Where do you fit in?

In the New Home Building and Renovation sector, you can build a career creating attractive family homes and participating in the growth of your own community.

  • You can work for a large company that offers long-term employment and the chance to take on specialized responsibilities or become a manager. There are also plenty of opportunities to become a teacher or instructor.
  • If you’re ambitious and independent, you can work as a sub-contractor or start your own company. The demand for skilled sub-contractors makes home building an ideal sector for budding businesspeople to make their mark.

Careers in Heavy Industrial Construction are as rewarding as they are demanding.

  • If you like being outdoors, handling large equipment, and working and living in interesting new places, this sector could be for you.
  • It’s exciting and satisfying to work as part of a team overcoming the challenges on huge construction projects, such as the Hibernia oil platform.
  • The projects in this sector generally take years to complete and involve a wide range of construction careers. There are many opportunities to advance to planning, supervisory, teaching or management roles.

In Institutional and Commercial Construction, which plays an important role in the economic and social life of our country, you will work on buildings, such as office towers, malls, schools, hospitals and stadiums.

  • The projects tend to be large and varied. There are many opportunities for long-term career building that will take you into supervisory, teaching or management roles.
  • You can choose to work in a variety of locations, or settle in a single community.

With a career in Civil Engineering Construction, you’ll be contributing to essential public projects such as bridges, highways, dams, water and sewer systems, and power and communication lines.

  • You can take pride in helping to create great public structures such as the Confederation Bridge – the world’s longest bridge crossing ice-covered water, and one of Canada’s premier engineering achievements of the last century.
  • You can work on new construction or in maintenance, and there are many opportunities to advance to supervisory, teaching and management positions.
  • You can choose to work in many places, or develop a career in a single town or city.