Construction Job Resources on the Internet

Note: This article is the third and final installment in a three part series of articles focusing on the job search process.

Construction job opportunites abound with internet searchingSkilled construction workers looking for a new construction job might want to consider moving to Washington, D.C., North Dakota, Nebraska, Texas, California, or Indiana. According to the online magazine Electrical Construction and Maintenance, , these states have experienced an increase in new construction jobs during the month of October. Industry insiders also report New York and New Jersey will experience a slight increase in construction employment during the first quarter of 2013 due to Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. The Associated General Contractors of America’s findings show construction job employment rose by 17,000 jobs in October. The organization warns based on federal jobs data little has changed in regards to total construction employment levels. Despite employment gains, the industry is at a standstill.

In order to become aware of construction job career opportunities, you must become familiar with relevant job search engines. Most companies require workers to apply online for vacant positions. Paper applications are nearly extinct nowadays. If you have computer phobia, today would be a great time to get cured! This article will provide information on job search engines for those individuals pursuing new career opportunities in the construction field.

Skilled and qualified construction job workers will always be an asset regardless of the current hiring trends. If you would like to update your skills or attend a seminar before starting your job search, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) offers various continuing education opportunities at http://www.osha.gov. The Internet resources below will help get you started on your journey to finding a new job.

Construction Career Connection

http://www.careersinconstruction.ca/en/careers –  Careers in Construction is a comprehensive website regarding career paths and opportunities in the construction industry. It includes a career finder, explanations of various positions, skills inventory and basic safety information.

http://www.constructionjobs.com/index_eng.cfm – ConstructionJobs.com is a comprehensive job bank and resume database for the construction, design/build, and engineering industries. Applicants can post their resume as well as search for career opportunities.

http://www.constructionjobforce.com/ – Search jobs, post your resume, secure a GREAT job by using this resource!

 

General Job Search Engines

www.indeed.com – Type “construction jobs or a specific term such as welder

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