Category: craft professionals

Taking a Closer Look at Careers in Skilled Trades

The shortage of craft workers in construction presents a significant challenge for builders, but a considerable opportunity for career seekers. The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), the educational affiliate of the Associated Builders and Contractors, reports that one million additional craft professionals are needed by 2023 to keep pace with demand. Without […]

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Roberto Cordero: Carving a Path in Construction

Since Roberto Cordero was young, he loved building things and working with his hands. As a carpenter with Robins & Morton, that’s exactly what he gets to do. Day to day, Cordero spends the majority of his time outside and working to build various components of each project, such as handrails, decks, blocking, and stairs. […]

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