The construction industry is one the nation’s largest industries, and is a major contributor to the U.S. economy. More than 6 million people are employed throughout the industries wide spread careers. And with the need for new schools, hospitals, housing, and other commercial buildings increasing, the industry is going to need more and more quality workers to get all of the work done. In fact, the State of Ohio predicts that by 2024, we will need to fill 23,820 positions in the construction industry. From skilled trade workers, to designers and management positions, to support staff, permanent, well-paying construction careers exist in all areas of the industry.