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Careers in
Construction

Would you like to get a job in this industry? Think about these types of careers.

72% of all electricians work in construction.

Most people in these careers work in construction:

Career name
Boilermakers
Brickmasons & Blockmasons
Carpenters
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Bright Outlook
Construction Laborers
Cost Estimators
Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installers
Bright Outlook
Earth Drillers
Electricians
Elevator & Escalator Installers & Repairers
Fence Erectors
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers
Bright Outlook
Floor Layers
Floor Sanders & Finishers
Glaziers
Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, & Tile & Marble Setters
Helpers--Carpenters
Helpers--Electricians
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, & Stucco Masons
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
Helpers--Roofers
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall
Insulation Workers, Mechanical
Bright Outlook
Mechanical Door Repairers
Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators
Pile Driver Operators
Pipelayers
Plasterers & Stucco Masons
Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
Roofers
Segmental Pavers
Sheet Metal Workers
Solar Energy Installation Managers
Bright Outlook
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians
Stonemasons
Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Tapers
Terrazzo Workers & Finishers
Bright Outlook
Tile & Stone Setters
Weatherization Installers & Technicians
25% of all security and fire alarm systems installers work in construction.

Some people in these careers work in construction:

Career name
Career name
Architectural & Civil Drafters
Audiovisual Equipment Installers & Repairers
Bridge & Lock Tenders
Carpet Installers
Civil Engineers
Bright Outlook
Commercial Divers
Bright Outlook
Construction Managers
Crane & Tower Operators
Dredge Operators
Drilling & Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Electrical & Electronics Drafters
Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Fire-Prevention & Protection Engineers
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
Geothermal Technicians
Health & Safety Engineers
Bright Outlook
Helpers--Extraction Workers
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers
Hoist & Winch Operators
Manufactured Building & Mobile Home Installers
Millwrights
Bright Outlook
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Motorboat Operators
Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
Occupational Health & Safety Technicians
Painters, Construction & Maintenance
Paperhangers
Project Management Specialists
Bright Outlook
Pump Operators
Radio, Cellular, & Tower Equipment Installers & Repairers
Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators
Refractory Materials Repairers
Riggers
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Septic Tank Servicers & Sewer Pipe Cleaners
Bright Outlook
Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers
Transportation Engineers
Water/Wastewater Engineers
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers
Bright Outlook
Wind Turbine Service Technicians