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Construction Week Spotlight: Matt Heino from M.L. Chartier

Posted by Michigan Construction on Oct 7, 2019 8:05:00 AM

Matt Heino has worked for M.L. Chartier, an excavation, building and environmental cleanup company, for a little over a year as an operator. What has made his experience in the construction industry so worthwhile is the company he works for. He finds it’s important to “find a company that treats you like a person, and who makes sure that you’re taken care of.” He has found those qualities with M.L. Chartier and loves working in the construction industry.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Construction Industry, Michigan Construction

Construction Week Spotlight: Shandra Dunn from Dan's Excavating

Posted by Michigan Construction on Oct 2, 2019 11:40:09 AM

We love highlighting hardworking individuals in the construction industry.

Shandra Dunn, from Dan’s Excavating, has worked as a Construction Craft Laborer/Road-builder for four years. We caught up with her and asked her to reflect on her time spent working in construction.

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Topics: Construction Jobs

Associated Builders and Contractors - Building Tomorrow's Future in Construction

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 29, 2019 8:50:00 AM

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing 22,000 chapter members. Founded in 1950 ABC and its 69 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work.

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Topics: Michigan Construction Partners

Going Pro in Construction: Become A Truck Driver

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 28, 2019 9:45:00 AM

Does your office cubicle make you feel confined? Are you ready for a new adventure that doesn't involve racking up a bunch of debt? Construction truck drivers in Michigan earn between $30,000 and $70,000+ annually, all while traveling the highways, seeing new sites and meeting new people. They may even get to watch the sunrise and set across the beautiful Great Lakes State.

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Topics: going pro in construction, truck driving

Going Pro In Construction: Become A Carpenter

Posted by Michigan Construction on Aug 26, 2019 11:12:20 AM

A career as a carpenter opens up a new world of powerful tools and possibilities. As a carpenter in Michigan, you have an opportunity to build the framework for the structures that will transform the Great Lakes state.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, going pro in construction, carpenter

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 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

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