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10 MasonryTop Reasons to join the team.


College tuition is a 4+ year financial commit- Advancements in technology and innova-
ment that comes with a mountain of debt. tion have made masonry a progressive in-
dustry full of career opportunities. From
Conversely, masonry training programs are
very cost-effective and provide an income while learning on the jobsite roles such as mason and laborer,
jobsite. What’s more, masonry construction is in high demand, foreman, and superintendent to executive responsibilities like
estimator, project manager, marketing and management, the
which means there’s a good paying career waiting for you the
day you graduate. ability to grow within an organization is always present.


Owning your own mason contracting Leave your mark on the world’s skyline and
business is a natural progression for many take real pride and satisfaction with the work
that you do each day. Whether the project is
individuals who enter the field. Large or a house, school, hospital or sports stadium,
small, mason contracting companies require as a mason, every brick, block or stone you in-
strong leadership and people with vision. Regardless of stall in the building is a special token of your commitment
where you start in masonry, every day is a learning experi- to expanding history and meeting the needs of mankind.
ence that fosters the opportunity to create an enterprise
that fulfills your entrepreneurial aspirations and successes. FREEDOM TO TRAVEL

WORK OUTDOORS Skilled masons, foremen and superinten-
dents have the ability and confidence that
As a mason your “office” is the great out-
doors, not a boxy cubicle surrounding a you and your expertise can pack up and
desk and chair. In construction every job go wherever you choose because they are
offers a change of scenery, keeping things in demand throughout the world. When
as fresh as the outdoor air and full of new you’re ready for a change of scenery or a new adventure,
the masonry industry has a new experience and destination
waiting you!
The best way to maintain good physical
and mental health is through exercise. Masonry crews function like a well-oiled
machine where all teammates work
While working in masonry, there’s no need
for a gym membership or dedicating hours of together to meet the challenges of the
your personal schedule to cardio and weight training. The job and achieve a common goal. Much
work you perform each and every day keeps you active, in like the military or team sports, it’s a business of camara-
shape and healthy …just like the doctor ordered. derie where working relationships often become lasting

friendships built on mutual respect.


Masonry is moving forward…fast! Yes it has a The masonry business is performance driven.
strong history of traditional practices, yet it is a On the jobsite where superior craftsmanship and
construction method that constantly integrates
productivity are highly rewarded, income levels
new technology and innovations to meet the are based on your skills, creative thinking, ambi-
competitive demands and safety expectations of
the industry. Today’s advancement in products, equipment tion and commitment to success. The formula
and systems are continuously creating careers and expand- is simple and you control your future. The more skilled you
become, the higher your income and value to the organiza-
ing new markets.
tion...which may be your own company someday.

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