The Department of Building Construction graduates go on to rewarding careers. Industry partners and alumni continually support the department through advisory boards and active participation in our career fairs. Our graduates experience a high placement rate due to this support. BC students are academically ready for their new profession and most have participated in several internships by their graduation date.

The Building construction department boasts 100% job placement with the average starting salary of $65,000. many of our students have three or more job offers upon graduation.

Job Types

Many of our students gradute with job titles including the following, but are not limited to:

  • Field Engineer
  • Assistant Project Engineer
  • Estimating
  • Scheduling
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • BIM
  • Cost Control
  • Assitant Superintendent
  • Project Mangager
  • Property Manager
  • Energy Management
Types of Employers

Most of our students go into the following sectors:

  • Commercial
  • Design/Build
  • Heavy/Highwayh
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Special Contracting
  • Utility
  • Land Development
  • Supplier
  • Own and Operate

* according to Spring 2022 data


Our students obtain internships with general contractors, specialty contractors, engineering firms, design-build firms, and other construction related businesses. The positions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Office Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Expeditor
  • Construction Manager/Superintendent
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Estimator
  • Project Executive
  • Field Operations Manager 

Students typically start out as an assistant to these roles and eventually work into the full role with experience.


Career Fairs

Data from previous years shows that more than half of our students find these opportunities during our Career Fair each semester. Click below to learn more:

Myers-Lawson School Career Fair 


Employers are encouraged to contact our Industry Coordinator ( to learn how to recruit students.