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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

Brickmason Helpers

Carpenter Helpers

Carpet Installers

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

Construction Laborers

Construction and Maintenance Painters

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Fence Erectors

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Hoist and Winch Operators

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Oil and Gas Derrick Operators

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators

Oil, Gas, and Mining Service Unit Operators

Painter Helpers



Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Quarry Rock Splitters

Roofer Helpers




Tile and Marble Setters

Underground Mining Loading Machine Operators

High school diploma or equivalent


Brickmasons and Blockmasons


Construction and Related Workers, All Other

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


Elevator Installers and Repairers

Excavating and Loading Machine Operators

Explosives Workers

Extraction Worker Helpers

Extraction Workers, All Other


Highway Maintenance Workers

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helpers

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

Mechanical Door Repairers

Mechanical Insulation Workers


Mine Cutting Machine Operators

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

Mining Roof Bolters

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

Paving Equipment Operators

Pile-Driver Operators

Plumber Helpers

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Refractory Materials Repairers

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers


Segmental Pavers

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

Sheet Metal Workers

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators


Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

Supervisors of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

College certificate

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree