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Is it likely to get a construction job if you're a girl?

I am a 19 year old college student and I am pretty physically fit. I was looking at our school's website for jobs and there are some pipe digging construction jobs available. I lift weight regularly and can bench about 150, I also work at a post office job where I am lifting and transporting semi-heavy boxes all day. Will I get laughed out of the room if I apply for this job or do you think I have a shot?

Asked By: Allison - 4/9/2010
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Go for it. You can always reject the job offer if you change your mind. That is, if you get an offer... More
Answered By: Pascalis Claudius Lotinggi - 4/9/2010
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If you can do the job there's no reason why you can't. And in this day and age they can't say, "You're a woman, no." Since that's sue-able. So why not just go and give it a shot if you're confident enough that you can do it?
Answered By: Thursday - 4/9/2010
 
nothing wrong with being in construction or any job for that matter you can do anything if you put your mind to it
Answered By: sunshine Mary - 4/9/2010
 
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