More Construction Jobs Than Workers, Build Careers Building Houses

Across the country, construction firms say they’re having a hard time finding skilled workers. In eastern Iowa, a coalition of companies and educators is trying to grow the next generation of builders by teaching them early. Business is good at the Riverside-based McCreedy Ruth Construction company. The firm does custom homebuilding and remodleing, mostly. It’s a practical career, says co-owner Tim Ruth, and the pay is good.


Source: Iowa Public Radio