Economy Archive

Expanding Careers: Local industrial growth to boost instrumentation jobs

In Brazoria County, there are around 20 petrochemical companies that employ more than 14,000 individuals, making it the largest industry in our county. In fact, the Texas Gulf Coast industries are some of the largest suppliers of

Designing your future

Training available for a career in drafting Drafters are a cornerstone of design teams and work closely with engineers, designers, planners and architects. Experts in this field work with computer-aided design and drafting systems to prepare drawings,

Where there’s a spark …

Welders in hot demand throughout region When seeking a potential career, few professions are hotter at the moment than welding. Making up 10 to 15 percent of a construction crew, welders are in very high demand. One

Seeing the light

Jobs are available for trained electricians With fast-paced growth and expansion taking place throughout the community and the Texas Gulf Coast, the need for electricians is high. Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures,

A fitting solution

Millwrights, machinists have opportunities for growth If you enjoy precision work and problem solving, then a career as a millwright or a machinist might be the perfect fit. Local industry offers ongoing career opportunities for trained, mechanically

Jumpstart a new career: Working with automobiles becoming a successful high-tech job

The work of automotive service technicians has evolved from mechanical repair to a high technology job. As a result, trained technicians with the right skills will always be in demand and on track for a rewarding career

Building a profitable future: Construction management is an expanding industry

A career in construction management is suited for someone who is interested in building and design, and working with people. It’s not only a profitable career, but construction management positions are in high demand by local companies.

Brazosport College can prepare you for a great career

Located on 156 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Lake Jackson, Texas, Brazosport College has served as the school of choice for students in southern Brazoria County since 1968. The broad range of courses and classes offered

Choosing a Career

For many people, deciding on a career can feel like taking a journey without either a map or a destination. Eventually, with some advice and direction, a little exploration, and maybe a dead end or two, you