Posts Tagged: Construction Recruitment Firms

Preparing the Workforce for Offshore Wind Jobs

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  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 »

How to Deal with Layoffs as a Construction Manager

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  As a construction manager, one of the most challenging parts of your job involves laying off your employees. This can create uncertainty and fear among your workforce. As a result, you must conduct layoffs with professionalism, empathy, and compassion. This helps your remaining employees feel encouraged by your caring methods for handling the bad… Read More »

Most Common Electrical OSHA Violations

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Electrical violations are among the Occupational Safety and Health’s (OSHA) top 10 most frequently cited violations each year. These violations occur when employees don’t follow the guidelines and standards designed to protect against shocks, fires, and explosions. Understanding what the most common electrical violations are helps guide onboarding and training for your construction workers. This… Read More »

How Data Will Impact the Future of Construction

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Real-time visibility and access to data and insights are required to make fast decisions in the construction industry. According to the Autodesk and FMI study Harnessing the Data Advantage in Construction, the volume of available project data has doubled in the past 3 years. However, one-third of bad decisions were made because of bad data.… 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 »

Improve Employee Development and Training

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Providing employee development and training opportunities for your construction team is important. Increasing your team members’ knowledge and skills helps them contribute more to your organization. This is especially important as the industry continues to struggle to find qualified candidates to fill open roles. Discover some benefits of providing employee development and training opportunities and… Read More »

Improve Profitability by Gaining Repeat Construction Customers

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Gaining repeat construction customers is easier and less costly than earning new customers. This is why your company needs to go out of its way to provide quality work. This includes finishing projects on time and within budget. Your customers will remember how they felt while working with you. This is why you need to… 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 »

Safety Isn’t Just Physical: 9 Mental Health Safety Tips

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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 »

These Technologies Are Shaping the Future of Construction

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When the coronavirus started spreading in 2020, construction quickly began using digital tools for virtual collaboration and remote site monitoring. Two years later, many of these solutions have become part of daily operations and strategic planning. The implementation of new construction technology will continue to impact the industry for many years. As the technology catches… Read More »