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Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., (OTI) is dedicated to promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship. Founded in 1989 as a small support group led by four tradeswomen (an elevator constructor, two carpenters and an operating engineer), OTI was reorganized as Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, in 1999. OTI was founded on the principles that women deserve and can attain economic self-sufficiency through pursuing careers in the building, mechanical, electrical, and utility trades while helping and encouraging the trades industry build up a diverse workforce.

Today the organization is comprised of nearly 400 members, three programs, an annual trades career fair for women and girls, and the support of trades industry employers. Please see the Programs page for more details about OTI’s programs.

Employment Opportunities at OTI

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. (OTI) is hiring an experienced Workforce Project Manager to work with our Executive Director and collaborative partners to establish and manage a 2-year project funded by the US Department of Labor to increase the number of women in registered apprenticeship in the 13 western states.

The Workforce Project Manager will coordinate efforts with OTI, Washington State’s Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women (ANEW), and California’s Tradeswomen, Inc. (TWI) to offer technical assistance to individual women seeking apprenticeship careers, to apprenticeship training centers and other stakeholders to recruit and retain women in their programs, and to collect and analyze data to provide a full picture of the state of women in apprenticeship in the western region.

To Apply:

Download the Workforce Project Manager Job Description which includes application instructions

Download OTI’s standard application form which includes application instructions

Application Deadline:
No later than 5:00 pm, Monday, October 27, 2014

3934 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. #101  |  Portland, Oregon 97212  |   phone: 503.335.8200  |  fax: 503.249.0445

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