Building Futures
that Build America

Building Futures
that Build America

America needs more

We need skilled trades professionals to apply their skills, ingenuity and technology to build our homes and rebuild our infrastructure. These high-paying careers are in high demand, with employers struggling to recruit the new hires they need, while most students and job-seekers don’t realize the opportunity, and how to get started. Until now.

New construction jobs will be available this year

Unfilled skilled trades jobs in the next 5 years

Annual salaries in construction can exceed $100,000/yr

Time it takes to start in a paid construction apprenticeship

Define Your Own Path

High-paying, fulfilling opportunities in construction are in demand!

Whether you’re just finishing school, coming out of the military, or looking for a career on your terms, you don’t have to have a four-year college degree or student loans to have a high-paying profession you love.

Students considering careers in construction and skilled trades

Current Students

College? Trade School? Training? Which path is right for you? Explore your options and define your future.

Young cashier considering changing to a career in skilled trades

Career Changers

Why be in an unfulfilling job when you can launch an unlimited career? Check out career  options and resources.

Military Veterans have promising careers in skilled trades

Military Veterans

Transfer your talent and training to a high-paying career in construction and other skilled trades.

Explore Construction Careers

Already know what career you’re interested in? Click below to see salary ranges, demand, lifestyle, paths to get started and more.

Capentry

Electrical

HVAC

Masonry

Plumbing

Roofing

Technology

Welding

Work With Us

We work with schools, businesses and training programs, creating and sharing tools, fun & engaging marketing materials, and knowhow that helps our partners open minds and pathways to success.

School Counselor talking to student about skilled trades

School Counselors

Access our tools, webinars and guides for talking to students about career paths in the skilled trades.

Trade Talks Employers & Partners

Employers & Partners

Get the word out about your jobs and programs with our online directories and video tools.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Events and Webinars

Join us at in-person and virtual events, where you can learn more about opportunities in the skilled trades.

Search Jobs and Training Directory

See what opportunities are coming up near you to explore skilled trades or apply for a job.

Construction Technologist jobs on Indeed

Welder jobs on Indeed

Roofer jobs on Indeed

Plumber jobs on Indeed

HVAC jobs on Indeed

Changing the Narrative About Skilled Trades

While the hype and cost of four-year colleges has skyrocketed, society has been convinced that skilled trades careers are dead-end pathways for less capable people. What’s the truth? Let’s take a closer look at the hype versus reality…

Working for America’s Future

America is at a critical juncture. Unable to meet the challenge of building homes, buildings, warehouses, factories, and infrastructure is driving costs higher, increasing inflation, slowing down the economy, putting home ownership out of reach for many and perpetuating cycles of poverty. Let’s change that.

Our Partners and Supporters

We proudly partner with schools, businesses and training programs to share our tools, engaging marketing materials and knowhow that helps open minds and pathways to success.

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