We are the skilled trades in your community.
Your future is in your hands. Join the men and women who work for the signatory contractors, suppliers, and skilled trade building industry in Central Iowa. We’re building our futures and the future of the Greater Des Moines community together. Build your career today!
We are the thousands of women and men who work for the signatory contractors, suppliers, and skilled trade building industry in our regions. Covering Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Dubuque, and the rest of Eastern Iowa – we’re building our careers and communities. Join us today!
Built by Pros is a pipeline to the skilled trades work force. We provide registered apprenticeships for long-term careers with competitive salary, benefits and no student debt.
Skilled and trained general contractors are hard to come by – especially those with the backing of a 15,000 organization such as Built by Pros.
Built By Pros was founded in Eastern Iowa as an organization committed to growing the union trades. Today, Built By Pros has chapters in both Eastern Iowa and Central Iowa focused on creating awareness around careers in the trades and utilizing union contractors. Our organization is a collaborative effort showcasing what can happen when those who build our communities, build a community for themselves and their futures.
We have formal training ranging from world-class apprenticeship programs at many area training centers, to university and college programs that provide the foundational skills that make the Building Pros of Eastern Iowa second to none. The Building Pros practice drug-free, safety trained, professional work in Eastern Iowa’s diverse and vibrant commercial building industry.
A gain of 400 construction jobs in the past year gives Cedar Rapids a 16th place national ranking in construction job growth according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.