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Louisiana host many opportunities for employment in the Construction Industry. Crafts personnel such as carpenters, bricklayers, dry wall installers and  finishers, scaffold builders, electricians, plumbers, cement finishers are just a few of the broad list of job opening that Louisiana Construction Contractors have to offer. New Construction Projects start with civil contractors that clear and prepare the construction site, drive pilings if required, install underground pipe, and build foundation footings, walls and structure. There are a host of other construction contractors involved with new construction projects as well. Electrical contractors, plumbing contractors, painting contractors, and flooring contractors just to name a few, are always looking for skilled craft personnel and experienced helpers to perform various construction work. Regardless of whether the Construction job is new construction or construction repair or maintenance, Louisiana construction job opportunities are out there.


The Louisiana Industrial Employers Jobs Guide is geared to Careers in Louisiana in the construction industry, refinery turnarounds, Louisiana manufacturing, and offshore oil and gas drilling and production.

Industrial Careers in Louisiana;

Administrators, Boilermakers, Bottle Watch, Brick Layers, Carpenters, Cement Finishers, Chemical Cleaning Personnel, Construction Managers, Crane Operators, Dispatchers, Drillers, Drywall Installers & Finishers, Electricians, Engineers, Entry Attendants, Equipment Operators Expediters, Fitters, Fire Watch, Inspectors, Instrument Technicians, Ironworkers, Insulators, IT Professionals, Laborers, Millwrights, Offshore Operators, Painters, Pile Drivers, Planners, Pipe fitters, Quality Control, Refinery Operators, Riggers, Roustabouts, Roughnecks, Safety Managers & Technicians, Sandblasters, Scaffold Builders, Sheet metal Workers, Ship Fitters, Timekeepers, Truck drivers, welders and more.


Let’s now take a look at the various types of Construction and the processes.

 Construction is a process that consists of the building or assembling of infrastructure. Far from being a single activity, large scale construction consists of craft, administration and engineering multitasking. Construction Jobs are generally managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect.

For the successful execution of a project, effective planning and scheduling is essential. Construction Jobs Involved with the design and execution of the infrastructure in question must consider the environmental impact of the job, the successful scheduling, budgeting, construction site safety, availability of building materials, logistics, and inconvenience to the public caused by construction delays and bidding, etc.

 Building construction

 Building construction is the process of adding structure to real property. Although the vast majority of building construction jobs are small renovations, such as addition of a room, or renovation of a bathroom, Building Construction jobs can also consist of the construction of high rise buildings, department stores, schools, and shopping malls.. All building construction projects include some elements in common – design, financial, estimating and legal considerations.

 Commercial building construction is procured privately or publicly utilizing various delivery methodologies, including cost estimating, hard bid, negotiated price, traditional, management contracting, construction management-at-risk, design & build and design-build bridging.

 Residential construction practices, technologies, and resources must conform to local building authority regulations and codes of practice. Materials readily available in the area generally dictate the construction materials used (e.g. brick versus stone, versus timber). Cost of construction on a per. square foot  basis for houses can vary dramatically based on site conditions, local regulations, economies of scale (custom designed homes are always more expensive to build) and the availability of skilled craftsmen.

 The most popular method of residential construction in the United States is wood framed construction. As efficiency codes have come into effect in recent years, new construction technologies and methods have emerged. University Construction Management departments are on the cutting edge of the newest methods of construction intended to improve efficiency, performance and reduce construction waste.

Industrial construction 

Industrial construction, though a relatively small part of the entire construction industry, is a very important component. Owners of these projects are usually large, for-profit, industrial corporations. These corporations can be found in such industries as Infrastructure, Power Transmission & Distribution, metallurgical and material handling, medicine, petroleum, chemical, power generation, manufacturing etc. Processes in these industries require highly specialized expertise in planning, cost estimating design, and construction. As in building and heavy/highway construction, this type of construction requires a team of individuals to ensure a successful project often undertaken by big construction companies. In the fields of architecture and civil engineering, construction is a process that consists of the building or assembling of infrastructure. Far from being a single activity, large scale construction is a feat of human multitasking. Normally, the job is managed by a project manager, and supervised by a construction manager, design engineer, construction engineer or project architect.