The Construction Industry Isn’t Just Hammers and Nails

Careers in the Construction Industry

I’m always on the prowl for what’s hot in career planning, not to mention getting people to “Think Outside the Box” when it comes to making career moves and decisions.  I know when I think “Construction” my brain automatically goes to tradespeople and new homes, but in reality there’s a great big world in the construction industry, and so many careers you probably never considered, or even heard of before.

If more than a few of the bullet points below hit home, you definitely might want to check out the careers I’ve listed below, as well as do some more exploring over at’s Architecture & Construction industry page. It’s just a start, but could help get you on your way. Ok, here goes… Check out the list below:

  • Are you good at fixing things?
  • Do you enjoy working with your hands?
  • Like to design &/or build things?
  • Like being outdoors?
  • Enjoy working with tools?
  • Loved playing with Legos when you were a kid?
  • Are you good at following directions?
  • Are you able to visualize projects in your mind?
  • Like decorating or making changes to rooms at your house?
  • Are you good at design or building models?

So, if you answered yes to most of these questions then it’s a no-brainer to at least explore careers in the Architecture & Construction career industry here. It’ll give you a head start.