President Donald Trump and Congressional Democratic leaders agreed to aim for an infrastructure package worth $2 trillion recently, but many don’t think Congressional Republicans will agree because there are questions as to where the funding for the package would come from. However, the package is still in the works.
This infrastructure project would be designed to upgrade and improve the country’s aging infrastructure, which includes bridges, roads, internet, telephone, electric, sewage, and water systems. These all play a vital role in the development and prosperity of the communities.
The agreement was made because of the infrastructure investment will create job and make the country more economically competitive with other countries. This means that there will be more opportunities and a greater demand for those who are trained and who can work in different construction roles.
The Need For More Construction Workers
There will be a greater need for heavy equipment operators, such as those who drive big trucks, dozers, graders, and even operate cranes. In addition, there will be a need for professional truck drivers who can transport the heavy equipment where it needs to go.
ATS offers training that can help with the different roles that will need to be filled with infrastructure projects. These jobs include:
- Heavy equipment operators
- Rigging and signalperson
- Directional drilling
- Mobile crane operators
- Tower crane operators
- CDL training
- Utility locating
- Other specialized training
ATS accepts financial assistance, including veterans’ benefits. If you would like to learn more about ATS and how we can help you prepare for a career building infrastructure, call (800) 383-7364 today.