Construction Management Technology
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Build Your Future in a Fast-Growing Industry
Construction takes place all over Houston, every day. New buildings are going up at record speeds, and the industry needs skilled, talented and qualified people to manage the construction sites. Pay is great, and the employment of construction managers is expected to increase nearly 17 percent by 2020. That’s good news if you’re interested in this career!
Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget and supervise construction projects from early development to completion. The San Jacinto College program focuses on the management of commercial and industrial construction with an emphasis on green construction.
In addition, the program qualifies students to sit for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10-hour Certification and the U.S. Green Building Council LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Associate Certification. Graduates of the San Jacinto College construction management program can transfer to The University of Houston’s College of Technology to pursue a bachelor’s degree. AAS degrees and certificates are also available for those looking to enter the workforce sooner.
Learn All the Aspects of Construction Management
Were you born with a take-charge attitude and a passion for building? Are you a natural-born leader with an interest in both commercial and industrial planning? If so, then a career in construction management may be the right path for you.
The San Jacinto College construction management program:
- Is designed to prepare graduates in the field of commercial and industrial construction management. Graduates will assist in the planning, direction and coordination of activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of commercial and industrial structures and facilities.
- Allows students to participate in the conceptual development and organization of a construction project, pricing and procurement, cost scheduling, and the overseeing of its organization, estimating, scheduling and the implementation of the project.
- Offers courses covering material familiarization, specialized construction fields such as civil, carpentry, mechanical, piping and plumbing systems, electrical/electronic, building envelopes, legal contracts, codes, permit process, and state identities with an understanding of the green elements of each.
Get a Job that’s in High Demand
There is an estimated increase of 22 percent, or 5,440 construction manager positions between 2010– 2018. For the Gulf Coast area, it is estimated that 730 new construction manager positions will come online every year, during that ten-year period.* The entry salary for a construction manager is $54,164.**
*Source: Texas Workforce Commission, www.tracer2.com
**Source: texaswages.com, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown region