I Build America – Ohio is dedicated to celebrating the women of construction. Women are a vital part of our industry, and there are female leaders at all levels of construction work. From foreman to company owners and executives, construction wouldn’t be the industry it is without its female employees. Join us and our partners in celebrating the success of women within your own company and across the nation during National Women in Construction Week 2023.
Title/Position: Office manager
Years in Construction: 32 years
What was your path to a career in construction?
Looking for a full–time job.
What do you like most about working in construction?
The Customers!! and the challenges that go with the job, knowing you were a part of it all to make things happen for a job well done.
If you were to give young women (high schoolers) advice about beginning a career in construction, what would you say?
To look at all aspects of the industry. There are so many opportunities in the industry. Construction just isn’t about running equipment; it is being part of a team. It takes all kinds of jobs to do, to get the work done from office work, to scheduling jobs, or trucks, safety positions, estimating, working in a lab testing material for jobs, mechanics, being a flagger, working a sign crew, or running equipment. The jobs are endless, and rewarding.