Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Careers In Construction

Why Construction?

As baby boomers retire, Iowa’s skilled construction workforce is getting smaller. There are not enough younger employees to take their place.

Construction workers are needed now more than ever.

Click the play button to hear an important message from Iowa’s Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds about the future workforce needed for the heavy highway construction industry.

The construction industry is a great place to make a career.
  • Great pay and extensive benefits
  • Work in different locations on a variety of projects
  • Develop needed skills in short supply
  • Become a professional and develop a career
  • Help build and improve Iowa’s highway infrastructure

$54,825

/YEAR plus benefits — The average construction salary in Iowa. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Mean hourly wage is $21.93 multiplied by 2500 hours during the year.  (including overtime pay)

Is Construction Right For You?
  • Do you dread sitting inside the same building all day long?
  • Does seeing a project from start to finish appeal to you?
  • Would you enjoy a work environment where you determine how far and fast you advance?
  • What about a career where you can use your hands and your head?
  • How about a career where workers at all skill and education levels are in demand?
  • Would you be excited the projects you are building make Iowa a better place?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions then the a career in construction may be just the right fit for you. Take a look at the Career Path Now or Find Open Jobs Now.