Join an electrical apprenticeship and earn while you learn. Electricians connect a variety of fixtures to internal and external electricity sources. Electrician apprenticeships are an excellent way to get training in a career that makes a great life-long living wage. These are in-demand jobs with a faster than average growth outlook.
The plumbing profession offers many variations of career opportunities. You can be your own boss, be an independent contractor, or work for a large company. There will always be jobs for plumbers and since they are in such high demand, the pay is excellent!
Welders help assemble a variety of products, equipment, and sturctures. The current software of this trade is CAD and AutoCAD. A welder can have jobs working high above the din of cities constructing skyscrapers, or deep under water in marine construction projects.
Framing & drywall workers are essential in the construction industry. Building would cease without these skilled workers. This career pathway has a bright long-term future. As long as there are buildings going up, or being remodeled, there will be jobs in this field.
A General Contractor works to coordinate all sub-contractors' and workers' schedules for the construction projects' duration. The "GC" works with the customer as well to deliver the desired results on budget and on time. It is a career with a high level of responsibility, and these jobs pay well.
The aging infrastructure of the United States is requiring re-construction of many roads and bridges across this huge country. Heavy equipment operators are jobs in high demand due to the vast amount of work to be done. If you enjoy working outdoors and like to travel, this is the career for you.