Construction Jobs

Construction Employment Information


Construction Industry Overview


The US commercial and heavy construction industry comprises approximately 80,000 firms with about $545 billion in total annual revenue, according to Hoovers. Major creators of construction jobs include Bechtel, Fluor, Jacobs Engineering, Peter Kiewit Sons’ and Turner Construction. Additional jobs in construction are found in the residential sector, with 170,000 business locations bringing in about $325 billion in annual revenue, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Construction Job Market


Careers in construction are sharply segmented by occupation. Carpenters held just over 1 million jobs in 2010, while construction managers held about 523,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). These two construction occupations alone are projected to add a total of more than 280,000 jobs from 2010 to 2020.

Leading trades jobs in construction are brick masons, carpenters, drywall installers, electricians, glaziers, insulation installers, painters, plasterers, plumbers and roofers.

Other construction job opportunities include construction estimator, construction project manager, construction inspector, construction equipment operator and various engineering roles.

The market for construction employment has been among the hardest hit of US industries since the recession began in 2007. When the industry hit bottom, 5.5 million people were employed in construction -- 2.2 million fewer than the all-time high in 2006. In 2011 and 2012, demand for construction work had recovered only modestly due to the glut of commercial and residential building stock in most markets.

Construction Salaries


Wages for work in construction vary substantially by trade. Median annual wages across all construction and extraction occupations in May 2011 were $39,820, according to the BLS. The middle 50 percent earned between $29,720 and $56,130. The top 10 percent earned more than $73,000.

Median wages for construction managers were $84,240 in May 2011, with the middle 50 percent earning between $64,780 and $112,020 and the top 10 percent making $149,070, the BLS reports.
RSS

1000+ Construction jobs found on Monster.

Jobs 1 to 20 of 20356
Job Scope Responsible for overseeing and coordinating construction/design/store planning/facilities maintenance and work teams with an in-depth knowledge of retail and commercial construction and a broad network of industry resources, ensuring projects meet all standards, time lines, cost controls and maintain client satisfaction. Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities · Responsible for the di...
Company Confidential Charlotte, NC, 28206
CAREER ADVANCEMENTS AVAILABLE - Field service/repair employees needed for commercial equipment assembly, repair, retrofit and maintenance. Company is based near I-85 & Graham St. in Charlotte, but most work is performed at customer's location which requires travel and overnight stays (most all within the Carolinas). Specific days worked each week will vary according to customer job requirements an...
Job Description: Exciting opportunity being created due to nationwide growth within this successful Construction Contracting company. The team has grown to the extent that a new position is being created for a person with strong experience working in a mid to large construction company. Looking for someone that can bring their expertise in continuing to develop and grow this team. This Constructio...
Job Description: South County organization is seeking a talented, professional and skilled Analyst to help close the deal. Work with sales representative in gathering pertinent information, research, and exhaust all avenues of information in to a well laid out and thought out presentation for the client. Areas of production: Cash flow & Financial models for land development projects Residential co...
Construction Materials Testing Technician Duties: Construction Materials Testing Technician will be responsible for the testing of all materials including soils, asphalt and concrete on heavy highway construction projects. Materials Testers will be assigned to projects and will be on-site on a daily basis. Selected candidates will also be responsible for completing appropriate forms and paperwork...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Lead Estimator San Marcos, TX Full-Time $70,000 - $130,000 Posted 4/24/2014 Randy Kallick is recruiting for this position. Email your resume to Randy Apply Job Details If you are a Lead Estimator with commercial experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Successfully in business for over 20 years 2....
Job Description: Construction Manager Publicly-traded real estate investment firm seeking Construction Manager to oversee renovation projects at its growing portfolio of hotels located throughout the Southern United States. Williamsburg, Virginia based with medium to heavy travel required. Responsibilities · In conjunction with Senior Management, manage all aspects of project planning to include:...
Building Construction Leadman – Columbus, MT Cleary Building Corp. has an immediate full-time opening in Columbus, MT for a motivated self-starter to take charge of our jobsite construction operations!! Prior construction experience and the ability to read blueprints are essential to this position. This position will lead, supervise, and work alongside crew members in SAFELY performing tasks. Resp...
Contracts Expert with strong skills in Construction, engineering and EPC is needed to develop RFP strategy, lead cross functional teams through source selection, and effectively negotiate and deliver resulting contracts. Must have a BS and significant experience with purchasing and sourcing systems. This is a long term Contract position in Denver, CO. Responsibilities for the Contracts Administrat...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Construction – Change Career to - Truck Driver – Entry Level, No Experience, Full Time, w/ Training! C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, No experienced required. We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Tired of your current job, working conditions or instability? Come to C.R England and create a better career: become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! Experi...
Sponsored results
Up to $47/hr Part-Time Job Openings. Free Schedule, No Scam. Start Now
wahm.com/jobs
Construction Positions Open. Hiring Now - Apply Today!
Construction.Jobs2Careers.com
Leader In Government Opportunities Thousands of RFPs, Bids & Projects
www.governmentbids.com/construction
Build Your Home Improvement Biz. Enter Your Info & Get Leads Today!
HomeAdvisorPros.com

Get new jobs by email for this search
We'll keep looking and send you new jobs that match this search.
email me

Upload your resume and let employers find you!
It's that simple!

Answers for Construction Jobs

Questions & Answers Powered by Yahoo! Answers
How do i ask for a construction job?
There is a new construction hospital next street and I wanted to ask for any job there, in the construction there is a office I think do I ask there or what? I dont want to ask to the workers kinda e...

Popular Construction Articles

Resume Tips for Construction Workers Article Rating
You need a top-notch resume to land a construction job these days. Check out these tips to hammer out a new and improved resume in no time.
Sample Resume for a Construction Manager Article Rating
Get your resume in shape for new construction projects. Check out this sample for nuts-and-bolts guidance.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-311
eTrustLogo