Careers in Construction

Essential Careers

This title offers authoritative and comprehensive information for any young person looking to forge their way into the construction industry but doesn't know where to start. Readers are first introduced to the general areas of construction such as working with stone, metal, large machines, and architecture tools and software. They are then given the specific jobs within each area, such as stonemason, welder, crane operator, carpenter, electrician, contractor, and civil engineer, among others. The text highlights benefits and obstacles of each trade, as well as the job outlook. This information is designed to give readers a clear and comprehensive education in potential opportunities in area. With each chapter covering the general fields of construction and then focusing in on the specific jobs, this book serves as a reliable roadmap for any young person who is interested in a job in construction.

Library Bound Book List: $37.47 / S&L: $28.10
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Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4488-9476-5
Author : Heather Niver
Copyright : 2014
Language : English
Category : Guidance, Careers
Pages : 80
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 624.023
Subject : Guidance, Careers
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF005000
Introductory and Epilogue Material • Index • Glossary • Web Sites • Further Reading • Bibliography • Author Biography • For Further Information Section • Sidebars