Category: mechanical

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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Heroes in Hard Hats: Meet Senior Mechanical Preconstruction Manager, Kyle Davis

When Senior Mechanical Preconstruction Manager Kyle Davis is working on a project, he talks about every system and element like an old friend – what makes it tick, how to best care for it, and ensuring it’s the right fit for the environment. Davis has amassed a wealth of knowledge in this subject matter throughout […]

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