CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION MONTH
A career in construction isn't just about building structures, it's about building a better you
Celebrate Careers in Construction Month in October and learn about how the construction industry offers endless opportunities in sectors like renewable energy, infrastructure, healthcare, and beyond.
Find a career that offers great pay and unmatched growth opportunities that will change your life. Mortenson believes that partnership and collaborative ingenuity are the keys to unlocking potential – whether we're called to a job site or a boardroom. Read 5 reasons Mortenson team members love the industry and why you should choose a Career in Construction.
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5 Reasons to Choose a Career in Construction
1. Demand is High
Over the last decade, construction jobs have steadily increased even during economic downturns.
Baby boomers are starting to retire and the need for smart, skilled workers is showing no signs of slowing. The construction industry has a faster than average pace of projected growth at 4% over the next decade, that’s 252,900 new jobs (bls.gov).
2. Your Future
Building a meaningful career with any level of education is possible.
With internships, mentorship programs, and leadership tracks, you can choose the path for your career in construction. Mortenson works with the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program, and NCCR for apprenticeship programs where you get to develop skills and experience construction first-hand. We also created LeadBLU, a leadership and inclusion program to inspire lifelong learning.
3. Job Satisfaction
It's not a 9-5 desk job; any background or talent has a place in the construction industry.
Whether you have a certificate or a degree in engineering or communications, Mortenson has opportunities you will have pride in and find fulfillment in. Earn above the national average salary, using your talent in a way you never knew possible. We've been voted "Best Place to Work" 40+ times regionally over the past decade because we redefine possible.
4. Life-changing Opportunities
Meet people and go places you've only dreamt of.
Different states, new heights, and new perspectives are always on the horizon with Mortenson. Always on the forefront of the newest construction industry technology and innovations, we have construction careers popping up wherever you live and in unexpected locations all over the US.
5. Make an Impact
Wind turbines, solar panel installation, and Zero Net Carbon buildings that change skylines are all projects you can be a part of.
Knowing what you are building is for the greater good of the environment and humanity, is empowering. With the renewable energy sector growing at unprecedented rates, join a team that's Building for the Greater Good. Mortenson is consistently rated a top construction company in the US, which means we need people like you to continue the legacy of building what's next.
We focus on solutions, drive value through innovative thinking, and cultivate lasting partnerships to bring our customers’ dreams into reality. Check out our projects.