- 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 lifelong resident of Reading Pa. I began my career in property maintenance as a part-time technician when I was a sophomore in high school. After I graduated from Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center and Reading Central Catholic in 2003, I continued my career in Property maintenance taking plumbing and HVAC apprenticeships at Berks Career and Technology Center.
I worked at various Senior Living Centers and Apartment complexes. I have held positions in the industry from laborer to Lead Technician.
Reading Central Catholic High School
Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center
Berks Career and Technology Center (Plumbing, HVAC, Mechanics.)
Installation and repair of Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry, Interior/Exterior finishing, and Masonry.
Hire Date: 2020
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