This title offers authoritative and comprehensive information for any young person looking to forge their way into the construction industry but doesn't know where to start. Readers are first introduced to the general areas of construction such as working with stone, metal, large machines, and architecture tools and software. They are then given the specific jobs within each area, such as stonemason, welder, crane operator, carpenter, electrician, contractor, and civil engineer, among others. The text highlights benefits and obstacles of each trade, as well as the job outlook. This information is designed to give readers a clear and comprehensive education in potential opportunities in area. With each chapter covering the general fields of construction and then focusing in on the specific jobs, this book serves as a reliable roadmap for any young person who is interested in a job in construction.