10 Careers for People Who Can't Sit Still



Lift, move, build, repeat.
Lift, move, build, repeat.
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Construction work certainly isn't for everyone. The days can begin before sunrise, you can be outdoors all day in extreme temperatures, and there's always a risk of injury when working with tools and equipment or by just being on a construction site. But people who can't sit still may feel right at home in this type of work environment.

Electricians, plumbers, roofers, bricklayers, painters and landscape contractors all work a form of construction. Some jobs can be service calls that you'll complete within hours. Others are massive construction projects that take thousands of labor hours or even years to complete. You may be responsible for just one portion or the entire job. If you don't mind getting dirty, working up a sweat and constant change, then you may want to consider a career in the construction industry.

Or perhaps you're interested in a job that truly puts food on the table.