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Construction Technologies

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Our Instructors

Kyle Stager
Level I & II Instructor
stagerk@uppervalleycc.org
937.778.1980 x793

Tom Gariety
Paraprofessional
garietyt@uppervalleycc.org 
937.778.1980 x780 

What We Do in Construction

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Skills for the Future

The Construction Technologies program allows students to design, estimate, cut, assemble, and build multiple construction projects. They learn fundamentals of construction, employability skills, proper tool use, and interpreting blueprints.

Second-year students work on a larger-scale project, and by graduation, are exposed to most phases of general commercial and residential construction.

Program Overview

  • Gain practical experience and knowledge of the construction industry.

  • Understand and practice proper building techniques and sequences, floor framing, wall framing, roof framing, and finishing.

  • Learn the importance of solid foundations and footings.

  • Operate construction equipment including skid steer, mini excavator, backhoe, and bulldozer.

  • Complete construction projects from start to finish, including mini barns.

  • Participate in service projects both on and off campus.

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Career Development

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Entry-Level Careers

  • Carpenter’s apprentice

  • Carpentry crew laborer

  • Glazier

  • Building supply material handler

  • Lumber company yard worker

  • Concrete carpenter

Advanced Careers

  • Journeyperson carpenter

  • Supervisor

  • Project Manager

  • Project Superintendent

  • Lumber company salesperson

  • Carpentry crew foreperson

  • Independent contractor

Work-Based Learning

participate in one of three options for career development during their senior year. All three programs allow students to work within their career field while attending school on a modified schedule, so you they gain skills, experience and competitive wages.

Learn more here!

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College & Advanced Education

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College Agreements

  • Edison State Community College

  • Sinclair Community College

  • Hocking College

  • Columbus State

Certifications

  • Career Connections Level I, II, & III

  • OSHA 10 General Construction

  • Forklift Operation

  • Scissor Lift Operation

  • Boom Lift Operation

Leadership Training

All students in this program are members of the Upper Valley Career Center SkillsUSA Chapter.

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