Posts by Chris Stearns
What Is A Construction Estimator?
One of the most important roles in the construction process is the construction estimator, which often goes unrecognized. A construction estimator can make the difference between a company losing millions of dollars or a company having an accurate bid on the overall cost of a construction project. Because building projects don’t come with automatically assigned…Read More
October is Careers in Construction Month!
Careers in Construction Month, also known as CICM, is a month dedicated to construction careers. Each October, construction professionals and organizations come together to raise awareness for the industry. The aim is to increase public awareness and perception of the industry and inspire the next generation of building professionals. Construction-affiliated groups show their involvement and…Read More
The Career Path of a Construction Superintendent
For aspiring construction industry professionals, understanding potential career paths available to you is an essential first step in your career journey. There are many different types of jobs within the industry, so there’s sure to be a job out there that is just right for you, your skills, and your professional goals. One of the…Read More
Top 3 Benefits of Working with a Construction Recruiter
The job search can be very difficult and frustrating. You sit on platforms like LinkedIn, Zip Recruiter, Indeed, Monster Jobs, only to get nowhere. You take the time to fill out job applications all day and never hear anything back. Job hunting is very time consuming and strategic. Luckily there’s recruiters to help with this…Read More
A Day in The Life of a Construction Project Manager
One of the best parts about working in construction is the many opportunities available for advancement. There are many different jobs in the construction industry and many key leadership positions. People are often familiar with the construction Superintendent, which is the person leading the charge on the field. However, another excellent option for a leadership…Read More
What Are The AEC and MEP Industries?
In the construction world, two common terms are the AEC industries and the MEP industries. At Diamond Peak, we have a team of AEC and MEP recruiters ready to help you land your dream job in the construction industry. What exactly do AEC and MEP mean, though? AEC stands for “Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.” MEP…Read More
Women in Construction 2022
The construction industry remains largely dominated by men, however, roles in the industry for women are on the rise. The amount of women in construction has spiked dramatically over the past few years. Just over a million women are in a variety of construction roles, currently accounting for 25% of the construction workforce. Women make…Read More
Construction Industry Trends to watch in 2022
2022 is poised to be a big year for construction. As the world recovers from some of the impacts of COVID-19, development is booming to adjust to shifting consumer needs. Remote work has opened opportunities beyond major city centers. Public health concerns have permanently shifted the needs of consumers and businesses. Problems related to climate…Read More
Common Interview Questions to be Prepared For
Finding a construction job can be a stressful process. As good as it feels to finally land an interview at a company you can see yourself working for, the interview itself can be a source of great anxiety for a lot of people. What kind of questions will they ask? What type of answers are…Read More