Construction Technologies Academy
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Construction Managers are individuals who oversee the planning, design, and projects to name just a few responsibilities.
Construction technology, also known as con-tech, is a collection of tools, machines, and software that assist in making construction practices and processes more efficient.
Masonry workers also commonly known as masons use bricks, concrete, and concrete blocks to name a few to build walls, fences, and even walkways.
What Is Construction Technologies?
The construction industry is booming in Arizona but is experiencing a shortage of workers. Construction workers help build the house you live in, the school you attend, the buildings where people work, and the roads you drive on. Most homes, buildings, and structures are built by construction workers, from designing the blueprints to putting up the frame of a house or building, to installing the plumbing, electrical, heating, and air conditioning.
What Will I Be Doing?
Carpenters put up the framework of the building, create cabinets and build out the framing for windows and doors. Skilled workers like electricians, plumbers, and HVAC technicians each contribute to the finishing details to make the home or building ready to move into. Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish. Construction managers may have a main office but spend most of their time in a field office onsite, where they monitor projects and make decisions about construction activities.
How To Know if Construction Technologies Is for Me?
• Would you enjoy building things with your hands?
• Are you detail-oriented and appreciate quality work?
• Are you comfortable working both inside and outside?
SkillsUSA is an organization that provides competitions in six construction-related areas: carpentry, electrical construction wiring, HVAC, masonry, and plumbing.