Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Podcast: SMACNA President Discusses Workforce Development and Other Industry Trends

Mar 26, 2020

Angie Simon 555x600SMACNA President Angie Simon talks to ACHR about its IgniteYourCareer initiative and the comprehensive workforce development efforts SMACNA has undertaken to raise awareness of the industry and draw attention to high wages and increased career opportunities for both craft and non-craft positions.

Angie talks about bringing more women into the trade, drawing in more apprentices at an earlier age, the advantages of carrying no debt after college or post-secondary school, and the attractive wages and benefits offered to new hires.

Listen to the Podcast.

Visit SMACNA’s workforce development site,