Construction Industry Archives

SMACNA Arizona Helps Build Careers In The Construction Industry

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A career in the construction industry can be a fulfilling experience, particularly if proper education and training is received. And, with a tight job market, it makes sense for those who want to become a highly-trained, skilled craftsperson in the sheet metal, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) field. SMACNA Arizona, the Arizona chapter of… Read More →

Q&A: Vice President/Western District Manager Steve Grauer

Steve Grauer - AZRE Magazine May/June 2012

Steve Grauer shares how he got started in the construction industry and what he thinks about the future of Hensel Phelps Construction in Arizona. Q: How did you get your start in the construction industry? A: As a young boy, I was constantly around the construction business. My father was a vice president of an… Read More →

First Job: Bo Calbert, SW President McCarthy Building Companies

McCarthy - Bo Calbert - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2012

Bo Calbert, Southwest President McCarthy Building Companies, discusses his first job as a caddy and the things that helped him get to where he is today in the construction industry. Bo Calbert Title: Southwest President Company: McCarthy Building Companies What was your first job? When I came home from the last day of sixth grade,… Read More →

Construction Industry Loses 7,000 Jobs In March

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The construction industry lost 7,000 jobs in March, inching the unemployment rate up to 17.2 percent from 17.1 percent in February, according to the April 6 Department of Labor employment report. Year over year, construction industry unemployment is down compared to the March 2011 rate of 20 percent. The construction industry added 55,000 jobs over the… Read More →