Construction & infrastructure

Careers in construction and infrastructure are some of the longest standing apprenticeships in the United States. The skills gained can open new opportunities within a company. Through ApprenticeshipNH, participants develop core skills that can be applied in a variety of professions at companies across the state. Employers gain a pool of skilled trades people that will ensure a pipeline to fill the jobs vacated by an aging workforce.

A Registered Apprenticeship ensures that people will be successful on-the-job on day one.

For Apprentices

Well-paying careers

Careers in construction and infrastructure are some of the longest standing apprenticeships in the United States. The skills you gain can open new opportunities within a company. Upon completion of a Registered Apprenticeship, you will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to build the career path that best suits you!

The salary range for construction and infrastructure employees in New Hampshire:

$39,000 - $61,000 per year

For Employers

A pipeline of skilled, productive workers

Registered Apprenticeships are developing a new generation of workers to help our nation succeed in the 21st Century economy.

A skilled workforce is vitally important in growing construction businesses. Registered Apprenticeship is a proven way to increase productivity and employee retention, ensure knowledge transfer from your top professionals and improve company culture.

For every dollar spent on apprenticeship,

employers get approximately $1.50 ROI.

For High Schools

Prepare students for a rapidly changing job market

Use existing courses and work-based learning experiences to build or participate in pre-apprenticeship to registered apprenticeship opportunities that can serve as the foundation for a student’s career.

  • Provide experienced-based and authentic learning experiences that lead to in-demand careers
  • Support a smooth transition from high school to both college and career options
  • The jobs are there – ex: 510 projected annual job openings in NH for Construction Laborer through 2028 and 160 projected annual job openings in NH for Construction Manager through 2028

Construction programs at Career and Technical Education Centers across NH:

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“Simply put - the registered apprenticeship program through ApprenticeshipNH is the most effective way to connect job seekers and employers. This connection will ensure that a continuous pipeline of highly trained and skilled workers are available to meet the increasing demand that New Hampshire’s job market will undoubtedly have for years to come.”
– Eddie Curran, HVAC Department Chair, Manchester Community College

Professions in construction & infrastructure

  • Bricklayer
  • Building inspector
  • Carpenter
  • Civil drafter or engineer
  • Construction laborer
  • Diesel/heavy equipment mechanic
  • Electrician
  • Elevator constructor mechanic
  • Heating and air conditioning mechanic and installer
  • HVAC technician
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Stonemason
  • Surveying technician
  • Utility technician
  • Welder

Types of companies hiring construction & infrastructure employees

  • Construction management companies
  • General contractors
  • Land surveying companies
  • Real estate developers
  • State/municipal highway and transportation departments
  • State/municipal planning and civil engineering boards
  • Telecommunications
  • Utility companies