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Improve Your Electrician Efficiency

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Efficiently working on an electrical job impacts the success of a construction project. The faster you complete quality work, the more likely the project will be completed on time and within budget. This lets you begin another job and repeat the process to add value for the client.     Implement these five tips to… Read More »

How Technology Can Help Bridge the Skills Gap

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Like many fields, the construction industry has a significant shortage of skilled labor. This means there are not enough workers to create roads, repair buildings, and develop infrastructure. One way to bridge this gap is through technology. Raising awareness of the need for tech skills and the opportunities for growth in construction tech-related roles can… Read More »

What Does a Plumber Helper Do?

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A plumber helper aids a licensed plumber with the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing in homes and offices. They also help install pipes, replace faucets, unclog toilets, install garbage disposals, and adjust the water pressure. If these tasks interest you, you may want to begin preparation to work in this field.     Find… Read More »

2022 OSHA Updates

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought rules, regulations, and other OSHA guidance that affect companies’ compliance requirements. Because you employ workers in the construction industry, you need to be aware of these updates. They include new rule drafts and national and regional emphasis programs that show OSHA’s current priorities. Here are some of OSHA’s latest updates… Read More »

5 Tips for Inexperienced Construction Project Managers

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When you become a project manager, you take on additional expectations for performance and responsibilities. As you go through this learning phase, you likely want all the navigation help you can get. The more you know, the better you can adhere to safety and quality standards while finishing a project on time.   Implement these… Read More »

How to Cultivate Long-Term Thinking in Your Construction Workforce

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The ongoing shortage of construction workers makes it more important than ever to retain your employees for as long as possible. One way to accomplish this is by developing long-term thinking among your team members. The more you encourage your workers to focus on their career development, the more likely they are to remain with… Read More »

Top Skills to List on Your Electrical Helper Resume

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Keeping your electrical helper skills updated on your resume is important. When you are ready to begin your next job search, you will have less to do to prepare. Knowing the skills to include can make the process easier for you.     Be sure to include the following six skills on your electrical helper… Read More »

Electrical Safety on the Construction Site

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  The safety of all workers on a construction site is a top priority. This includes protecting them against potential shock from electrical hazards. As an electrical professional, you must do what you can to keep staff members safe.     Implement these guidelines to increase electrical safety on a construction site. Perform Electrical Risk… Read More »

Dealing with a Disconnected Supervisor

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How your construction supervisor manages your team members affects everyone’s productivity. The way that tasks are completed impacts production, quality, safety, goal attainment, and the bottom line. This is why having a disconnected supervisor can be a problem. Without an engaged leader, you and your teammates are less likely to reach your daily objectives for… Read More »

What to Focus on as a Construction Foreman

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In your role as a construction foreman, your job is to ensure things run smoothly at a job site. This includes scheduling crew members, monitoring progress on a project, and overseeing quality control. Because your work involves supervisory responsibilities, a strong ability to plan ahead and lead others is needed.   The following are some… Read More »