Build a Career in Construction

Build Your Career

Students involved with this pathway build a house from the ground-up, earn industry certifications and have excellent job opportunities right out of high school.

Careers in Construction

Get Your Career
Off the Ground

Interested in how things are built? Can you see yourself leading a crew to create something beautiful and long-lasting in your community? If so, construction technology might be for you! Take Building Technology, Technical Geometry, Construction Fundamentals and Construction Techniques in this pathway. The opportunities in the Construction pathway are endless!

Course Offerings

  • Building Tech 1 & 2
  • Construction Trades 1 & 2
  • Drafting Career Exploration
  • CAD Design & Software
  • Technical Geometry/Geometry in Construction
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Mechanical Drafting
  • Electric/Electronics 1 & 2
  • Electrical Technician/Electrical Communication 1 & 2

“With this internship, I’ve gotten a lot of job opportunities, Knife River, COP Construction, RDO and CAT. And there’s a whole bunch of super good opportunities.”

Brandon Kunkel | Build Montana Student

From the Ground Up

If you take advantage of the House Building course of study – you’ll participate in designing and building a house from the ground up! You’ll spend half your time in the classroom and the rest on site, using your hands and learning what it really takes to build a home – these are skills and experiences you’ll have for the rest of your life!

Construction Fundamentals 1 & 2
Carpentry 1 & 2
Construction Techniques 1 & 2
Building Trades 1 & 2
House Building 1 & 2
Construction Technique 3 & 4

Build Montana

Build Montana is a partnership between Billings Public Schools, Montana Contractors Association, the Montana Equipment Dealers’ Association and the MCA Education Foundation. This program offers our students incredible real world in horizontal construction. Many of our Build Montana students have great career opportunities by the time they graduate high school!

Ready to
Start Building Your Career?

If you’re interested in a career in construction or would just like to learn more about the construction pathway and opportunities, we’re here to answer all of your questions. Reach out to us today!