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Skilled Trades Industry Overview

Cutting across major industry sectors from manufacturing to construction, jobs in skilled trades offer traditional employment opportunities that also change with the times and in many cases cannot be automated or offshored. Millions of American businesses ranging from very small home-improvement firms to civil construction behemoths, automotive parts makers and vehicle assembly plants offer work in skilled trades. Large employers of skilled trades workers include painting contractor Long Painting; site-preparation contractor Hayward Baker; and drywall, plaster acoustic and insulation contractor APi Group.

Skilled Trades Job Market

More than 438,000 Americans held jobs as machinists or tool and die makers in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), with these occupations expected to grow 7 percent by 2020, slower than the average occupation. There were just over 1 million carpenters in 2010, and their ranks were projected to grow by 20 percent by 2020, faster than the average occupation. Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters held nearly 420,000 jobs in 2010, with healthy growth of 26 percent expected by 2020.

Skilled trades jobs are seeing tremendous change in the 2010s. In manufacturing, robots and outsourcing are always a threat to US skilled trades employment. Yet employers complain that they can't find enough skilled trades talent to meet the key challenge of the 21st century: adapting to continuous and accelerating changes in technology. The bottom line: Well-trained, technically astute skilled tradespeople will be able to find challenging employment opportunities.

Common skilled trades careers include machinist, tool designer, fabricator, production technician, carpenter, mason, plumber, pipefitter, steamfitter, electrician, painter and roofer.

Skilled Trades Salaries

Machinists earned median annual wages of $39,220 in May 2011, according to the BLS. Carpenters? median wages were $40,010; the top 10 percent earned $71,890. Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters earned median annual pay of $47,750; the middle 50 percent grossed between $36,050 and $64,790.

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SunCap Property Group, a national commercial real estate development firm, is seeking a full-time Project/Construction Manager. Prospective candidates should be experienced and looking to grow with our firm. The position will be located in our Denver, Colorado Office with travel to various western regions of the country as business dictates. GENERAL DESCRIPTION The Project Manager is responsible...
APC is seeking an Associate Land Representative for a position in Plainfield, IN. Utilize working knowledge of real estate law and engineering discipline to assist in acquisition projects. Researches public records, internal records, and engineering drawings to determine Company’s rights on associated properties. Utilize internal/external GIS systems to map easements. Research and prepare dist...
About the Company: American Modern Insurance Group (American Modern) is a widely recognized, national leader in the specialty insurance business home-based in suburban Cincinnati, OH. With more than 48 years of experience in the manufactured housing insurance sector, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property, like mobile homes and specialty dwellings, as well...
Sears Home Improvement Products and Services, a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is one of America's largest home improvement companies for siding and windows installation with operations in 45 states. Our products include siding, custom manufactured and installed windows, custom home entry doors, kitchen remodeling, custom cabinet refacing and Heating V...
Job Purpose: Completes construction projects by planning, organizing, and controlling projects; completing quality inspections; supervising sub-contractors and staff. Duties: * Accomplishes construction human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, apprai...
COMPANY INFORMATION: Large, privately owned construction related company Founded over 25 years ago Financially stable and consistently profitable for the last 20 years Uniquely positioned with few competitors Over 900 employees Unusually high growth potential Work Life Balance and Family are a Priority ADVANTAGES & BENEFITS: Competitive base salary Newly created position due to company g...
University Village Job Description for HVAC Tech II PURPOSE OFPOSITION Maintain campus buildings and equipment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. Use hand and power tools to perform periodic maintenance, minor and major repair to all r...
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Company: General/Electrical Contractor Position: General Electrical Project Manager General/Electrical Contractor in Elk Grove Village, IL Construction/Skilled Trade Section Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager will be to plan, organize, and oversee General/Electrical Construction Projects from award through completion. Creates and enforces adh...
Description: If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) The Lewin Group is a premier national health care and human services consulting and policy analysis firm with 40 years of experience findi...
Lead Solar Installer Job Description: My client is a Top Rated Solar company that serves the residential, commercial, municipalities, and agriculture markets. Their top notch solar team delivers some of the highest rated pv system installs in the Bay area. Responsibilities: Responsible for entire project site Responsible for safety of crew Responsible for quality and efficiency of installed ...
Solar Installation Coordinator Job Description: We have an exciting opportunity to join the Bay Area’s leading solar installation company and lead and mentor an amazing team of installers, planning managers, and inspection managers! Responsibilities: Learn & mange productivity, safety, & quality Review all drawings for accuracy (focus on electrical) Handle tier 2 & beyond technical support i...
Plumbers/Sewer and Drain Cleaners. Bore's Plumbing Inc. Full time position must have excellent driving record. Van and equipment provided. Paid training with vacation and holiday pay. Experience and or CDL license a plus. Pay based on experience. Call 636- 296-7772 or 314-843-0059 for an appointment or questions. (1984692)...
TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we have more than 245 branches throughout the country. Although we are national in reach and reliability, we have a small company feel as our highly trained professionals live and work in the communities they serve. As with our customers, we are committed to providing personalized att...
TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we have more than 245 branches throughout the country. Although we are national in reach and reliability, we have a small company feel as our highly trained professionals live and work in the communities they serve. As with our customers, we are committed to providing personalized att...
TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, we have more than 245 branches throughout the country. Although we are national in reach and reliability, we have a small company feel as our highly trained professionals live and work in the communities they serve. As with our customers, we are committed to providing personalized att...
General Building Maintenance. Able Manufacturing is seeking a general maintenance technician with carpentry, remodeling and all-round building maintenance skills. This individual will be doing special projects, light remodeling and other tasks as they are assigned. Wage based on skill level, experience and job history. Post-offer drug test required. Apply at: Able Manufacturing, 1000 S Schifferdec...
Project Manager Immediate opening for a full time career position with a well-established Palm Beach builder with newly renovated office space featuring strong overall compensation/benefits package Requirements: Minimum 5 years residential construction experience Strong background in structural through finish Knowledge of Town of Palm Beach building process & FL building codes. Must work ...
Service Center Supervisor for electric operations opportunity with a client located in Eastern Iowa. This position will be responsible for supervising electric field personnel in electric operations related functions of construction, operation and maintenance and customer service activities. This position is bonus eligible. Relocation is available for candidates that qualify. Responsibilities for...
Construction - Assistant Project Managers (2): Pittsford, MA & Dewitt, NY An excellent regional construction management company needs an Assistant Project Manager for several locations to assist the Site Superintendent with all general day-to-day duties including overseeing all sub contractors, work with owners, scheduling, and quality control of hotel projects. Review jobs costs with site superi...
Merit Shop mechanical contractor needs seasonal plumbers with current medical gas license (NFPA99& ASSE6010) for work in Northern VA. Drug free work place, EEO/AA/minority/male/female/disabled veteran. Please apply online at shapiroandduncan.balancetrak.com...

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