Mid-Level Careers in Construction
Architectural Design Technologist
Architectural design technologists coordinate with architects, designers, and engineers to design architecture for construction projects.
Building Controls Installer
Building controls installers are responsible for installing, programming, testing, calibrating, operating, and repair of control systems along with their related software, hardware, and equipment.
Civil CADD Designer
Civil CADD designers create CAD drawings, layouts, and designs using basic design and engineering principles and reviewing the drawings to ensure compliance with design standards.
Civil Design Technician
Civil design technicians CAD software to prepare detailed construction drawings, horizontal and vertical geometric information, 3D models for use in construction, and related maps and specifications used in the planning, design and construction of engineering projects.
Construction inspectors attend pre-construction meetings, evaluate plans and specifications for construction projects, and conduct field inspections to inspect standards of building structures and materials.
Construction supervisors oversee construction activities that take place on the worksite, and are heavily involved in planning, organizing, and controlling projects. Construction supervisors supervise contractors and staff while maintaining a safe work environment.
Control Systems Service Technician
Control systems service technicians install and maintain building control systems including HVAC systems or other industrial control systems that operate in homes, businesses, plants, and factories.
Cost estimators collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to construct a building.
Electrician apprentices support electricians in the maintenance, operation and repair of electrical systems.
Engineering technicians work alongside engineers to assist with research, evaluation, design, and quality control processes.
Excavation/Loading Equipment Operator
Excavation/loading equipment operators power machinery, such as powered-shovel, stripping-shovel, scraper loader, or back-hoe to excavate and load material.
Facility Management Technician
Facility management technicians schedule the repair and maintenance at all the facilities of an organization and regular tests to identify any irregularity in the electrical systems, machines, furniture, or other materials that are important for the functioning of the facility.
First-line supervisors are employed in all industries to direct production workers in the making or assembling of manufactured goods.
HVACR Technician (certificate)
HVACR technicians install, maintain, and repair indoor air quality systems, such as air conditioners.
Industrial Machinery Mechanic
Industrial machinery mechanics adjust and calibrate equipment, as well as maintain and repair factory equipment and other industrial machinery, such as conveying systems, production machinery, and packaging equipment.