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GIJOBS.COM | NOVEMBER 2018 | G.I. JOBS 9 9 both residential and non- residential construction," said Ken Simonson, the AGC's chief economist. "But contractors report widespread difficulty in finding qualified workers for both salaried and hourly craft positions." Every single one of the Hot Jobs in Construction on page 10 is in high demand, and only two require a bachelor's degree— fantastic news for those who enlisted right after high school or simply felt college wasn't for them. Construction firms of all types and sizes are actively recruiting veterans like you, developing special programs aimed at attracting, training and retaining former military. "Our company has a dedicated full-time program that serves transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses," Theriot said. "The mission of the Military Workforce Development Program is to recruit motivated individuals with U.S. military backgrounds, train them to become the finest craftsmen they can be, and grow them into the future leaders of our industry." "Hiring veterans is who we are. We believe it is not only our duty to assist military veterans and their spouses, but it is the right thing to do," added Les Larson, director of corporate recruiting for APi Group. YOUR FUTURE AWAITS A career in construction will provide you with a comfortable salary, job security, development and advancement opportunities, and the chance to use the skills and values you developed in the military. It's an industry practically tailor-made for vets— so turn the page to learn about some of construction's hottest jobs and find the right fit for you. Source: Associated General Contractors of America survey 80% Percentage of construction employers having diculty filling hourly positions. 297,000 # of jobs added to construction industry between August 2017 - August 2018. $29.95 Average hourly wage in construction in August 2018. GIJOBS.COM | NOVEMBER 2018 | G.I. JOBS You'll use the principles of engineering and the sciences to develop solutions to environmental problems that affect human health and the planet. You may choose to specialize in wastewater, pollution, water, public health or waste disposal. Where you'll work depends on your specialization, but might LQFOXGHDQRIĆFHWKHRXWGRRUVRUFRQVWUXFWLRQVLWHV ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

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