The Best Construction Podcasts In 2022 

Published: June 01, 2022
Last updated: June 15, 2022
Read time: 5 minutes

Whether you want to make your commute more productive or tune into something engaging and educational on the job site, podcasts are a great option. Construction podcasts can help you track the latest news, learn tactical tips and tricks, and become a more informed, well-rounded construction professional. But what podcasts should you start with, or add to your repertoire? Below, we break down a list of our top 11 recommendations.  

Our Top 11 Construction Podcasts

1. Built with Billd

We may be a little biased, but for good reason. Our own podcast—Built With Billd—is a unique voice in the construction industry. We cover the toughest issues contractors face today, including the uncertainty of payment cycles, pricing, technology and more. With three distinct types of episodes, we offer something for everyone:

  • In Walkthrough Wednesday episodes, we help you stay in the know by talking through the biggest news impacting the commercial construction industry.
  • Our full-length episodes feature more in-depth conversations and interviews with industry leaders and construction pros. 

About the Host

You’ll hear from several Billd voices on the podcast, including Christopher Doyle, President and CEO; Jesse Weissburg, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer; Russ Briscoe, VP of Sales; and Jon Katz, Vice President of Marketing. Chris boasts nearly 20 years of experience in the construction industry, having founded two construction-focused companies after years of serving as a project manager, program director and CCO.

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify 

Best Episodes for Contractors 

How Technology Solutions Help Level the Playing Field for Subs

Five Ways You Can Stay Ahead of Construction Pricing Challenges

How Technology Solutions Can Help Reduce Project Risk

2. Art of Construction

The Art of Construction

Aimed at growth-minded construction businesses, the Art of Construction provides guidance around marketing, communication, and sales strategies. During each episode, Devon Tilly interviews some of the best minds in the industry, including entrepreneurs and owners, who offer practical advice for growing businesses.

 About the Host

Art of Construction is hosted by Devon Tilly, an entrepreneur and long-time construction pro who has experience in both commercial and residential construction. As the owner of a specialty building materials supply company, Tilly is deeply familiar with the challenges and opportunities in the construction space.  

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | iHeart Radio | Stitcher 

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Blue Collar Warrior Series: LinkedIn for Tradespeople

Relationships Create a Solid Foundation for Success

Blue Collar Warrior Series: Elevating the Trades

loans for construction companies

3. Construction Brothers

Hosted by two brothers who have been in the construction space for years, Construction Brothers podcast was created to help improve the lives of builders and the people around them. It features in-depth interviews with construction pros, as well as quick tips during supplemental five-minute Friday episodes.  

About the Hosts

Sixth-generation builders (and brothers) Eddie and Tyler Campbell love construction, architecture, engineering, technology, and trades. Now the owners of a virtual construction company, the pair offers a unique perspective on the construction industry. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Overcast | Google Podcasts

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Is the Best Bid the Cheapest?

Look for These Things in Your Contracts

The Million Dollar Pen Stroke

4. Construction Leading Edge 

Listeners call this podcast a “must-listen”.  The Construction Leading Edge podcast aims to help owners maximize revenue and eliminate chaos, so they can have a business that works for them. Through interviews with a range of construction professionals, host Todd Dawalt walks listeners through the ups and downs of the contracting world with valuable, thought-provoking insights. 

About the Host

In addition to hosting the Construction Leading Edge podcast, Todd Dawalt is a consultant and coach for construction business owners, giving them strategies to boost revenue and streamline operations. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Quit Getting Screwed

Upside Down Goal Setting & Automating to Grow a Construction Business

Paving a Wide Path to Success & the Virtuous Cycle of Talent

5. The ConTechCrew

If you want to geek out about the latest technology in construction, this is the podcast for you. With engaging, entertaining personalities, the team of hosts led by James Benham dish out valuable information about the latest tech news and developments, as well as which tools modern construction companies really need to stay ahead of the curve. James Benham joined us on the Built with Billd podcast to talk about how technology solutions can reduce help reduce project risk

About the Host

Chief of the ConTechCrew, James Benham, is a tech innovator, speaker, and entrepreneur. A founder of multiple technology startups, Benham has an expert perspective on how to improve companies through innovative new tools. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | iHeart Radio | Google Podcasts

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Putting Excel Out to Pasture!

A Giant Connected Integrated World

Paper is NOT in High Definition!

