Des Moines’ First Annual Build My Future Event

April 17, 2019 | Iowa Skilled Trades – Iowa State Fairgrounds

This year marked Des Moines’ 1st Annual Build My Future Event where more than 30 high schools, nearly 3,000 students, across the state of Iowa gathered to learn about career options in construction and skilled trades. The Des Moines event was hosted by the Home Builders of Greater Des Moines and the Iowa Skilled Trades Association.

GAF Roofing System

Pictured right is Jeff Lemke,  HSI’s Roofing Manager. He is shown explaining one of the 6 components that make up a GAF Roofing System.

This event showcased high-skill, high-wage, in-demand careers in Iowa’s skilled trades, allowing students to explore and participate in hands-on activities. The event put students in the middle of the action so they could see the different career paths available in Iowa and learn the different levels of training and education required.

Joe Smith, President of HSI

Joe Smith, President of Home Solutions of Iowa learns about some of the students’ goals and explains what a day in the home improvement industry is like.

Build My Future was a great opportunity for us to talk to students one on one while showing them what a day in the life of a roofing and siding contractor looks like. Students were taught how to install a complete GAF Roofing System from start to finish and the proper safety required for using the tools to complete the job.

Students gathered to learn about roofing installation.

Students gathered to learn about roofing installation.

At Home Solutions of Iowa, we bring a level of expertise that is virtually unrivaled by other roofing contractors. As a GAF Master Elite® 2 Star President’s Club Steep Slope Award winner, HSI is recognized as one of the “elite of the elite” residential roofing contractors in the United States. With more than 20 years of Midwest construction experience and a stellar reputation throughout the community, we are Iowa’s number one roofer.

To learn more about what makes Home Solutions of Iowa great and why you should choose to work for us, contact HSI and learn about future employment and current job openings today.