Construction Jobs Hurricane
Construction jobs are abundant after an area has been devastated by a national disaster such as a tornado or hurricane. These disasters destroy homes, kill people and will quickly level a community in minutes. The damages leave cities in crumbles having to rebuild from the ground up.
An individual with or without construction experience can find a construction job in an area that has experienced either of these disasters. There are several ways to find out about construction jobs in affected areas. Being there in person and going to the construction sites is the best way to secure a job. If you live in another state, you can call the Mayor's office of the devastated city for construction job information. Another source is the internet, which is has an abundance of information. FEMA, MEMA and Red Cross are in a position to assist with contacts and telephone numbers. The local unemployment center also has employment opportunities in local and areas, which were destroyed by tornadoes or hurricanes. The U.S. Department of Labor provides a website with hurricane recovery jobs.
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are excellent examples of devastating storms that created thousands of construction jobs along the coastal lines of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Oil production, natural gas processing plans, pipelines and refining capacity back to normal conditions are not done by a flick of a switch.
On September 1, 2008, Hurricane Gustav took the heart of the Gulf of Mexico's oil and gas fields to a abrupt halt. Gustav headed directly to north Louisiana, causing the greatest power outrage in the state's history. Gustav brought many challenges to Louisiana's petroleum industry; however, the biggest challenge was power outages. Louisiana experienced its worse power outage from Gustav. Even the State Capital, Louisiana's most secure building, was not spared from Gustav's wrath.
Once again, construction jobs were taken and addition construction jobs were created. According to the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, seventy percent of Louisiana's electric consumers were left without power after landfall.
These hurricanes take construction jobs, and created other construction jobs.
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