ERIC Number: ED120562
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Jobs in Construction. Job Family Series.
Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.
The booklet describes jobs in the construction industry under the classifications of public and private building. Separate chapters discuss the process of building a city hospital, a model home, and a State highway. Chapters outline miscellaneous jobs in the industry such as elevator constructors, lathers, plasterers, roofers, and sheet metal workers. The final chapter focuses on the future of construction. For each occupation duties are outlined and working conditions discussed. Techniques used to complete the illustrations include brief case histories of individuals in various positions, anecdotes to demonstrate the kinds of interactions involved in some jobs, and descriptions of a typical day on other jobs. Suggestions for training are offered and opportunities are explored. A fact chart is included showing occupations with their educational and specialized training requirements and salary ranges. Among those described are architect, civil engineer, draftsman, landscape architect, and soil scientist. (KH)
Descriptors: Building Trades, Career Opportunities, Careers, Construction Industry, Construction Management, Educational Background, Employment Qualifications, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Professional Occupations, Road Construction, Semiskilled Occupations, Skilled Occupations
Science Research Associates, Incorporated, IBM, 259 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 (Order Number 5-1624, no price given)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.
Note: For related documents, see CE 006 950-955