October is Careers in Construction Month!
It seems like there is a “national day” for almost everything; national puppy day, national unicycle day, national donut day, etc. And we love an excuse to celebrate–especially with donuts. But did you know there is an entire month dedicated to celebrating careers in Construction? Yes, October is Careers in Construction Month!
When most people think of construction they think of carpenters, plumbers, electricians, roofers, and general labor. At Crofton Industries, we provide marine construction solutions, which offers plenty of similar roles as traditional construction, but also some different types of positions because of the unique project environment. So we want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the opportunities in the marine construction industry!
This list is by know means comprehensive but is a great starting point for someone researching possible career paths. Some roles might require an associates or bachelors degree. Others require certified or vocational training. And in some cases, starting at entry level is a great way to get exposure to many different aspects and learn skills on the job. If you’re thinking of a career switch or know a young person searching for their career path, the marine construction industry is unique and exciting option with many opportunities.
If you’d like to learn more about the career possibilities in the marine construction industry, here are a few resources to get you started!
Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI)
National Commission of the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)
Mid-Atlantic Maritime Training Academy
Click here to learn more about careers at Crofton!
Crofton News: Above & Below | Fall 2018
Vol. 1 | Issue 3 | Fall 2018
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Welcome to the second issue of Crofton News: Above & Below!
This newsletter highlights the exciting things we’ve been up to, above and below the waterline. Inside you’ll find an exciting announcements about new equipment and contract awards, project stories, and of course a little history!
We hope you enjoy this newsletter. If you would like to receive this quarterly update in your inbox, subscribe here. The newsletter will continue to be posted to our website as well as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
We value history at Crofton. Because where we’ve been is part of where we’re going. And if you’re reading this, you are a part of our history!
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Crofton Industries Sponsors Virginia Maritime Association’s 100th Anniversary Celebration
In celebration of the Virginia Maritime Association’s 100th anniversary in 2020, Crofton has recently joined with several other companies as a VMA 2020 sponsor. This sponsorship will assist the VMA as they celebrate their history while continuing to promote maritime growth. Kenny Crofton, VMA Board Member shared, “The Virginia Maritime Association does so much to support our industry. Helping them celebrate such a significant milestone as their 100th anniversary is a token of our appreciation”.