Technology Management

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Architect*
  • Building & Code Inspector
  • Building Compliance
  • Carpenter/Laborer
  • Civil Engineer*
  • Construction Manager
  • Consultant
  • Contract Administration
  • Contractor
  • Cost Control
  • Estimator
  • Finance Manager
  • Green Building Consultant
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Construction
  • Industrial Designer
  • Industrial Engineer*
  • Industrial Production Management
  • Management Analyst
  • Municipal Contracts Manager
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Plant Manager
  • Product Sales
  • Purchasing
  • Residential Construction

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Construction Management Firms
  • Construction/Building Material Industry
  • Consulting Firms
  • Engineering and Architectural Firms
  • Large Corporations
  • Local & State Government
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Self-Employed/Contract Work
  • Specialty Trade Contractors

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Access America Transport
  • CIBER
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • HDR Environmental Operations
  • Kieler Construction
  • Lurie Besikof Lapidus and Company
  • MYR Group Inc.
  • North Memorial Healthcare
  • Nova Consulting
  • Square One Building Center
  • The Weitz Company

Salary and Outlook

Starting salary:
$35,000-$58,000

May vary by career, company, location and experience.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Ability to see the big picture
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Enjoy hands on work
  • Enjoy outdoors
  • Leadership
  • Likes tangible results
  • Negotiation skills
  • Physical stamina
  • Problem solving
  • Relationship building
  • Team player