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Architecture and Construction


Architecture and construction workers work on buildings and other structures. This includes highways, bridges, houses, and buildings. You might create the designs or plans for new structures. Or, you might use the plans to build it or manage the workers on the project.

The careers below are sorted by education level. Click on the section title to see the careers in it. Click on the name of the career to learn more.

Less than high school

High school diploma or equivalent

Brickmasons and Blockmasons


Commercial Pilots

Construction and Building Inspectors

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers

Crane and Tower Operators

Dredge Operators

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Electrician Helpers


Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Excavating and Loading Machine Operators

Explosives Workers

Flight Attendants


Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Highway Maintenance Workers

Home Appliance Repairers

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helpers

Maintenance and Repair Workers

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

Mechanical Door Repairers

Mechanical Insulation Workers

Mine Cutting Machine Operators

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Paving Equipment Operators

Pile-Driver Operators

Plumber Helpers

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Refractory Materials Repairers

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers


Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Segmental Pavers

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Sheet Metal Workers

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators


Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Subway and Streetcar Operators

Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

Vending and Amusement Machine Repairers

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators

Woodworking Machine Operators

College certificate

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree

Master's degree

Doctoral or professional degree