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Apply Now: Southeast Construction Academy

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 5, 2019 7:45:00 AM

The Southeast Michigan Construction Academy (SEMCA) is an educational organization on a mission to train tomorrow's construction workforce to be skilled, motivated, and safety conscious. SEMCA is currently accepting applications for its various apprenticeship programs - which are designed to provide individuals with the experience and skills needed to work for construction companies in Michigan. If you've been searching for construction jobs in Michigan, but are not meeting all of the qualifications for your dream gig — SEMCA is a great place to start.

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Topics: Construction Career, Apprenticeships

Construction in Michigan: The Zipper Merge Explained

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 3, 2019 9:05:00 AM

Sunshine, fresh air and...construction barrels. Yep, it's summertime in the Mitten State. Construction projects are popping up all over Michigan, which means lane closures, traffic delays and, of course, driving debates.

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Topics: Construction Safety Tips

Going Pro In Construction: How to Find Skilled Trades Training

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 2, 2019 4:44:27 PM

When it comes to coupling great pay with career advancement opportunities, few occupations can compare to the construction industry right now.

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Topics: Training Programs, Construction Jobs, Skilled Trades

Going Pro In Construction: Become A Heavy Equipment Operator

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 1, 2019 8:45:00 AM

A career as a heavy equipment operator opens up a world of possibilities. You get to work with a team and go home every night knowing you are a part of something bigger than yourself.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Heavy Equipment Operator

Operating Engineers Local 324 - Apprenticeship Applications

Posted by Michigan Construction on Jun 11, 2019 7:54:50 AM

The Operating Engineers Local 324 Apprenticeship program is accepting applications for their training programs starting June 10 and running through June 14. Training program options include Heavy Equipment Operator or Heavy Equipment Technician/Mechanic. Applications are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. If you have not taken the “WorkKeys” test it is recommended that you take it as soon as possible, and ensure you have a score that meets or exceeds their requirement.

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Topics: Apprenticeships, Training Programs, Michigan Construction, Heavy Equipment Operator

Going Pro in Construction

Posted by Michigan Construction on Jun 10, 2019 2:13:56 PM

The need for skilled trade workers in the state of Michigan has never been greater. By 2026 Michigan will need to fill an estimated 545,000 open skilled labor positions. This probably isn't the first time you've read about this predicament. You've likely seen it on the news, read it on our blog and have seen it posted on more than one of our social media channels. 

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Topics: going pro in construction

Construction Science Expo Industry Night - June 6th

Posted by Heather Smith on May 31, 2019 3:27:44 PM

The Construction Science Expo is hosting it's first every Construction Industry & Career Night on Thursday, June 6th, 2019 from 6pm- 9pm at Randolph Career Technical School located at 17101 Hubbell, Detroit MI 48235.

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Topics: Michigan Construction Career Days, Construction Science Expo

Construction Jobs in Michigan: Work for Team Elmer's!

Posted by Heather Smith on May 8, 2019 10:59:30 AM

Team Elmer’s has been a family owned company since 1956 and is currently a partner with Michigan Construction. Based in Traverse City, Michigan, what started as a small company with just seven employees has now expanded to one of the most well-known construction service providers in northern Michigan. Encompassing not just the original Elmer’s Crane & Dozer Inc., but also Elmer’s Asphalt and Elmer’s Concrete.

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Topics: Michigan Construction Partners

2019 Truckload of Books - Press Release

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 26, 2019 8:38:59 AM

Reading Month has come and gone, and so has another successful Truckload of Books contest. With one year under our belt and the support of our amazing partners, over the first few weeks of May we will be delivering 45 Tonka-size truckloads of books to teachers and students all across the state.

The random winners will receive 14 books about construction, building, architecture and engineering that best fit their classroom’s reading level. Michigan Construction's goal is to get more construction-related books into Michigan classrooms and in front of young readers. We are proud to provide these books to a range of Pre-K to 4th grade classrooms all over the state.

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Topics: truckload of books

Michigan Construction Career Days: May 1-2, 2019

Posted by Heather Smith on Apr 15, 2019 12:04:04 PM

 

Michigan Construction is proud to be involved with Michigan Construction Career Days, taking place on May 1-2, 2019! This is a great opportunity to expose students to various career opportunities in the construction industry. We're pumped to show students in grades 7-12 just how cool construction jobs in Michigan really are!

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Topics: Construction Career

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