Construction Trades Skills

  • Two students use a miter saw to cut a 2x4 for their project.

    Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Construction Trades Skills in Long Island

  • About This Course

    Students in this course will develop the skills they need to begin a career in construction. Students will receive individualized instruction in maintenance work with an emphasis on repair-oriented projects, and participate in active learning in a variety of building maintenance areas.

    Students Will Learn:

    • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
    • Shovel stone aggregate under the direction of a supervisor.
    • Measure, mark and align structural elements.
    • Load or unload building materials and distribute them at appropriate locations on a building site.
    • Erect or dismantle scaffolding, bracing, traffic barricades, ramps or other temporary structures.
    • Position or dismantle forms for pouring concrete, using saws, hammers, nails or bolts.
  • Construction Trainees Will Learn Skills, Including:

    • General Carpentry
    • Basic Plumbing and Electrical Wiring


  • Course available: Grades 10, 11 or 12
    Course length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible 
    Placement: Skills 
    Location: Barry Tech


Career Opportunities

  • Our Alumni Job Portal provides listings posted by our business partners. Check out the listings below to find any available career opportunities.

  • Junior Carpenter - Corinthian Cast Stone Inc.

    Carpenter Apprentice Full Time Year-round. Veterans are encouraged to apply. Competitive wage, in a company with room to grow in skills, as a person, and in pay. As fast as you progress, so will your pay and responsibilities. PTO (holidays, vacation, personal) Great medical plan, dental 401k with match Requirements: 2 years of carpentry experience in a cabinet or millwork shop or installing trim/moldings.

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  • Cabinet Maker Apprentice - Stylecraft Interiors Inc.

    Cabinet making construction, installing, laminating, cutting, fabrication of corian countertops.

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  • Concrete Field Technician - LMC Materials Testing

    CONCRETE FIELD TECHNICIAN.M.C. Materials Testing. We are leaders in the concrete testing industry, with an available opportunity for an entry-level position. We are offering a $500.00 sign on bonus after 90 days of employment. Requirements: ACI 1 Certification (willing to train) High School Diploma or equivalent.

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  • Entry Level General Laborer - Hyde Park Mouldings

    We are looking for individuals with experience (any level) in construction, woodwork, carpentry, etc. This is based at our warehouse in Hauppauge, NY (Long Island). For candidates 18+, we offer full/part-time hours, benefits, and potential overtime. For minors under 18 years of age that qualify, we offer a unique hands-on learning experience with designers, architects, and other world leaders in classical architectural design.

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  • Site Supervisor - Gregor Industries

    Gregor Industries, Inc. is looking to fill a position for Site Supervision.

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  • Shower Crafters - Glass Installer

    Shower door installer & assistants

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