Construction Technology

 masonry1 Opportunities:

  • Employment in trade or trade related occupations
  • International Masonry Institute Apprentice Training Center
  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Community College Allegheny County
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Post Secondary training in schools such as:
    • Williamson Free Trade School

Program Description:

Students who enter this trade learn the fundamental masonry skills needed to be proficient masons. Students are trained in blueprint reading, layout, level and plumb, estimating and the care and safety of hand and power tools. Learning is accomplished through a combination of classroom theory and actual hands-on project completion. Students learn to mix mortar, construct, repair and recycle materials. Students work on foundation layout, exterior and interior walls, floors, patios, arches, fireplaces, walks, columns and chimneys. The materials of the trade include brick, tile, glass block, stone, marble and concrete.

 masonry2 Career Possibilities:

  • Mason
  • Tile and Terrazzo Installer
  • Estimator
  • Foreman/Manager
  • Job Superintendent
  • Sales Representative
  • Independent Contractor