If you are already considering a career in the trades, second-guessing college or ready to jump into an impactful career, today is your day. Fortunately for you and the many men and women in your position, there is a growing demand for craftspeople in the construction industry – which offers high salaries, career growth, and endless opportunities.
Where do you start?
Because the construction industry plays a diverse role across every sector of the economy – healthcare, industrial, architecture, commercial and more – you can find a career as unique as you. You can start by exploring the various skilled trades and identify what suits you best. Are you looking for a higher paying career; variety in your work; customer interaction; a job that lets you build with your hands? There are all aspects of sheet metal work within the construction industry. Whether you are a creative thinker, team-player, math whiz or problem solver, you can make an impact while growing your career in sheet metal and HVAC.
There are plenty of success stories about professionals getting their start, and don’t forget that there is booming demand for women in the skilled trades too. Ashley found her calling and is following in her mom’s footsteps to lead the local sheet metal company. For Charissa, working as a foreman transformed her life and helped her provide for her family.
Take advantage of all the industry offers with different sheet metal career paths, no matter your background.
Why sheet metal?
As a specialized trade in construction, the sheet metal industry is one of the highest-paying trades. Men and women can pursue labor (craft) positions as well as management/office level (non-craft) positions across the architectural, industrial, commercial and residential sectors.
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