Providing resources for communities and entrepreneurs to create and retain jobs in Antrim, Charlevoix & Cheboygan Counties.

Construction is an industry that comprises a wide range of activities involving construction, alteration, and/or repair. Examples include residential construction, bridge erection, roadway paving, excavations, demolitions, and large scale painting jobs.

Construction Management: $30 – $40/hour (average entry level wage)

Weston Bailey – Project Engineer

“There is a big shortage in welders and a lot of people in the skilled trades. That’s the biggest thing we face, just finding the right people, qualified people to do the work.”

    – Coordinating with contractors and work from the ground up with buildings.
    – Getting estimates and quotes for how much and how long a building will take to build.
    – Evaluating bids and overseeing the project from start to finish.
    – Started out at the Michigan Department of Transportation doing concrete quality control.
    – Went to Northern Michigan University for a degree in construction management.
    – Worked as a general contractor before moving back to Northern Michigan.

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Weston Bailey- Construction Management


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