- Construct, erect, install, and repair all residential building components.
- Operate power tools, read construction drawings, produce estimates, and evaluate and perform project cost analysis.
- Earn industry-recognized, valuable certifications, such as OSHA, PBA, and fork lift certifications.
- Fabricate, weld, and machine metal materials.
Job Titles – Career Pathways
13-1051 Cost Estimator
47-2061 Construction Laborers
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters
47-3012 Helpers — Carpenters
47-3013 Helpers — Electricians
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9098 Helpers — Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
CTC knowledge transfers to college credits at:
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Community College of Allegheny County
Luzerne County Community College
Orleans Technical Institute
Pennsylvania College of Technology
NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Certification
* Building Property Maintenance
Forklift Operator Certification
OSHA – Safety Certification
PBA – Pennsylvania Builders Association
Accreditations – PBA – Pennsylvania Builders Association
➤ For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.
I am a life-long resident of Berks County. I began my career in the construction and maintenance field when I was a senior in high school. I have held job titles in this field from laborer to general manager. My wife and I live in the Reading area with our English bulldog named Boogie.
General Industrial Technology, Millersville University
Vocational I & II Teaching Certification, Supervisor Certification, Temple University
MS Ed/Director Certification, Temple University
I have worked for companies specializing in all areas of building construction including construction or maintenance/repair of residential, commercial, industrial, and correction facilities.
Hire Date: 2021
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