*The total new jobs number represents new jobs from sector growth as well as replacement openings due to retirements by 2025.
Build your future in one of the country’s most important industries.
If you haven’t considered the construction industry in your job search, you should know about some of the things that make it a good option, even if you’re not a carpenter:
As the country’s largest industry, more people work in construction than in any other industry.
Workers in construction change how their city looks and feels and pave the way for the future with their work.
Construction jobs offer some of the top wages in the market.
Many employers will help pay for training and support and encourage staff.
Who Shines in Construction?
While certain skills for specific jobs are often needed, practical, creative problem-solvers are excellent fits for careers in construction, no matter what job you do in the industry. Many positions provide on-the-job-training, where you are paid while you learn.
Explore the Variety of Jobs in Construction
From small, family-owned companies to large corporations and government employers, there are hundreds of job categories in the construction industry.
Click on the images below to learn more about each job.
Learn more about construction with this quick and easy self-guided overview e-Learning course. Simply follow the prompts to explore whether or not you would be a good fit for a job in this exciting and ever-changing industry.
Get a look at a day in the life of some construction employees.
204 S.E. Stonemill Drive, | Vancouver, WA, 98684
506 High Street | Oregon City, OR, 97045
19421 SE Stark St. | Portland , OR , 97233
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241 SW Edgeway Drive | Beaverton, OR, 97006
7995 SW Mohawk St. | Tualatin, OR , 97662
305 S. Pacific Ave. | Kelso, WA, 98626
7915 SE Foster Rd. | Portland, OR, 97206