The construction industry is eager to recruit and train more women—a group that is among the fastest growing segment of the construction workforce.
Veterans have a unique advantage when it comes to pursuing construction careers. They know how to work in a team, have experience overcoming unique challenges and are comfortable working in all types of environments.
Most construction career opportunities do not require a college degree, yet still offer the kind of pay and benefits that lead to a comfortable, middle-class lifestyle. With a high school degree and a solid work ethic, anytime can find the right position within the construction industry to launch their career.
Whether you are tired of working in a fluorescent-lit cube farm, discovered your prior career was not essential, or are just ready to a change, the construction industry is ready to get you trained, hired and paid.
Hear stories from real construction professionals in our community.
I started out in college, but couldn't see myself drowning in debt for a degree that in all liklihood I wasn't going to use. I've been in construction for more than five years now, and I'm not going anywhere.Travis, Carpenter
I use drones on the construction site, and it's great being able to combine construction and technology. I'm excited to come to work every day.Jared, Project Manager