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On the rebound: Construction growth forecast for 2020s, but steep labour challenge persists - On-Site Magazine

A year ago, gates at construction sites across the…

April marks Construction Month and the Northern BC Construction Association celebrated the event by providing pizza to workers on the pool construction site. “This is the second annual Construction Month and, really, it’s being put on by the BC Construction Association. We are just a partner within that. It’s really just an opportunity to recognize the work that’s being done by these people who have been working under extreme conditions under COVID,” explains Scott Bone, CEO of the NBCCA. Bc Construction, Told You So, Classroom, Learning, Books, Opportunity, Pizza, People, Class Room

April is Construction Month

April marks Construction Month and the Northern BC Construction Association celebrated the event by providing pizza to workers on the pool construction site. “This is the second annual Construction Month and, really, it’s being put on by the BC Construction Association. We are just a partner within that. It’s really just an opportunity to recognize the work that’s being done by these people who have been working under extreme conditions under COVID,” explains Scott Bone, CEO of the NBCCA.

A new report finds that women in the skilled trades, on average, earn about half what men do, because they’re concentrated in lower-earning trades. Across all Red Seal trades, in the first year following certification, women earn on average 47 per cent of what men earn, and 46 per cent eight years out. Education Policy, Career Education, Certificate Holder, University Of Ottawa, Marketing Information, Career Path, Rebounding, Seal, Women

Report reveals skilled trades earning differences - REMI Network

A new report finds that women in the skilled trades, on average, earn about half what men do, because they’re concentrated in lower-earning trades. Across all Red Seal trades, in the first year following certification, women earn on average 47 per cent of what men earn, and 46 per cent eight years out.

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New report details skilled trades earning, difference between men and women

A new report finds that women in the skilled trades earn about half what men do. Women's annual earnings across all of those 56 trades was about half of men, partly a function of the low-paying trades where women were concentrated, such as cooking, baking and hairstyling.

As the industry celebrates Women in Construction Week (March 7-13), it offers a chance to highlight a frequently overlooked resource that could help to plug at least some of industry's labor gaps. Career Choices, Career Path, Career Opportunities, Construction Sector, School Reopen, Gender Pay Gap, Good Paying Jobs, Great Recession, Retirement Age

Women in Construction: Female Workers Offer Opportunity to Help Fill Construction’s Labor Gap

As the industry celebrates Women in Construction Week (March 7-13), it offers a chance to highlight a frequently overlooked resource that could help to plug at least some of industry's labor gaps.

With #InternationalWomensday coming lets look at women in #Skilledtrades. More women are entering #construction but there is more to do. If you are a woman in trades what 1 piece of advice would you give to another woman wanting to enter the trades? Perspective On Life, 1 Piece, Advice, Construction, Woman, Building, Tips, Women

A woman’s perspective on life in the construction field - On-Site Magazine

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Gen Z More Open to Careers in the Skilled Trades

National survey finds high schoolers want lower-cost, quicker paths to careers.

Up to 30 per cent of the welding workforce in Canada is set to retire within the next ten years, that according to a spokesperson for the CWB Welding Foundation. Welding Careers, Welding Technology, Welding Jobs, Robotic Welding, Metal Welding, Welding Courses, Mobile Welding, Welding Trailer, Stem Careers

Welders And Other Skilled Tradespeople Needed For Future

Up to 30 per cent of the welding workforce in Canada is set to retire within the next ten years, that according to a spokesperson for the CWB Welding Foundation.

Inspired by his own son, Dylan — who was diagnosed with autism at age 2 in 2010, Combs founded TACT in 2016. The first and only trade program in the U.S. developed for individuals with autism, TACT trains young adults in the fields of auto mechanics, carpentry, electrical, welding and computer science. Autism Teaching, Young Adults, Computer Science, Carpentry, Welding, Fields, Trains, Age, Inspired

From Music City performer to an autism advocate

App State alumnus and Grammy winner Danny Combs ’03 left a successful music career to found Teaching the Autism Community Trades (TACT), a nonprofit organization that provides trade and technical skills to children and young adults on the autism spectrum.

Kopar Administration, a placement agency that provides job search and life skills training in provincially or federally funded programs, is expanding its Bunkhouse Build program. The program is being funded by the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Program participants spend 12 weeks framing and roofing, installing insulation, siding and windows and electrical and plumbing mechanical systems for Scouts Canada bunkhouses. Placement Agencies, Skill Training, Bunkhouse, 12 Weeks, Job Search, Training Programs, Life Skills, Scouts, Insulation

B.C. construction training program builds bunkhouses for Scouts - constructconnect.com - Journal Of Commerce

As the construction industry booms in B.C.’s north, one job placement agency has found a way to help Scouts Canada and give jobseekers a taste of the trades in Prince George. Kopar Administration, a placement agency that provides job search and life skil

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Meet Amber Williams, Timber Production Manager aka “Lead Lawg Dawg” at On Site Management in Bozeman, Montana. “In 1997, I got a job after school working in a local cabinet shop. …

Consider the #Skilledtrades!Research shows that the wages for a skilled trade worker has gone up a lot in the last few years and will continue to rise. A survey of 1,000 companies across B.C. found that every was in need of a trade worker of some kind. Retirement Benefits, Has Gone, Health, Health Care, Salud

Consider the trades

Consider the #Skilledtrades!Research shows that the wages for a skilled trade worker has gone up a lot in the last few years and will continue to rise. A survey of 1,000 companies across B.C. found that every was in need of a trade worker of some kind.

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B.C. construction survey says wages to increase, skilled labourers sought, but market is tight

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association survey said respondents expect to give their workers a 3.5 per cent raise, with another 4.2 per cent increase in 2022.

According to data from the BC Construction Association (BCCA), the number of women in construction trades careers increased from 4.6 per cent of the workforce to six per cent in the past year. Specifically, the data shows the province now has 10,716 women in the construction trades. This brings the industry closer to the province’s goal of getting women to be 10 per cent of the construction workforce by 2028. Bc Construction, Data Show, The Province, Closer, Goal, The Past, Street View, Number, Female

Female participation in B.C. construction trades growing - constructconnect.com - Journal Of Commerce

After years of hard work, B.C.’s construction industry is starting to see the needle move significantly on female participation in the trades. According to data from the BC Construction Association (BCCA), the number of women in construction trades caree

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Highest-paid jobs in construction

Stacker takes a look at the highest-paid jobs in construction based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs range in mean annual salary from $32,000 to above $83,000.

We all learn differently — construction is a great option for people who like to move, who like to be physical and see the results of their work right away." As a CEO, Anne-Marie knows the sky’s the limit when it comes to a career in construction Growing Up, Physics, Marie, Things To Come, Construction, Sky, People, Building, Heaven

Anne-Marie Demers

For Anne-Marie Demers, construction is in her blood. She is the third-generation in the J.M. Demers Excavation company and the current Vice-President and CEO, like her mother and grandfather before her. Growing up, Anne-Marie says she never felt any pressure to take up the family company or follow i