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Showing posts from January, 2023

What are the hardest construction jobs to fill?

  Construction Dive provides 5 jobs that are tough to fill: Mechanics  / Millwrights Carpenters Plumbers Construction Managers Electricians Support the WNC Career Construction Day on March 28 & 29 by sponsoring your business or volunteering.  We are expecting >500 high school students each day!

What’s in store for construction in 2023?

What may the future of construction in 2023? Architecture? Construction backlog? Material prices? Labor shortages? Construction input costs> Strupp J. 5 charts that hint at what’s in store for construction in 2023. Construction Dive. Published December 6, 2022. Accessed January 10, 2023. ‌

What construction-trades degrees and credentials are sought by local employers?

According to a recent Asheville State of the Workforce survey in Western North Carolina, these are the desired industry-specific credentials sought: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Certification Journeyman qualifications OSHA 10 training National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) training Training or experience in construction, HVAC, plumbing, landscaping See all of the data in this PDF.