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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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November AEC & MEP news headlined by Infrastructure Bill

We’re nearing the end of the year, but the major construction news is not letting up. Easily the biggest construction news of the month was the signing of the $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. More on that shortly. Here are some of the biggest construction headlines from November. Construction Jobs  On November 5th,…

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Preparing for Winter Construction Projects

Each season poses unique challenges for the construction industry. As winter, and its colder months approach, it’s important to set your team and projects up for success.  Without proper preparation, winter can interfere with your construction work.  Fortunately, there are a few simple ways to ensure the best possible winter construction season.  Let’s dive into…

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