A Solid Career
Trying to decide what career you want? Don't mind getting your hands dirty? Are you Concrete Tough? This video should get you excited about the potential that exists for you!
There are a variety of job opportunities awaiting you in the concrete industry. Depending on what direction you wish to take and what educational resources you want to take advantage of you may be employed as any one of following:
- Ready mixed concrete batch plant production manager
- Ready mixed concrete dispatcher
- Concrete quality control specialist
- Ready mixed concrete truck driver
- Concrete flatwork technician/finisher
- Jobsite superintendent
- Project manager
Sounds good, but you're not sure what it would be like working in one of these jobs? We've posted a few videos that will take you inside the life of a variety of concrete professionals. Thank you Ozinga Concrete for developing and sharing these videos!
- A Day in the Life of a Concrete Dispatcher
- A Day in the Life of a Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Driver
- A Day in the Life of a Quality Control Technician
- A Day In the Life of a Ready Mixed Concrete Sales Associate
Pennsylvania College of Technology - Concrete Science Technology (Associate of Applied Science Degree): From buildings to bridges, concrete is everywhere. Concrete science experts are in demand. In this program, you’ll analyze the properties of concrete. Explore admixture techniques and learn which type is best suited for the job at hand. The only one of its kind on the East Coast, this industry-driven major pulls together science, technology, and construction to deliver the specialized skillset that employers need most. To learn more watch the video.
Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program: Designed to provide graduates with a broad array of initial opportunities within the concrete industry, the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program supplies the industry with future managers and leaders. CIM is a business intensive program providing solid management skills that are applicable in any industry, but developed specifically for the concrete industry. CIM is a joint initiative of a growing number of universities supported by networks of local, state and regional concrete industry producers, suppliers and contractors that pledge their time, talent and treasure to support the development of each universities’ CIM program. Participating colleges include: Chico State University, Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Texas State University
American Concrete Institute (ACI) Career Center : ACI's Career Center is specifically targeted to the concrete industry and brings together great job opportunities and great candidates.