The construction industry is one of the largest industries in our state and country. Nationally, about 5,763,110 people work in construction. It is an industry that requires people to work together with diverse backgrounds and skills. Companies in the construction industry build and repair buildings and structures, but they also work on heavy and civil engineering projects such as water and sewer lines, pipelines, highways, streets, bridges, and dams. Specialty contractors focus on a specific area of construction such as structural metalwork, roofing, electrical systems, plumbing, flooring, painting, and many others.
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