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NEW YORK (AP) — How do you find construction job openings?
A Google search.
If you’re lucky, you might get a list of openings from a local business.
Or you could just look at the numbers.
But you might not find a job.
A survey by the Institute for Supply Management found that fewer than 1% of construction workers are actually searching for work, even though many employers are searching for workers with a variety of skills, including construction trades.
The study, conducted last month, found that the most common occupation for construction workers was not an entry-level worker, nor an entry level manager.
The most common occupations for construction contractors were laborers.
The Institute for the Study of Labor (ISL) said the survey results are based on an online survey of 1,000 construction workers, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.3%.
The ISL said it doesn’t know the accuracy of the data.ISL President and CEO Robert W. Kavcic said the data is troubling because employers often advertise the need for construction jobs and that employers typically want workers with experience and experience levels that are lower than their current employees.
The company says the survey was conducted online, not at construction sites.
Kavcich said the study confirms the growing trend of construction employers looking for workers that have experience in other industries.
“The construction industry is undergoing a shift that will ultimately affect the employment of construction employees in the United States and globally,” Kavacic said.
“If we do not develop an industry that fosters the growth of workers with skills and experience that are in demand by construction employers, then construction companies will be forced to close their doors.”
The survey found that construction companies with the highest demand for construction employees were:Boeing (BA)Construction and materials firms that offer construction and engineering services, including engineering, construction, plumbing and electrical design.
Aerospace and defense firms that provide construction and aerospace services.
Boeer Automotive, the largest manufacturer of passenger vehicles in the world, employs more than 3,500 construction workers.
The ISL found that nearly a quarter of construction companies were seeking construction workers with engineering and construction certifications, such as EMT, EMT-SEP, or EMTSSEP.
The ISA study found that most of those employers were in the North America region.
Construction companies were also seeking construction and maintenance workers with an engineering certification, such that about half of the firms were seeking workers with that certification.ISl said the ISL study is an important indicator of employers’ interest in construction workers and how they are seeking them.
The company said the construction industry will need to be more diverse in the future.
“We’re looking to diversify the workforce,” Kavanci said.