The Hottest Hurricane Sandy Recovery Jobs Are in
It is our hope is that we can pull together as a nation to help rebuild the communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. To help in the effort to rebuild and put the unemployed to work, we have put together a list of the hottest hurricane sandy recovery jobs. This is by no means a comprehensive list. We fully expect the federal government and each affected state to mobilize an effort to create thousands of temporary disaster recovery jobs. To find more information on recovery employment, please go to FEMA.gov or your state’s emergency management and department of labor websites.
- Architects: Many commercial building and home owners will use the hurricane damage as an opportunity to update and upgrade their holdings. Architects will be at the forefront of the new designs.
- Building & Construction Inspectors: Every bit of new construction will have to be inspected to make sure it meets the updated codes and regulations.
- Construction Estimators: Estimators find the costs of construction in materials and working hours. They will be busy throughout the recovery.
- Construction Trades: Skilled construction trades such as brick layers, carpenters, electricians and plumbers will be high demand as well.
- Civil Engineers: The hurricane did serious damage to bridges, roads and other infrastructure. Civil engineers will be involved in the design and construction of these damaged areas.
- Electrical/ Utility Technicians: In the short-term, the utility industry will rely heavily on crews from other states to restore power. Over the long-term, major sections of the water damaged electrical grid will have to be replaced and there will be a need for new technicians.
- Equipment Operators: Bob cats, bulldozers and crane operators will be in high demand to clear debris throughout the affected region.
- Hazardous Materials & Solid Waste Handlers: Besides destroying buildings and infrastructure, disasters create a lot of trash. Some of it is hazardous to public health. Workers in this area will responsible for the clean up, disposal and recycling of hazardous materials and solid wastes.
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