Great Opportunities Are Ahead

Whether you are graduating high school or finishing your college degree program, there are some great opportunities ahead! Consider starting a satisfying career with a commercial construction firm in Texas.

Did you know construction workers’ pay in Texas averaged $55,700, seven percent more than all private sector employees in the state? It’s true. And Texas has more than 38,500 construction firms, of which 87% are small companies.

Construction craft professionals are in high demand throughout the state. There is an enormous shortage of skilled workers. By 2021, the total demand in Texas will be 1,190,197 skilled construction professionals (Build Your Future).

Also, according to a recent survey of Texas firms, 50% are having a difficult time filling non-craft, professional positions. These positions include estimators, safety directors and project managers.

Search through the Job Bank to see the opportunities available to you.

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“A career in construction gives you the opportunity to advance from entry level worker to business owner. Construction also allows workers to combine new, high-tech materials and methods with old-school artisan skills to build projects you can be proud of.”

Kenton Heinze
Braun & Butler Construction
Austin, Texas