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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

Merlo Construction

Posted by Heather Smith on Feb 7, 2019 3:55:16 PM

 

At Merlo Construction we pride ourselves on unparalleled quality workmanship and attention to detail. From our field specialists to our support personnel to our administrative staff, our experienced team of professionals brings their broad knowledge and innovative ideas to every project. In addition, we implement our proprietary workflow systems and efficient production methods to ensure projects stay on schedule and on budget.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Merlo Construction

Construction Jobs in Michigan: All State Crane and Rigging

Posted by Heather Smith on Nov 19, 2018 10:40:32 AM

Michigan Construction would like to welcome our newest partner, All State Crane and Rigging.  All State Crane and Rigging is one of Michigan’s premier crane, rigging and trucking companies.  Founded in West Michigan, but truly living up to the “All State” name with projects completed in every corner of the country.  They offer all types of exciting career opportunities.

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Topics: Construction Career, Michigan Construction Partners, Construction workforce, Construction Jobs, Construction Industry

7 Different Career Paths in Plumbing

Posted by Luisa Nacpil on Nov 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

There are a remarkable amount of benefits when researching a career in plumbing. In fact, the demand for this profession is incredibly high. Not only does it pays a good salary but the demand will never run out because people and businesses will always need professionals to fix their plumbing systems.

If you consider entering into the field of plumbing, Michigan Construction wants you to have a general idea of the variety of exciting plumbing related construction career paths that you can take. After all, each option requires different training that you should undergo before practicing your chosen vocation. In this article, we’ll discuss 7 different career paths in plumbing.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, plumber, how do I become a plumber, Electrician, Career Paths in Plumbing

Plumber or Electrician - Which one do I choose?

Posted by Luisa Nacpil on Nov 6, 2018 8:12:00 AM

Both electricians and plumbers play an important role in maintaining the condition of a home, office or business and all its fixtures. Electricians are the professionals who will take care of the electrical needs – from installing electrical wiring to adding equipment which can control electricity flows. Plumbers, on the other hand, are in charge of installing and maintaining systems necessary for producing potable water and drainage in an establishment’s plumbing systems.

Although they have different specializations, one thing is common among them: they’re both in-demand. This is the reason why a career in either of these professions can be an excellent choice. Both careers allow you to earn a steady income, learn important life skills and interact with different kinds of people. You may be wondering, what should I choose to be? Michigan Construction hopes to provide answers and insight to this question.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, plumber, how do I become a plumber, Electrician

How to Become a Heavy Equipment Operator

Posted by Heather Smith on Nov 5, 2018 10:20:03 AM

You’ve looked at lot of different careers in construction and whittled your list down to one: heavy equipment operator. It’s exciting, bigger than life and pays very well, but before you think about training, here’s a list of career prerequisites to be aware of:

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Heavy Equipment Operator

How to Become a Professional Plumber

Posted by Luisa Nacpil on Nov 1, 2018 8:51:23 AM

The plumbing trade is a great career choice in any type of economy. It’s a fact that people will always need plumbing services. This means that getting into the profession brings competitiveness and early preparation is the key to succeed in this trade.

If you think that plumbing is just about having the tools to fix leaky faucets and installing toilets, then you are mistaken. Plumbing requires technical expertise and training, but that's not all.  Being sensitive to client needs including being passionate about customer service goes hand in hand. If these words describe you, then perhaps being a plumber is your chosen career in life.

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Topics: Construction Jobs, plumber, how do I become a plumber

Construction Jobs in Michigan: Work for Osborne Concrete

Posted by Heather Smith on Jul 26, 2018 8:59:59 AM

 

One of the most trusted names in Romulus, Michigan, Osborne Concrete Co. has been supplying the area with building supplies since 1965. Currently, it is the third generation of the original founder that still runs things. 

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Topics: Construction Career, Michigan Construction Partners, Construction workforce, Construction Jobs, Construction Industry

6 Tips to Welcoming New Hires To Your Construction Team

Posted by Heather Smith on Jun 1, 2018 3:05:48 PM

Think about the last time you started a new job. Do you remember how your new coworkers made you feel on day one? You probably do remember, because, as it turns out, people don't often forget their first day at a new job. 

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Topics: Construction Jobs, Michigan Construction

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