Do you love to work outdoors? Are you interested in practical physics? If so, then rigging may be the career for you. Riggers attach loads of construction equipment to cranes or structures using cables, pulleys and winches.
Are you interested in the construction and maintenance of a variety of machines and equipment? If so, then being a millwright may be for you. Millwrights install, align and level a wide range of heavy machinery like pumps and conveyor belts.
Are you a problem solver with a talent for details? If so, then instrumentation technology may be the career for you. Instrument technicians perform installation and maintenance functions and are trained in piping, tubing, fasteners and metallurgy.
Want a career that allows you to use state-of-the-art heavy machinery to move massive materials? Using a series of joysticks, levers, and pedals, crane operators use their knowledge of load calculations to place materials around a construction site.
Do you like tinkering with wires, sound systems and robotics? Electricians install and maintain the electrical power systems for our homes, businesses and factories. In addition, they repair and upgrade electrical machines.
Want to create something new or restore something old? Building everything from skyscrapers to bridges, ironworkers construct the skeleton of a structure that allows other trades to install their work.
Do you like problem-solving? Maintenance contractors are responsible for the everyday upkeep of equipment, screening work orders and assembling, installing and repairing mechanical, HVAC, rigging, hydraulics and electrical control systems.
Heavy Equipment Operator
Do you want to operate heavy equipment in engineering and construction projects? Heavy equipment operators clear and grade land for the construction of roads, buildings, and bridges, manufacturing facilities, power generation facilities, dams, levees, and other structures.
Want to design, control and operate specialized processes for a petrochemical plant or refinery? Process technicians are responsible for the safe and reliable operation of refineries and petrochemical plants.