Heavy equipment operation a family tradition for Roy - constructconnect.com - Daily Commercial News
As a young girl, Renee Roy would visit her dad on construction sites and watch in wonderment as he went about his job operating heavy equipment. She knew back then that one day she’d follow in his footsteps. Today, at 43, after working for years as a civ
Women of Powerline Technicians opens lines to electrical careers - constructconnect.com - Daily Commercial News
Employment in this country’s electricity sector is no longer the exclusive domain of men, says the founder and executive director of Women of Powerline Technicians (Women of PLT). Women are making strides in obtaining apprenticeships and securing employm
The joy of ‘building and creating’ helps O’Hearn achieve dream career - constructconnect.com - Daily Commercial News
Twenty-one-year-old Kate O’Hearn has always tried “to walk my own path” and perhaps that is why she already holds a supervisory position in the construction industry. Of course, she also acknowledges the considerable help, guidance, encouragement, and in
Women in construction describe life changing career choices during conference - constructconnect.com - Daily Commercial News
Careers in the trades can take you to many different places and open the door to many opportunities. That was the message students who attended the second annual Women in Construction Trades Conference heard from young tradeswomen. “I’ve been in the tra
Grad Profile: Empowering the next generation of female engineers
Civil Engineering student Sara Evely has served as an inspiration to her fellow female classmates as president of the Women in Engineering Society and to younger women considering careers in STEM.
Women in Skilled Trades - Job Descriptions - Choose Your Trade
Determine what skilled trade is right for you by watching this video, designed to give you first hand knowledge of what our tradespeople do and what skills o...
Women in Trades | 3 Tips for Entering the Electrical Industry | Sasco Contractors
Learning how to become an electrician can be a thrilling journey. Entering trades as a women can be nerve racking at first. At Sasco Contractors we are proud...
Job of the future: Wind farmer
Most people who work over 30 stories up do so in the safe confines of a skyscraper. Meredith Halfpenny, however, can feel the breeze in her hair from the top of a wind turbine. By her own estimation, Halfpenny has helped build around 400 turbines and made more than 1,200 trips up and down their…