Watch the transformation of the historic former Fitchburg Yarn Mill into the Yarn Works Apartments (2:47):
Colantonio's Why Choose a Career in Construction Video (2:21):
MCAP* Intro to Construction Careers Video (8:04), which debunks the negative myths associated with working in the construction industry:
The construction industry in Massachusetts, like most of the country, is booming, but there is a problem: a severe shortage of skilled workers. Twenty percent of the workforce will retire over the next five years.
Are you a self-starter? A creative thinker? Do you like to work with your hands? Do you want to earn a solid income but potentially avoid heavy college loans? If so, a construction career may be perfect for you.
Our Why Construction? page busts the 6 biggest myths about construction careers.
See our Resources page for job descriptions, wages, training providers, and links to more videos.
*MCAP - The Massachusetts Construction Advancement Program is a non-profit organization that provides services to the construction industry including educational opportunities for its workforce and students interested in careers in construction. MCAP is funded through contractor contributions required in collective bargaining agreements with certain building trade unions.