Steps Taken to Address Shortage of Skilled Construction Workers

Like other leaders in the Treasure Coast construction sector, Jeff Hardin says his company’s biggest challenge is a shortage of skilled workers.

“We have experienced managers for our projects, but there is a limited pool of plumbers, electricians, carpenters and others in the trades,” said Hardin, co-owner of Straticon Construction in Stuart. He added that the jobs are well-paid positions with wages that can support workers and their families…read more