What is the Columbia Pacific Building Trades Council?
CPBTC is an organization that represents 25 different crafts, including: asbestos workers, boilermakers, brick & stone masons, cement masons, electricians, elevator constructors, glaziers, ironworkers, laborers, linoleum & carpet layers, millwrights, painters & tapers, plumbers, plasterers, pipe fitters & steamfitters, roofers, sheet metal workers, sprinkler fitters and teamsters.
The CPBTC is committed to a high level of professionalism and quality because of our extensive apprenticeship and journey level programs. We have nine different training centers located throughout our area providing skill enhancement and training of thousands of apprentices and journey level workers. We spend over ten million dollars a year, 100% private sector, providing our members with access to training programs designed by the construction industry for the construction industry. These programs are State of Oregon Certified and nationally acclaimed.