Building Construction Technology Jobsite

Students gain paid on-the-job training at a Wright-Ryan Construction jobsite, as part of the Building Construction Technology Jobsite degree at Central Maine Community College
  • Students gain paid on-the-job training at a Wright-Ryan Construction jobsite, as part of the Building Construction Technology Jobsite degree at Central Maine Community College
  • A student in the Building Construction Technology Jobsite degree at Central Maine Community College gains paid on-the-job training framing up a wall, overlooking beautiful mountains
  • A student in the Building Construction Technology Jobsite degree at Central Maine Community College gains paid on-the-job training framing up a dormer

The Building Construction Jobsite degree provides students with alternating classroom and laboratory training with paid, on-the-job experience, leading to an associate degree in Building Construction Technology. The program prepares students with skills required to meet industry needs through hands-on construction training on the jobsite.

Students learn tools necessary to improve competitive capacity through comprehensive, hands-on curriculum. Students in the Building Construction Technology Program focus on fundamental skills in residential/commercial construction, and broad familiarity with methods, standards, and codes commonly associated with the industry.

STUDENTS GAIN KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE THROUGH:

  • Classroom and laboratory study including interpretation of construction documents, print reading, sketches, mock-ups, cost estimates, live projects, and more.
  • Paid on-the-job experience on a construction jobsite with an approved, professional construction company.

GRADUATES MAY PURSUE CAREERS IN:

  • Residential, light commercial, institutional, or heavy construction
  • Building materials supply
  • Prefabrication shops for modular units or custom cabinetry

WITH FURTHER EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION, GRADUATES MAY PURSUE CAREERS AS:

  • Project engineer/manager
  • Self-employment or general contracting
  • Building inspection
  • Design
  • Code enforcement

The Building Construction Jobsite degree is a joint effort between residential and commercial construction companies and Central Maine Community College.

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