Why Choose a Career in Construction or Manufacturing?

When someone says construction or manufacturing, the image that likely jumps into your head is wrong. Most people think of the Three D’s: Dirty. Dangerous. Dead End. All wrong. People think of careers like laborer or assembly line worker. Also wrong.

Today’s manufacturing and construction environments are safe, clean workspaces where skilled trades people build state of the art buildings and products. It is not brute force labor—we use lasers, robots and technology; machines do the heavy lifting. There are opportunities for rapid advancement and many employers pay for all of the training.

Construction and manufacturing offers rewarding skilled trades careers for men and women, young to old, all colors shapes and sizes. Fill out the form above to have someone contact you and talk about starting your new career today.

Skilled Trades Industry Career Paths

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Skilled Trades Careers

In what direction could your future career point?

The skilled trades encompass so many options across the Construction and Manufacturing Industries. Click on the samples below to watch more about only a few of your choices. Then, fill out the form above.

Engineering Technician

Are you details oriented? Use your design and data skills as an engineering technician.


Are you all about the details? Consider being a plumber or pipefitter so everything flows correctly.

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Do you like to fix things? Consider being an industrial maintenance technician to keep the shop running smoothly.


Do you love fireworks? Consider being a welder and let the sparks fly everyday.


Make your career all about making things by becoming a machinist.


Like adventure? Consider being an ironworker where you can balance on top of skyscrapers.


Do you like building, traveling, and being outdoors? Consider being a carpenter for a fun career putting up walls, doors, ceilings, installing steps, cabinets and more.

HVAC Technician

Want to be known as Mr./Ms. Fix it? Like to build models? Consider being an HVAC technician to help keep us warm and cool.


If you are into sound systems, robotics, tinkering with wires, don’t mind doing some calculations—consider being an electrician.

Production Technician

Keep the operation flowing by becoming a production technician.

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