Building the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will require the skills and dedication of thousands of hardworking men and women in this region. We want you to be part of the team!
The ACP will bring thousands of new jobs and billions in economic activity to communities across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina. Pipeline construction is estimated to support 17,000 jobs, $2.7 billion in economic activity and $4.2 million in annual local tax revenue. Some examples of construction-related jobs include the following:
The ACP project team and Spring Ridge Constructors are working with leading construction trade unions to hire and train the workforce and are committed to hiring at least half of the workforce through local unions.
If you are a tradesperson looking to work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, get in touch with your union representative, below:
Meet Brian Simpson, heavy equipment operator and union member. He's the kind of hard-working Virginia local the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is proud to hire to fill one of the 17,000 jobs needed to bring this project to life.
Dura-Bond Industries produced steel pipe for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, adding jobs and improving the local economy.
In Spring 2018, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline team welcomed over 1,000 visitors to open houses and job fairs in West Virginia, North Carolina and Virginia.
Construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline will require approximately 50 to 85 inspectors for each of the construction spreads. The majority of construction inspectors hired for this 600-mile underground, interstate gas transmission pipeline must be certified through the American Petroleum Institute’s Pipeline Construction Inspector program (API 1169). Learn more about hiring and certification for inspectors here. If you are an inspector, specialist, or worker willing to travel, send an email to the ACP project team.
Sources: The Economic Impacts of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, ICF International, February 2015The Economic Impact of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina, Chimura Economics & Analytics, September 2014
Support from local vendors, suppliers and businesses is critical to the success of pipeline construction. If your company is interested in being a supplier to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, complete our Vendor Registration Form.