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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.

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High school or less


Brickmason Helpers indemand icon

Brickmasons and Blockmasons indemand icon

Carpenter Helpers indemand icon

Carpenters indemand icon

Carpet Installers indemand icon

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers indemand icon

Construction Laborers indemand icon

Construction and Maintenance Painters

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers

Conveyor Operators and Tenders indemand icon

Cost Estimators indemand icon

Crane and Tower Operators indemand icon

Dredge Operators

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers indemand icon

Electrician Helpers indemand icon

Elevator Installers and Repairers

Excavating and Loading Machine Operators

Explosives Workers

Extraction Worker Helpers

Fence Erectors

Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles

Floor Sanders and Finishers

Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Insulation Workers

Glaziers indemand icon

Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other

Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other

Highway Maintenance Workers indemand icon

Hoist and Winch Operators

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helpers

Interior Designers

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers indemand icon

Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers

Mechanical Door Repairers

Mechanical Insulation Workers indemand icon


Mine Cutting Machine Operators

Mining Machine Operators, All Other

Mining Roof Bolters

Oil and Gas Derrick Operators

Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators

Oil, Gas, and Mining Service Unit Operators

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators indemand icon

Painter Helpers indemand icon


Paving Equipment Operators indemand icon

Pile-Driver Operators


Plasterers and Stucco Masons

Plumber Helpers indemand icon

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters indemand icon

Quarry Rock Splitters

Refractory Materials Repairers

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers indemand icon


Roofer Helpers

Roofers indemand icon


Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners indemand icon

Sheet Metal Workers

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators indemand icon


Structural Iron and Steel Workers

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers indemand icon

Supervisors of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

Surveying and Mapping Technicians indemand icon


Terrazzo Workers and Finishers

Tile and Marble Setters

Underground Mining Loading Machine Operators

Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other

Vocational training

Associate's degree

Bachelor's degree