Jobs for Rebuilding America: A Career in Paving and Road Surfacing, 1st Edition

  • Laura La Bella
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508180040
  • ISBN-13: 9781508180043
  • DDC: 625.7023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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About

Overview

Maintaining the nation's infrastructure is vital to everyone's safety, convenience, and ability to travel and pursue their livelihoods. Few jobs in infrastructure are as necessary, demanding, and important as those in paving and road surfacing. This volume provides youth a methodical chapter-by-chapter approach, from general information about this job sector, to early classes to take, to interviewing for and starting work on a road crew. With an emphasis on concrete steps, this book paves a straight path for teens hoping to break into this stable, productive, and important career.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: America’s Roads and Highways.
2: Paving Crew Laborer.
3: Paving- and Surface-Equipment Operators.
4: Asphalt-Paving Foreman.
5: Paving Manager or Superintendent.
6: Paving the Way for the Future.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Tips.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.