Building Construction

Employment of Construction Laborers is expected to grow 10% over the next decade, faster than others. Workers with the most skills should have the best job opportunities.

The median annual wage for construction managers was $93,370 in 2018.

Career Paths
• Framing Carpenters
• Construction Laborers
• Drywall Hangers/Finishers
• Electrician Assistant
• Insulation Installers
• Roofers
• Plumber/Plumbers Assistant
• Siding Installers
• Finish Carpenter
• Cabinet Maker
• Bricklayer
• Building Inspector
• Independent Contractor

Building Construction Technology students gain technical knowledge as well as practical hands-on training in the trade which includes carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry and blueprint reading.

Individuals learn to apply technical knowledge and skills in the maintenance and repair of residential, office, apartment, and other commercial buildings. Building Construction Technology is an ideal program for students who possess an inquisitive nature, enjoy a variety of varied tasks and like being physically active.


• Pittsburgh Builder’s Association Certification
• OSHA Certification

Post-Secondary Opportunities

• Bricklayers & Allied Craftsman
• Carpenter’s Union Local 95
• Kaplan ICM Career School
• Plumbers Local 27
• Triangle Tech