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Lifeboat Jobs: Week 8 – Construction

Wed, 10/14/2020

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Eighth Round of Lifeboat Jobs

This week’s Lifeboat Jobs are in the Construction Industry. For a brief recap, our Labor Market Information (LMI) team captured and evaluated more than 45,000, non-seasonally adjusted*, job postings in South Carolina to identity the most available jobs in South Carolina.

“The construction industry brings our Lifeboat Jobs segment to a close. We do hope South Carolinians have found this resource to be helpful as they consider new employment opportunities as a bridge to financial stability during this pandemic. Someone who is hardworking can move from Laborer, to Foreman, to Construction Manager: if they have the capacity and willingness to learn new skills. We anticipate these Lifeboat Job Occupations within the Construction Industry Sector will grow 11% to 16% over the next decade. Some of the skilled trade workforce opportunities do require additional certifications or on-the job training, but if you enjoy using your hands to create, build, fix, or improve then this is the industry to consider,” states Labor Market Information/Business Intelligence Division Director, Brian Nottingham.

To explore this week’s Lifeboat Jobs for the Construction Industry, including potential career paths as a Construction Laborer, Electrician, Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanic or Construction Manager, visit here: If you missed last week’s Lifeboat Jobs in the Support and Customer Service Industry, you can find out more information on the same link listed above.

About the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is putting South Carolinians to work. The agency has four missions: (1) workforce development; (2) free job match employment services; (3) unemployment insurance; and (4) labor market information. All four missions contribute to workforce development. The agency is dedicated to advancing South Carolina through services and programs that meet the needs of our businesses, jobseekers and those looking to advance their careers.