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The Most In-Demand Construction Jobs for 2020


The construction industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years and the process is likely to continue in 2020 as well. Beside persistent growth, the segment is characterized by another feature as well: labor shortage, especially in trade areas. Here are some of the most in-demand jobs in construction this year:

  • Laborers – construction companies are constantly looking for people to employ in positions that don’t require previous experience. These jobs are great for anyone looking for an entry-level position and is willing to do physical work for a good pay;
  • Masons – any construction needs walls and masons have los to do even on buildings erected from prefabricated panels;
  • Plumbing – plumbers are also very much sought-for and well-paid;
  • Painters – this is one of the jobs in Denver Colorado positions that are the easiest o get without previous experience.

While the above list includes mostly trade positions that require previous knowledge and experience, many construction companies nowadays offer apprenticeship programs that allow people without experience to learn the trade of choice and to become certified. Apprenticeship programs are forms of paid employment combined with classroom training and takes 3-4 years to complete. After the apprentices take the necessary exams, they become certified and they can either start their own business or continue to work for construction companies for a better pay.