Architecture & Construction
Careers focused on careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.
Design/Pre-Construction Pathway - People who turn a concept into a set of plans. Their plans guide other construction professionals as they continue the building process.
Construction Pathway - People who build and remodel houses, apartments, industrial buildings, warehouses, office buildings, churches, schools and recreational facilities. This pathway also includes the builders of highways, streets, bridges, tunnels and airports as well as power plants, chemical plants, refineries and mills.
- Maintenance/Operations Pathway -People who unload, inspect, and move new equipment into position. They determine the optimal placement of machines in a plant, assemble machinery, install machinery, repair machinery and perform preventive maintenance. They detect, diagnose and correct minor problems on machinery. They keep the structure of an establishment in good repair. They maintain the smooth operation of refineries, power plants, chemical plants and mills.