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Construction Job Overview

Construction workers play a vital role in the economic growth of an area. They perform physical labor to build, repair, and maintain residential and commercial buildings throughout the world. There are general construction workers who typically perform jobs such as demolition, digging trenches or ditches and loading or unloading equipment at a job site.

As construction workers take on more work, they can start to specialize in certain areas of construction, such as painting, plumbing, sheet metal installation, electrical work, carpentry, cement masonry and more. These jobs have heavy physical requirements, so workers must be in good health and free from medical conditions that limit their abilities.

Daily tasks might include:

  • Using machinery and tools to dig and level the ground
  • Installing building components, including drywall, sheet metal, concrete, etc.
  • Repairing, installing, or replacing pipes
  • Installing or repairing roofing
  • Demolition of buildings

Construction Job Education Requirements

Most general construction jobs don't require formal education, as the Construction Managers understand the value of training while on the job. If seeking a more specialized area of construction work, training and an apprenticeship under a licensed and qualified Contractor or Electrician may be necessary in order to learn how to perform these aspects of the work. Those who work with hazardous materials, such as asbestos, lead, and mold, will also need additional training and education in how to protect themselves and others from the dangerous chemicals and effects.

Construction Job Market

Even during slower economic times, construction jobs are often available throughout the country. Construction is always necessary, whether it involves tearing down and replacing a building or starting new construction in an undeveloped area. In a study performed by the Bureau of Labor, more than 800,000 construction workers performed some type of work on a project in 2012. In the next decade, statistics show that construction jobs will continue to grow by 21%, with more than 1 million workers needed to meet the demand.

Construction Job Salary Information

The average median salary for a construction job is just under $30,000. Construction workers who specialize in a specific area of construction can earn higher wages based on their experience and knowledge. In bigger cities on the East Coast, such as New York City and Boston, these jobs pay higher, and construction workers in Honolulu take home an average salary of over $52,000. In 2012, the average construction worker earned $34,490 per year.

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Faithful+Gould is a leading project management consultancy protecting and maximizing our clients’ interests in the planning and delivery of projects. Operating at the forefront of our industry for more than 60 years, we provide a blend of services to the public and private sectors. We are dedicated to providing innovative solutions by combining professional knowledge and skills with our diverse em...
Construction Project Manager/Construction Manager: Work as part of a project team assisting with development of scope and schedule for project work. Provides excellent client service, contributes to growth of company, enhances own professional and personal skills, and meets assigned financial targets. Responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accountin...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Estimator - Construction Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Senior Estimator - Construction Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Senior Estimator - Construction with experience, please read on! The Senior Estimator is responsi...
Company Confidential Bath, PA, 18014
General A Long standing Lehigh Valley Equal Opportunity construction firm is looking to hire experienced CONSTRUCTION FOREMEN, PIPE FOREMEN, HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS, CONSTRUCTION LABORS, CONCRETE FINISHERS, TRUCK DRIVERS, & PIPE LAYERS to complete a large 6 year project which is now under contract and will begin March 30th. Salary can be up to $30 an hour with a full benefit package de...
Job Description: Construction Project Manager seeking a candidate with 3 years of experience in underground construction, pipeline, meeting deadlines, self-motivated, detail oriented; have above average interpersonal skills and have excellent follow-through capability. Support Project Managers on multiple projects in all aspects of the construction process --- from estimating the project to manag...
Project Manager: Commercial contractor specializing in National Brand Quick Service Restaurants searching for experienced project manager. Must be proficient in reading and understanding blueprints, knowledgeable of "ground up" construction practices, and skilled in the use of MS Office programs. Superintendent: Commercial contractor specializing in National Brand Quick Service Restaurants sear...
We are a family owned General Contracting/Construction Management company that has been in business for 23 years handling all commercial projects. Our work consists throughout the Tri-State area, but mostly NJ/NY. Our company is growing. Responsibilities • Read/Understand Blueprints • Conduct meetings • Manage employee/labor relations • Manage employee/subcontractors performance • Run safety...
To deliver world-class healthcare for a community exceeding 600,000 people, WellStar is more than 11,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With five unique hospitals, over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in...
Construction Superintendent, Commercial Construction A large CM/GC based in the Midwest is looking for a Commercial Construction Superintendent for their VA projects. This position is based in Fredericksburg, VA with limited travel throughout the region. This company has enjoyed tremendous success for decades, operating in diverse commercial and industrial markets with services in design/build an...
Concrete Construction Inspector / Lab Technicians / ACI Concrete Technician / Construction Inspector Part Time Position, however expected to work around 40 hours per week (estimated 2 year duration) Location : Lehighton, PA & Trenton, NJ - (Two Locations) Note : Office is based out of Long Island, NY (Employee will not need to report to the office) Requirements : - Must Possess : o ACI Concr...
Frankel Staffing Partners has an immediate opportunity available with our client, a general contracting company, in the Durham area. This is a rapidly-expanding and highly successful company working on high profile projects. Seek exceedingly capable candidate to assume this challenging and fast-paced role. We're seeking a top-notch Administrative Assistant to support their team with a diverse ra...
Job Summary CompanyDHS Consulting, Inc. LocationSan Diego, CA 92111 IndustriesManagement Consulting Services Job TypeFull Time Employee Years of Experience5+ Years Education LevelBachelor's Degree Career LevelManager (Manager/Supervisor or Staff) About the Job Job Title Construction Manager, Resident Engineer, Office Engineer, Construction Inspector, Contract Administrators TypeFull time...
Construction Superintendent / Project Manager Be a part of one of the leading custom builders in Houston. Ranked as one of the top fastest growing businesses in Houston. We are currently looking for an experienced and detail oriented individual to manage several projects in Houston. The projects will range from $500,000 to multi-millions. Job Description As a full-time project manager, you wil...
Job Description Title: Project Superintendent Civil Construction Basic Function: Completes construction projects by planning, organizing, and controlling projects; completing quality inspections; supervising sub-contractors and craftsmen.Receives technical and operational supervision from assigned project managers or other designated supervisors. Responsibilities: Maintains safe, secure, and...
Experienced Construction Project Manager wanted. Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years experience on one to five million dollar projects. Resumes should be forwarded to *****....
About the Company Rose Paving Company, a multi- million- dollar company, leads in providing complete parking lot management solutions to commercial and industrial properties nationwide. Services include asphalt patching; asphalt reconstruction; asphalt resurfacing; sealcoating; cracksealing; concrete maintenance including installation and repair of concrete curbs, walks, and pads; storm sewer rep...
The Civil Superintendent is responsible for day-to-day supervision of the project site and is directly responsible for project safety. The Superintendent coordinates material deliveries and supervises field labor for self-performed work. The Superintendent also monitors subcontractor progress, ensures project completion dates, and resolves field conflicts. Requirements: Candidates should have 7-...
Teal Construction Company – We are a thriving Commercial General Contractor / Design Builder / Construction Manager firm that began in 1947. Currently, we are looking for experienced Project Managers / Superintendents for our Houston and Corpus Christi offices. Position is Full-time and annual salaried. Job duties will include, but are not limited to: Drafting and negotiating owner contracts ...
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Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, provide complete hands-on training and lifetime technical support. You can get started with as little as $2,000 dollars down. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn mo...

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