"The construction industry focuses on the ideation, creation and maintenance of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. They also work on creating and maintaining structures such as roads, bridges and utility systems. While many people may think of the construction industry only as it relates to new construction, professionals within this industry may also work on projects involving additions, remodels, repairs and maintenance of existing buildings and structures." Indeed lists 20 primary job type in the construction industry: Construction worker Construction inspector Flooring installer Surveyor Glazier (cut / install glass) Tile setter Brick mason Roofer Concrete finisher Ironworker Crane operator Plumber Carpenter Painter Electrician Pipefitter Cost estimator Safety manager Construction manager Civil engineer See the link below for more details about each job description and wages. Indeed Career Guide. Published 2022. Accessed October 31, 2022. https://www.indee
The WNC Construction Career Day is an event at the Smoky Mountain Event Center (Haywood County Fairgrounds) in Waynesville. This is an opportunity for WNC students to learn more about the construction industry, skilled trades, and the many careers that are in demand, talk with company representatives and participate in hands-on activities. Visit regularly for updates.