The mission of the Building Construction Technology is to provide theory and hands-on training that will qualify students for employment or advancement in building construction. Students erect framework including subflooring, sheathing, partitions, floor joists, studding and rafters. The curriculum also includes building preparation for trimming, installing molding, wood paneling, window sash, door frames, doors and hardware, as well as building stairs and laying floors.
550 Alabama Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 23,320
Current job openings per year: 860