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Z Contractors, Inc. is Hiring Now!

Posted by Javin A. Potts on Apr 6, 2018 9:31:00 AM

Michigan Construction partner Z Contractors Inc. was established in 2010 and is based in Shelby Township. Specializing in bridge and concrete construction, the company has built a highly skilled staff with Quality Construction and Uncompromised Safety. Z Contractors’ professionals include top level, industry-leading supervisors, project managers, foremen, carpenters, operators, and laborers. This developed team works well together due to the respect, dedication, and hard work of the entire company.

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Topics: Construction Career, Michigan Construction Partners, Construction Jobs

5 Totally Bogus Myths About Construction Jobs

Posted by Heather Smith on Jan 22, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Occupations in the construction industry have long suffered from untrue stereotyping and negative assumptions, often made by those with no actual industry experience. Unfortunately, these myths and misconceptions, as well as the push away from trade and technical programs over the past few decades, has resulted in a lot of construction jobs going unfilled. But Michigan Construction wants to set the record straight by debunking five common myths about construction jobs.

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Topics: Construction Career

2nd Annual Apprenticeship EXPO - November 14, 2017

Posted by Heather Smith on Nov 7, 2017 1:50:32 PM

The goal of the Expo is to help people find a gateway into Apprenticeship programs. The event will feature hands-on exhibits in several skilled trades, allowing attendees to experience how people do their jobs as carpenters, electricians, bricklayers, masons, iron workers, roofers, and welders. Simulators for heavy equipment (truck) operators, virtual design computers and apprenticeship resources will also be part of the Expo.  Download Brochure

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Topics: National Apprenticeship Week, Construction Career, Apprenticeships, Randolph Career & Technical Center

So You Want to Work in Construction

Posted by Heather Smith on Sep 11, 2017 6:45:00 AM

 

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Topics: Construction Career

Careers in Construction Pay More Than Just Money

Posted by Heather Smith on Sep 5, 2017 6:30:00 AM

There's no doubt about it, a career in construction is hard work, no matter if you are a craft laborer, an iron worker or construction engineer. Designing, planning and building the infrastructure, houses and businesses for your community is hard work. But for those who are willing to work hard, careers in construction pay off big time. 

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Topics: Construction Career, Michigan Construction Movement

10 Reasons Why Construction Jobs in Michigan Rock

Posted by Heather Smith on Aug 7, 2017 2:43:07 PM
  1. Our seasons were built for this: Winter and Construction

We get it, Michigan winters sound miserable, but did you also know how much fun they can be? When construction season slows down, the slopes speed up. We offer a huge variety of winter activities from skiing to dog sledding and more. Michigan is a unique and exciting winter wonderland. When it stops snowing, the construction season starts.  That means just one thing to you as a skilled worker: work hard now, play hard later.

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Topics: Construction Career

The Three Best Ways to Find Construction Jobs in Michigan

Posted by Heather Smith on Jul 17, 2017 10:22:00 AM

 

Are you interested in a job in the construction industry but don't know where to start? Maybe you are in need of a career change and have no idea what is out there for you. Lucky for you, you're in the right place, so keep reading.

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Topics: Construction Career

3D: Develop, Design, Deliver – CAM Offers Free 5 Day Boot Camp and an Opportunity to Connect with Construction Employers.

Posted by Heather Smith on Jun 28, 2017 4:15:54 PM

In 2014, the Construction Association of Michigan convened industry stakeholders to address a single question: “What keeps you up at night?” Throughout a series of roundtable discussions attended by owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, one of the key issues leading to sleepless nights was the lack of a qualified workforce. State budget cuts led to termination of vocational training at the high school level and parents and educators pushed students to colleges and universities instead of trade schools and hands-on apprenticeships. As a result, construction industry employers are struggling to fill all levels, including skilled trades, estimators, and project managers.

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Topics: Construction Career

Michigan Construction Career Days 2017

Posted by Heather Smith on May 2, 2017 10:24:50 AM

 

Michigan Construction is proud to be involved with Michigan Construction Career Days taking place this Thursday and Friday (May 4-5)!  This is such a great event exposing kids to various careers in the construction industry.

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Topics: Construction Career

2017 Construction Career Exploration Spring Events

Posted by Heather Smith on Mar 23, 2017 10:18:17 AM

Michigan Construction is proud to be involved with numerous construction career events taking place this spring.

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Topics: Construction Career

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