TRADE: Operating Enginner
YEARS IN PROGRAM: 1
DID YOU PLAY SPORTS IN HIGH SCHOOL?
Yes, basketball until 11th grade.
DID YOU CONSIDER A CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION WHILE YOU WERE IN HIGH SCHOOL?
Yes, I did.l
WHO INFLUENCED YOU? (TEACHERS, GUIDANCE COUNSELORS, FAMILY, FRIENDS, ETC.)
My father influenced me. He has worked in the same field for 20+ years.
WHY DID YOU ULTIMATELY CHOOSE A CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION?
I ultimately chose this career because of all it has to offer with retirement and benefits.
WHAT WOULD YOU TELL YOUNG PEOPLE CONSIDERING POST-SECONDARY CAREER OPTIONS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? WHAT WOULD YOU TELL THEM TO CONVINCE THEM TO CONSIDER AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?
I would tell them to consider this trade because it really has a lot to offer and they treat you and your family very well.