Building information modeling (BIM) enhances the planning, design, and construction of buildings. Architects, engineers, real estate developers, contractors, manufacturers, and other construction professionals can efficiently collaborate to create a 3D building model. The BIM data can be used to benefit the operation and management of buildings. Property managers, municipalities, and governments can use the model… Read More »
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Tips to Grow into a Management Role
Are you looking to advance your career in the construction industry? Consider growing into a management role. A construction management role involves overseeing all aspects of a project. This includes bid submissions, construction document management, and workforce management. It also involves filing daily construction reports, communicating with clients and the firm’s owner, and more. The… Read More »
How to Discuss Poor Performance with an Employee
Discussing a construction employee’s poor performance is essential for team safety. Subpar performance in a construction project can increase the risks of injury for your employees. An employee’s poor performance also can increase the project costs and timeline for completion. This impacts your company’s bottom line. As a result, you must address the employee’s poor… Read More »
Are Construction Jobs Dangerous?
Working construction jobs is one of the most dangerous ways you can make a living. Slips and falls, electrocution, and being struck by an object or machinery are among the top risks. Due to the hazards involved with construction jobs, safety is the top priority. This includes the use of safety equipment and technology. Learn… Read More »
What Does a Typical Day Look Like for a Plumber?
The range of a plumber’s duties is varied. As a result, there is no typical day for a plumber. Common plumber duties include assembling, installing, or repairing pipes, fittings, or fixtures for heating, water, or drainage systems. Other duties involve assembling pipe sections, tubing, or fittings using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulk,… Read More »
What Career In Construction Is Right for You?
Have you thought about starting a career in construction? The skilled worker shortage provides a range of opportunities for professional growth. The construction industry is easy to enter. Many roles require a high school diploma or paid apprenticeship to begin work. Adding to your knowledge and skill set provides opportunities for advancement. You can obtain… Read More »
2023 Construction Trends
The construction industry continuously is changing. New technologies and methods lead to ongoing improvements in the field. Remaining aware of these changes is imperative. Knowing what to expect impacts your team and company. This lets you prepare accordingly. Look for these construction trends in 2023. Remodels Kitchen and bathroom remodeling and basement refinishing projects… Read More »
Preparing the Workforce for Offshore Wind Jobs
One of the latest developments in the construction industry is the offshore wind sector. This is especially popular in the northeastern United States. The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2021 Offshore Wind Market Report shows that American offshore wind power generation grew by 24% in 2020. This increase is expected to continue. As a result,… Read More »
Safety Isn’t Just Physical: 9 Mental Health Safety Tips
The fact that May is Mental Health Month emphasizes how important mental wellness is. This is especially true for construction workers. Construction workers need to maintain mental wellness so they can devote their attention and energy to their tasks. This lets the workers meet the rigorous demands of their jobs and move forward on projects.… Read More »
How to Build a Construction Culture of Diversity and Inclusion
There is growing awareness throughout the U.S. of the inequities that underrepresented communities face in the workforce. Construction is one industry that needs significant improvement in the area of diversity and inclusion. Low percentages of the construction workforce are female, Black, or Latinx. At the same time, the industry is facing a labor shortage. Casting… Read More »