The costs of materials can significantly impact building construction projects. Especially in recent years, with prices fluctuating and rising more rapidly than ever, the construction estimator position has become even more critical.
While salary is not the only reason someone accepts a construction job, it remains a major contributing factor. As construction professionals map out their career path, they often have a desired salary in mind. Construction Assistant Superintendent salary is one the highest ones in the field.
Recruiters, construction leadership, and employees alike have noticed a rise in construction salaries. While the salaries are on the rise, there is still a serious shortage of workers. This means that high salaries are not enough. Many construction companies are still turning to recruiters to help them find talent. The Rising Salaries [...]
The general foreman is just one of many construction leadership jobs. Whether you're interested in taking advantage of the labor shortage to enter the construction industry or you’re a construction recruiter, you will want to learn more about general foremen, including their salary and responsibilities. General Foreman Roles and Responsibilities General foremen [...]
Construction and engineering mergers and acquisition reached record highs last year and the sector continues to see incredible activity this year. These trends demonstrate the strength of the construction market, but also means firms need to rethink their hiring strategies. Merger and Acquisition Trends Between 2010 and 2017, the annual number of [...]
Commercial construction careers are as robust as they've ever been thanks to a strong U.S. economy. Yet, firms around the country continue to face staff and labor shortages leaving some of the most crucial positions in demand in commercial construction. We continue to consult with industry executives concerning the skilled labor crisis [...]
With engineering and construction unemployment rates at a record low, you should start thinking about hiring now. In other markets, you may have been able to wait to start the hiring process and it wouldn’t be the end of the world, but in this employment environment there’s no room to procrastinate. As [...]
There is strong growth potential for commercial construction professionals in preconstruction. With the right skills and experience, many construction professionals can achieve a 6-figure salary. Yet, construction firms need to stay competitive in their salaries and benefits in order to attract and retain top talent. Preconstruction managers and preconstruction directors have specific [...]
Given the current labor shortage, being able to hire strong qualified managers, is harder than ever before. It can be difficult to meet deadlines, stay in budget, and still maintain a quality level high enough to exceed the clients’ expectations. Yet, some contractors have managed to succeed in spite of these challenges. [...]
The demand for construction leadership positions, especially project managers, has increased steadily over the past few months. As a result, many hiring managers are choosing to work with search firms that specialize in the construction niche to help them find the best talent. Project managers play an essential part in the success [...]