Construction Career Pathways

Discovering your own pathway to a rewarding career can be as unique as you are! Click on the information below to find out what each job entails, what you’ll need to know to jump-start your own career and to see how much you could earn from a career in construction.

Carpenter

Carpenters measure, cut and shape wood, plastic, fiberglass and drywall. Commercial and industrial carpenters construct, erect, install and repair structures and fixtures.

Construction Manager

Construction Managers are essential to completing projects on time and on budget. Their duties can include planning, coordinating, budgeting and supervising construction projects from development to completion.

Concrete Finisher

Concrete Finishers smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools.

Craft Laborer

Working as a Craft Laborer is a great way to get your foot in the door to other career opportunities in the construction industry.

Diesel Technician

Diesel Technicians work on maintenance or repair of trucks/trailers, construction equipment, and agriculture equipment.

Electrician

Electricians install and maintain all of the electrical and power systems for our homes, businesses and factories. In large factories, electricians usually do maintenance work that is more complex.

Estimator

Construction Estimators calculate the price of time, labor and materials for a specific job, and then put together a bid.

Engineer

Engineers design, construct, supervise, operate and maintain large construction projects and systems including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.

Heavy Equipment Operator

Heavy Equipment Operators operate equipment that clears and grades land to prepare it for construction of roads, buildings and bridges, as well as airport runways, power generation facilities, dams, levees and other structures.

HVAC Technician

HVAC Technicians are always piecing things together as they install, maintain and repair heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

Plumber

Plumbers do much more than fix sinks and toilets in residential homes. They design and install piping systems that distribute water and remove waste from buildings, and connect heating and cooling systems.

Truck Driver

Why should you become a CDL Truck Driver? Four reasons: money, job security, opportunities to travel, and the relatively easy-to-earn Class A CDL!