Construction Opportunities

Construction Opportunities

Whether it is managing plans, coordinating, budgeting, or supervising construction projects, there is always a need for construction positions in Indiana.

Why Work in Construction?

Indiana is ranked 13th for construction employment. We’re home to many innovative businesses that are growing fast—and they’re looking for motivated veterans to help fill their open positions.

Analyze the Situation

Analyze the Situation

Analyze long-range plans, survey reports, maps, and other data to plan and design projects seeing the project reach completion.

Math Skills

Math Skills

Engineers use the principles of calculus, trigonometry, and other advanced topics in mathematics for analysis, design, and troubleshooting in their work.

Problem-solving skills

Problem-solving skills

Work at the highest level in possessing the ability to identify and evaluate complex problems.

Leadership Skills

Leadership Skills

Must be able to lead planners, surveyors, construction managers, civil engineering technicians, civil engineering technologists, and others in implementing their project plan.

Career Pathways in Construction

Civil Engineer

Designs and supervises construction projects such as airports, bridges, channels, dams, railroads, and roads.
Median Salary:$68,605
Desired Skillstechnical, mathematical, leadership, decision-making
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Operations Leadership

Supervise the work of logistics specialists, planners, and dispatchers.
Median Salary:$94,730
Desired Skillseye for detail, adaptability, critical thinking
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A Few Industry Facts

800,000+
careers in construction roles
$35k-$144k
salary range for engineers
309,800
Civil Engineer Jobs
List item iconNeed Bachelors for engineers, associates or on the job training.
List item iconMedian annual wage for civil engineers was $88,570 in May 2020
List item icon$37,080 median salary per year for laborers and helpers
List item icon167,800 openings for construction laborers and helpers are projected each year

Featured Companies

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Logo for Ameri-Can Engineering manufactures trailers for the portable sanitation industry, including restroom and shower trailers.
Ameri-Can Engineering manufactures trailers for the portable sanitation industry, including restroom and shower trailers.
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Logo for Badger Daylighting ™ is the industry leader in non­-destructive hydro-excavation (hydrovac) services. Since 1992, Badger has been innovating cutting-edge technology and providing services to a diverse customer base including oil and gas, energy, industria
Badger Daylighting ™ is the industry leader in non­-destructive hydro-excavation (hydrovac) services. Since 1992, Badger has been innovating cutting-edge technology and providing services to a diverse customer base including oil and gas, energy, industria
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Logo for GEMCO Constructors is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, building automation systems and service contractor.
GEMCO Constructors is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, building automation systems and service contractor.
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Logo for Making spaces better places to work and live
Making spaces better places to work and live
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Logo for An American-based company and a leading supplier of building materials, Martin Marietta teams supply the resources necessary for building the solid foundations on which our communities thrive.
An American-based company and a leading supplier of building materials, Martin Marietta teams supply the resources necessary for building the solid foundations on which our communities thrive.
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