Careers in Construction
supporting the future of home building
Home builders across the country are seeking skilled workers to help them build the American Dream. This means there is ample opportunity for motivated students seeking a rewarding career path. Residential construction industry is one of the few sectors where demand for new workers is rising and there is a notable shortage of professionals.
From an entry-level labor position, a home building worker has the opportunity to learn more highly-skilled trades, serve as frontline management, grow into a company management role and eventually, for those with an entrepreneurial spirit, perhaps own their own home building firm. And this is just within one type of company; there is always the opportunity to take a job with a supplier, a specialty contractor or any other of dozens of supporting companies essential to the residential construction industry.
This San Antonio man went from a $12/hr job to making $105,000 in just 4 years. How? Check out the story of how he became journeyman plumber.
In the current climate, the number of open construction sector jobs typically hovers between 300,000 and 400,000 nationally.
Colleges & Trade Training Programs
Austin Community College Design Manufacturing Construction & Applied Technologies
Texas State University
Texas State Technical College Construction
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