Posts Tagged: Columbus Ohio Construction Jobs

How to Ace Different Job Interview Formats

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  Construction job interview formats have overlapping characteristics. Virtually all formats require researching the company and role, answering practice questions, and developing questions for the interviewer. However, each job interview format slightly differs from the others. Understanding these differences lets you prepare for each. The more effective your preparation, the more likely you will land… Read More »

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Your Foreman

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Building a relationship with your foreman supports your physical and mental health. This type of relationship promotes mutual trust and respect. It also increases your motivation to work and decreases your stress level. You may benefit from mentoring and career advancement opportunities as well.     Implement these methods to develop a positive relationship with… Read More »

Highlight These Skills in Your Next Construction Interview

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A construction interview is designed to show you have the skills required to fulfill the job duties and responsibilities. You need to show you have the construction knowledge, physical capability, and learning ability to perform the work. Having an idea of the skills you may be asked about lets you prepare for your interview. The… Read More »

Looking for Your Next Construction Job? Be Prepared to Answer These Questions

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Preparation for your next construction interview is important. You need to show you are dependable and adaptable, take direction well, use sound judgment, and have the physical ability to complete the work. Your ability to handle heavy workloads, demanding duties, and tight schedules while working with diverse team members also is important. Your knowledge of… Read More »

Top Hazards for Pipe Fitters

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Assembling and installing the pipes used in heating, cooling, steam, hot water, and lubrication and processing systems is a hazardous job. The same is true for assembling the materials, threading and hammering the pipes, altering the pipe sizes, and securing the pipes to tanks and walls. Many of these hazards were mentioned in a previous… Read More »

Back to Basics: Electrician Tips for Beginners

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When starting your career as an electrician, it’s important to establish safety habits. Because working with electricity can be hazardous, you need to take the proper precautions. These tips can help. Follow these guidelines to stay safe when working as an electrician. Work with a Partner Always bring a partner to perform electrical work. This… Read More »

Apprenticeships Aren’t Just for Recent Grads

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If you’re out of work or looking for a career change, you may be interested in entering the construction industry. Or, if you work in the field, you might want to retrain for a different career path. In any case, an apprenticeship may be beneficial for you. An apprenticeship is not targeted just at recent… Read More »

Career Guide: HVAC Mechanic

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Do you enjoy mathematics, mechanics, and hands-on work? Are you open to work environments that may include homes, schools, offices, factories, hospitals, or other buildings? If so, you may enjoy a career as a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic. An HVAC mechanic has specialized knowledge of machines, building construction, and electrical design. The… Read More »

Dress For Success! How to Dress Safely for Your Construction Job

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Working in construction requires wearing the appropriate clothing. This increases your safety and the safety of others. Your employer typically provides rules about the type of clothing to wear for a job site. There likely are signs at a job site to provide additional reminders. The following guidelines provide insight into the proper attire to… Read More »

4 Construction Degrees

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If you want a career in the construction industry, you may decide to pursue a degree in the field that interests you. Most degree programs teach cost estimating, building materials, and blueprint reading. You might learn accounting, quality control, and communications as well. If your program involves field experience, you would get a head start… Read More »