Tag: Construction Job


Construction job openings inch down

October 4, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

“The number of open, unfilled construction positions declined in August but remains higher than both one year ago and the pre-pandemic level,” wrote Basu. Basu predicted last month the high demand in the labor market should continue to cool down. […]


Construction job openings hit third highest on record

February 2, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

The majority of contractors intend to increase staffing levels over the next six months, according to Basu, so “labor shortages will remain a stiff headwind for the industry,” he said. Consumer spending has begun to show signs of weakness, Basu […]


Construction Job Openings Are Declining, Says ABC

August 4, 2022

Via: ENR

The number of construction job openings fell by 71,000 in June to 334,000 from May, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Opening and Labor Turnover Survey data. While monthly jobs declined, […]


Construction job openings plunged by 71,000 in June

August 3, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Basu said construction experienced one of the sharpest reductions in job openings of all sectors. But it also appeared the remaining openings continued due to workers’ preferences, and not those of employers. For example, construction workers still quit their jobs […]

Construction Processes, Procurement

Skyrocketing steel, lumber costs threaten to slow construction jobs

February 17, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Late last year, Mike Taylor was paying around $750 per short ton for the rebar he uses in his concrete pours. Now, that price has spiked closer to $900, a 20% increase in a little over a month. “That could […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Arizona, Nevada Construction Job Gains Dip, But Remain Strong Year-Over-Year

January 29, 2019

Via: ENR

In general, late 2018 showed solid job numbers in the Southwest region of Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. Major building projects, ranging from entertainment to housing, drove growth in all three states. From November 2017 to November 2018, Arizona added […]