If you're interested in working outside, using your hands, and supervising other workers, a job as a mason may be right for you! Masons are responsible for building structures out of bricks and stone. If you want to become a mason, it's important that you learn how to read blueprints so that you can understand what needs to get done on any given project. It's also important that you stay safe while working—even though masons aren't at risk of causing bodily harm from slipping with a power tool or falling from high heights like other construction workers, every year many lose their lives because of lack of proper safety measures taken against hazardous gases.


Drywallers are in charge of hanging, taping, and finishing drywall. They make sure the drywall is properly hung and sealed so that it will prevent moisture from entering the building. They use hammers, levels, measuring tapes, screw guns and other hand tools to hang and tape drywall.

The job can be hard on your hands due to repetitive motions like pushing screws into drywall or cutting out pieces with a keyhole saw. Sometimes you might find yourself working on scaffolding or ceilings for extended periods of time too! The upside is that you will get a lot of fresh air at construction sites because you will be spending most of your time outside!


As you can see, carpentry is a very broad category. Carpenters are the workers who build with wood. They build houses, decks, bookshelves, stairs and much more.

In some cases, carpenters might be called framers or woodworkers. This all depends on the type of project they’re working on at any given moment. They may use tools like hammers, saws and levels to complete their work.

Construction worker

Construction workers are a jack of all trades. As a construction worker, you'll be doing a bit of everything. You might see yourself as one part carpenter, one part electrician, one part demolition specialist, and then you round it out with the finesse of an architect. Whatever the job requires, you're on it. Construction workers are often the first to arrive at the worksite and the last to leave. In many cases they do whatever has to get done in order for other construction professionals like electricians or plumbers to finish their work successfully. Without construction workers, projects would fall behind schedule and over-budget because vital tasks wouldn't get done on time.

Construction workers are also key members of any crew because they help set up each day's work for other members of the team. For example, if a landscaper needs to plant some flowers in a yard before he leaves for the day but there's no mulch available yet from another crew member who's still working across town, it will be up to you as the construction worker to use your jack-of-all-trades skillset and bring over a load of fresh mulch so that everyone can complete their work on time

There are a lot of jobs available!

Construction is a booming industry with many available jobs. There are entry-level positions that don't require much training but pay less and more skilled roles that earn higher wages. Construction work includes hard labor, such as lifting heavy materials and working in inclement weather conditions. It can be dangerous, so you must use safety equipment and procedures. If you like the idea of building things, it can be a very satisfying career path to take.

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