08
Jul

0
Featured Jobseeker

Featured Jobseeker

Abel Obregon, safety professional. Ninteen years of experience throughout Texas. Cell phone number is (956)254-3050. Resume posted on the job bank. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=525133157684022&id=252585101605497     

07
Jan

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Construction contractors have plenty to build in 2016

Construction contractors have plenty to build in 2016

With projects abundant, hiring expected to grow. Thanks to planned construction of education facilities and other public and private projects, San Antonio commercial contractors can share in state and national optimism for a busy 2016, local and national industry leaders said Wednesday. The optimism will be reflected in construction hiring at a majority of contractors, […]

30
Oct

0
A fresh start at AT&T Center

A fresh start at AT&T Center

Former prisoner found work at county’s Second Chance Job Fair. For electrician John Hopper, it really was a second chance. Having done five years in prison for a drug offense, his job prospects were limited when he emerged from federal custody. But his fortunes changed in May when he went to Bexar County’s Second Chance […]

14
Sep

0
Construction Worker Shortage Growing More Severe

Construction Worker Shortage Growing More Severe

The national construction worker shortage is widening. A new Associated General Contractors of America survey conducted this summer shows that 86 percent of construction firms are having trouble filling craftsmen and professional positions, up from 83 percent in 2014 and 81 percent in 2013. The shortage is worse in Texas, where 88 percent of 116 survey […]

07
Apr

0
Texas Construction Industry Needs Qualified Workers

Texas Construction Industry Needs Qualified Workers

The construction industry took a hit in March, posting a decrease of 1,000 jobs nationwide. The decline follows a steady increase in construction jobs over the last 14 months. But the national news is not true for Texas, where construction jobs are increasing and 48 percent of firms are still having a hard time filling […]

25
Mar

0
New Scholarship Available for Craft and Technical Students

New Scholarship Available for Craft and Technical Students

The AGC Education and Research Foundation is happy to announce the launch of a new Workforce Development Scholarship for students in craft training and technical programs. Thanks to a generous annual contribution from the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and its Build Your Future initiative, the first Build Your Future Scholarship will […]

10
Mar

0
Wages for Craft Professionals on the Rise

Wages for Craft Professionals on the Rise

According to NCCER’s 2014 Craft Professional Wage Survey, wages for craft professionals continue to rise with the average annual salary being more than $50,000, excluding overtime, per diem, bonuses or other benefits. This is very encouraging news for anyone looking for career opportunities and alternative options to a four-year degree. Wages on the Rise

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