Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

OJT for Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction: NAICS 237

The Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction subsector is part of the Construction sector.

The Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction subsector includes the following industries:

  • Utility System Construction
  • Land Subdivision
  • Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
  • Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Largest Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in size, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-sized occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Largest Occupations in Subsector, Projected for 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Construction laborers 242.6 21.0 22.5 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 126.1 10.9 22.2 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers 83.5 7.2 22.5 High school diploma or equivalent None
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers 47.3 4.1 19.8 Postsecondary nondegree award Short-term on-the-job training
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 46.5 4.0 38.6 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
Construction managers 36.4 3.2 22.0 Bachelor’s degree Moderate-term on-the-job training
Carpenters 32.5 2.8 18.3 High school diploma or equivalent Apprenticeship
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 23.7 2.1 38.4 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
General and operations managers 23.6 2.0 22.1 Unknown Unknown
Office clerks, general 23.4 2.0 9.5 High school diploma or equivalent Short-term on-the-job training

Growth Occupations

The following table shows the top 10 projected occupations, in growth, for this subsector through 2026. It also shows the educational requirements and OJT requirements for these top-growth occupations. The OJT.com training directory provides a listing of the state-by-state training providers that can fulfill your on-the-job training requirements.

Highest Growth Occupations in Subsector, Projected thru 2026

Occupation 2026 Projected Employment (in thousands) 2026 Projected Percent of Subsector Percent Employment Change (2016-2026) Education Requirements OJT Requirements
Wind turbine service technicians 2.3 0.2 177.2 Some college, no degree Long-term on-the-job training
Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators 3.7 0.3 44.6 High school diploma or equivalent Moderate-term on-the-job training
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 46.5 4.0 38.6 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
Radio, cellular, and tower equipment installers and repairs 2.0 0.2 38.5 Associate’s degree Moderate-term on-the-job training
Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 0.9 0.1 38.5 Postsecondary nondegree award Moderate-term on-the-job training
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 23.7 2.1 38.4 High school diploma or equivalent Long-term on-the-job training
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 0.5 0.0 38.4 Postsecondary nondegree award Long-term on-the-job training
Electrical engineers 1.2 0.1 37.9 Bachelor’s degree None
Electrical and electronics drafters 0.1 0.0 37.4 Associate’s degree None
Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers 0.1 0.0 37.4 No formal educational credential Short-term on-the-job training

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