“In construction you can literally see someone’s idea go from their mind to a physical form. And I get to have a hand in that. I’m training now and I’m so excited to grow my career at Turner Construction.”
Omar Norris Turner Construction
Heavy Equipment Operator
AVERAGE HOURLY PAY
While it’s technically work, swinging beams high into the air or moving around dirt can be pretty fun as well as an HEO. Harnessing the power of these machines, you’ll play a critical role in any construction project from residential to large scale commercial and industrial buildings. With on-the-job training or school instruction you could live out that childhood dream of playing with trucks all day.
Whether it’s wiring a new multi-story commercial building or trouble shooting why the lights won’t come on, the job of an electrician can change every day. Electricians are a critical part of practically any construction project or regular maintenance, and they’re paid well for it. The career opportunities are endless whether that’s working for a construction company or going into business for yourself. The power is in your hands.
Few things are as rewarding as stepping back to see the final result of your carpentry work. You can have that feeling every day in Huntsville. Framing and finish carpenters are in demand as the construction industry is showing no signs of slowing down here. If math is your thing and you sweat the details, get your training at an area trade school then start building your career as a carpenter.
Being a plumber is so much more than leaky faucets. It’s an incredibly varied profession where two days are rarely ever the same. On the residential and commercial side, you will be installing entire plumbing systems for new builds or figuring out solves for renovations. For industrial, you could use your skills to be a pipefitter, building large-scale, high-pressure systems. Let’s just say you won’t be bored.