Carpenters assemble and construct forms for concrete structures. Projects include bridges, retaining walls, tunnels, subways, drainage structures, hydro-electric developments, locks, dams and sewage treatment projects.
Concrete is everywhere in the heavy and highway construction industry. A cement mason places, finishes, smooths, protects and repairs exposed concrete surfaces, such as sidewalks, driveways, roads, and dams.
Laborers are used for various projects in heavy and highway construction. Laborers work with hand, power, and air tools, trenching and shoring projects, rebar, traffic control, soil compaction, and more.
An operating engineer oversees the operation, maintenance and repair of heavy construction equipment including cranes, backhoes, loaders, scrapers and bulldozers. This equipment is essential for creating roads, dams, bridges and airports.