Construction and Trades

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Infobase Publishing, 2008 - Business & Economics - 116 pages
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For people who enjoy working with their hands, entering the construction or other trade fields can begin right after high school. Once a worker has gained enough experience, many of these well-paying jobs have the potential for self-employment. This new career guide features 12 careers in construction and trades for students with a high school diploma.

Career profiles include:
  • Carpenter
  • Carpet installer
  • Cement or brick mason
  • Construction laborer
  • Electrician
  • HVAC technician
  • Metalworker
  • Painter or paperhanger
  • Plumber or pipe fitter
  • Road-crew member
  • and more.
 

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Contents

Construction Laborer or Construction Equipment Operator
9
Painter or Paperhanger
18
Electrician
26
Plumber or Pipe Fitter
34
Cement or Brick Mason
43
Carpet Installer
51
HVAC Technician
58
Hazmat Worker
66
Metalworker
75
Line Tower or AntennaCrew Member
83
RoadCrew Member
91
Appendix
99
Index
110
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About the author (2008)

Kenneth C. Mondschein, a former project editor at Charles Scribner's Sons, is an active blogger and Internet columnist

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