Emerging New Careers in Construction

  • Editorial Team
  • Construction Career Outlook
  • 25 October 2023

The construction industry is changing very, very quickly driven by advancements in sustainable building practices, technology, and the growing emphasis on environmental responsibility. The diverse career opportunities that will inspire the next generation of professionals seeking engaging work with competitive compensation are something to consider. These construction jobs are going to require some specialized knowledge and skills.

Technology Driven Careers

Technology is transforming how construction projects are conceived, planned, and executed, ushering in a wave of high-tech roles.

BIM Managers (Building Information Modeling)

BIM managers oversee the integration of 3D models that facilitate collaboration between architects, engineers, and contractors. This technology also extends to robotics and drone pilots, improving quality, productivity, and safety on the construction work sites.

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) Technicians and Designers

Professionals that are working with AR and VR create immersive experiences that help in project planning, on-site training, and design visualization. These technologies are redefining how construction projects are conceived and communicated.

Green Construction Professions

As sustainability and environmental responsibility has now taken center stage, construction businesses are all over looking for professionals in green construction.