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There are many paths to good-paying careers that offer stability, opportunities for growth, and a great quality of life—careers with prominent Coastal Bend companies. 

Through UpSkill Coastal Bend, you can learn more about these careers, their average annual earnings, and their educational or training requirements. Plus, you can trace the pathways to these opportunities from high school, community college, or an existing job.

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Throughout the Coastal Bend, thousands of openings exist in several industry sectors. Our area has seen steady expansion, further driving the regional economy. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship programs. Others are looking for candidates with two-year technical degrees and often will pay for required courses. These careers are lucrative, in-demand, and provide a great quality of life, after only two years or less of education or training.


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Registered Nurse Progressive Care

$59,000.00 Year - $86,000.00 Year

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16145041
Shift: Full-Time, Rotating

English Required: Yes

Bachelor’s degree Registered Nurse. Assess patient condition during admission and during each shift, identifying and reporting any changes in patient status. Perform procedures or other functions as ordered by the medical provider. Document the administration of care in the patient medical record in a timely and thorough manner. Administer medications.

Mechanic Public Works

$16.45 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16155495
Shift: Full-Time, Days

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus training as a mechanic and at least two years of experience in automotive or heavy equipment repair. Maintains and repairs all department vehicles, machinery, small engines and equipment. Repairs and maintains heavy equipment and rebuilds engines and transmissions.

English Required: Yes

Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

$11.79 Hour - $16.58 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16093890
Shift: Full-Time, Days

Must be certified Nurse’s Assistant and BLS (Basic Life Support) certified. One year prior experience. Monitor the health status of an individual with disabilities or illness and address their health-related needs. Work is performed at patient's home or assistant living. Provide assistance with routine healthcare tasks or activities of daily living.

English Required: Yes

Maintenance & Janitor Technician

$13.00 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16139861
Shift: Full-Time, Rotating

High School graduate or Equivalent. One to three (1-3) years working knowledge of janitorial/housekeeping equipment. Cleaning duties include but are not limited to dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, buffing, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning, etc. Other duties include emptying waste containers and trash from all areas of facility; disposing of trash and any medical waste according to facility policies and procedures.

English Required: Yes

Project & Program Specialist

$10.93 Hour - $20.73 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16149934
Shift: Full-Time, Full-Time, Days

High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of six (6) years of experience working in an engineering or construction organization preparing and processing specifications and contract documents. Responsible for preparing, reviewing, monitoring and coordinating the department’s project and contract documents during the design, bidding and construction phases of the Port’s capital and maintenance programs and for maintaining the proper records of the projects; while providing support to the Engineering department.

English Required: Yes

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