Construction Career Path



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  • Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien
  • Be at least 18 years old (17-year-old applicants require parental consent)
  • High school diploma or equivalent(with very few exceptions)
  • Pass a physical medical exam
  • Meet the enlistment requirements of the specific branch of the military you are interested in


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  • Free School
  • Drivers Ed
  • Military discount



Build Your Construction Career Path - For the Future

Going on a construction career path has many lanes that all intersect at some point. Your journey can start anywhere at anytime and this is a representation on what that would look like along with the proper steps to succeed on your path.

There are three paths; Apprentice Path (in green), High School/Technology Path (in rust), and the College Path (in blue). You can cross back and forth and explore different career options which could lead you to become the CEO or owner of a company.

Click on any of the colored buttons below to learn more about each opportunity. For a detailed visual of the chart, click here.

Apprenticeship Path


Skilled Trades
Master Craftsperson

High School/Tech Path
High School

Community College

Administrative Support
Technical Support
Office Manager

Project Manager
Senior Management
Vice President

CFO, COO, CEO, Owner
College Path


Construction Manager
Civil Engineer

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