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A career as a pipelayer

Author: Amie Jane Leavitt
Publisher: New York, NY : Rosen YA, The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2019. ©2019
Series: Jobs for rebuilding America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Pipelayers make an invaluable contribution to building projects large and small, playing a pivotal role in developing and refurbishing our national infrastructure. This book shows young readers how they can explore this fascinating and fulfilling subset of contracting, building a career from the ground up. Combining valuable industry data, engaging on-the-job imagery and potential scenarios, as well as safety and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Job descriptions
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amie Jane Leavitt
ISBN: 9781508179887 1508179883 9781508179894 9781549060571 1549060570 1508179891
OCLC Number: 1015264191
Target Audience: Grades 7-12.
Description: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Building America : the world under our feet --
Having what it takes --
Pipelaying 101 --
Landing the job --
Moving on up --
BLS fact sheet.
Series Title: Jobs for rebuilding America.
Responsibility: Amie Jane Leavitt.

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"Pipelayers make an invaluable contribution to building projects large and small, playing a pivotal role in developing and refurbishing our national infrastructure. This book shows young readers how they can explore this fascinating and fulfilling subset of contracting, building a career from the ground up. Combining valuable industry data, engaging on-the-job imagery and potential scenarios, as well as safety and job-seeking tips, this book gives handy students a great glimpse at a trade and field often underrepresented in youth-oriented career training."--Amazon.com.

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