Your Job Search

A proactive job search works best.


You’re at a point in your life where demands are coming at you from all directions, both personally and professionally. And somehow in this mix, you’re supposed to be planting the seeds that will grow into a booming career. 

We get it.  We hope the tips below help you find the right company to grow your career, whether it is Power Construction or another great firm.

Top Companies

Need some help identifying possible GCs and/or CMs to research or contact? These links take you to lists of commercial construction companies, both large and small.

        Crain's Largest Chicago Contractors

        ENR Top 400 Contractors

        Building Design & Construction Giants 300

Job Search FAQs

Here’s a list of questions and answers that will help make your job search more effective.

       Job Search FAQs PDF

Lessons Learned

Insider tips from the under-thirty crowd on what they learned while doing their job search. Think of it as adding "extra power" to your search.

     View Our Lessons Learned PDF

Job Fair Tips

Job Fairs can be a great way to experience a large number of companies in a short period of time. They can also be a fast way to shoot yourself in the foot if you are not prepared.

     Get Job Fair Tips from our PDF

Resume Ideas

From the college intern with little or no industry experience to the working professional – read up on what industry professionals hope to find on your resume. Also included are some important points to emphasize what will make your resume stand out.

     Search for Resume Ideas in our PDF