Gedeon Torres Paved the Pathway to Success
Gedeon Torres has secured full-time employment with Viking Construction with the help of Capital Workforce Partners North Central Region Jobs Funnel, the City of Hartford and Capital Masonry Company Inc.
He was one of 13 trainees who completed a combination of classroom and 4 weeks of field instruction. Capital Masonry oversaw the worksite experience that consisting of approximately 400 linear feet of sidewalk at the corner of Vine and Coventry Streets . Trainees learned valuable skills in cement masonry including excavation of new foundations, concrete forming and finishing.
The staff at Viking Construction has expressed their satisfaction with Gedeon's performance and, as a result, are looking to hiring additional residents through the program.
This program was made possible by Hartford Foundation for Public Giving funds and contract award by the City of Hartford to Capital Masonry Inc.