6. Lien Zone

Liens, bonds, and contracts may not seem like the most exciting topics in construction, but it’s essential to understand them—especially when it comes to getting paid. The Lien Zone podcast simplifies legal issues and construction topics, so you don’t have to wade through the legalese yourself. The podcast is specific to Florida construction law, but contractors and subs in any location can glean valuable information from it. 

About the Host

Host Alex Barthet is a mechanical engineer and is board-certified in construction law. In his current practice, Alex serves as litigation counsel to contractors and material suppliers—and around the office, is considered the go-to answer man on all sorts of technical and legal questions.

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

3 Project Documentation Tips to Help You Get Paid

How to Deal with Material Price Escalation

Can I Stop Working If I Am Not Getting Paid?

7. Laying Foundations

Are you new to the world of construction? Laying Foundations podcast will help you build your career on solid ground. Learn from seasoned professionals not only about technical construction tips, but also how to build your reputation through strong relationships, an ownership mentality, and a good attitude. 

About the Host

In addition to co-hosting the Laying Foundations podcast, Walker Lott is an assistant project manager at the Haskell Company and Davis Hambrick is an assistant field manager at Brasfield & Gorrie. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify 

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Leading By Taking Extreme Ownership

Showing Up With A Great Attitude Through Adversity

Planning Through Ownership

8. Dirt Talk

This podcast is aimed at people in the “dirt world”—that is, construction professionals involved with things like excavating, grading, and laying pipe—but according to reviewers, it provides valuable insight for all kinds of construction professionals. In addition to interviews with leaders in the industry, expect to hear answers to listener questions and lighthearted banter.  

About the Host

Aaron Witt is the founder of BuildWitt, a construction marketing agency that aims to help businesses grow through brand awareness. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify 

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Collaborating with Competitors

Avoiding Stagnation and Complacency

Building Slow and Steady

9. Women in Construction Leadership 

A newcomer on the podcast scene, Women in Construction Leadership is committed to elevating the voices of female leaders in the building industry. Launched in March 2022, the podcast will feature interviews with leaders and trailblazers in the field, tips and tricks, anecdotes and advice, and more.

About the Hosts

Sunny Bowman is the president and owner of Dakota County Lumber, and Missy Scherber is the president and primary owner of T. Scherber Demolition & Excavating. Together, they strive to build a better, more inclusive industry. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify  

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Meagan McCoy Jones

Kendra Kron

Katie Harms

10. Women Talk Construction

Women Talk Construction is a new podcast created to help women grow in the construction field. It aims to amplify and celebrate women’s construction journeys by sharing their stories. The podcast encourages diversity in construction while fostering a culture of mentorship, trust, integrity, leadership & education.

About the Hosts

Angela Gardner is the director of business development and marketing for Hill Electric. She has worked in the construction industry for over 28+ years: 20 in residential and 8+ industrial/commercial. Christi Powell is a WBE (Women Business Enterprise) Lead for a building materials supply company and has 27 years in the commercial & residential construction field. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify  

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Chris Kempner

Jennifer Castensen

Jesi Johnson

11. Connecting Construction

Created by Trimble—a technology company that supports a range of global industries, including construction—this podcast just wrapped up its first season. Featuring discussions around topics including project management, Connecting Construction is a great listen for project and program managers seeking guidance and new ideas from their peers. 

About the Host

Evan Hill and Matt Sprague of e-Builder host the podcast, as well as a variety of webinars and panel discussions about project management and other construction topics. 

Where to Subscribe

Apple Podcasts | Spotify 

Best Episodes for Subcontractors

Racquel Benedict on the Future of Construction Technology 

Ian Warner on Digital Transformation 

Aviad Almagor on Emerging Technologies

About Billd: At Billd, we provide a payment solution that enables commercial construction contractors to free up cash for material purchases while enjoying the flexibility of 120-day payment terms. You get financing for commercial materials upfront with the freedom to pay it back at your own pace. Learn more about how we can help eliminate your company’s cash-flow problems so you can win more bids and grow your business.

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Russ BriscoeBuilt with Billd Podcast Host | VP of Sales

Russell Briscoe has consistently helped contractors improve their cash flow with Billd for over two years. He serves as a sounding board on how to take on larger, more complex commercial projects. With Briscoe’s guidance, thousands of contractors have successfully tackled inconsistent construction payment cycles. Briscoe previously managed sales teams within different SaaS and technology businesses, where his teams regularly hit or exceeded revenue and churn targets. His impressive career history includes stays at Dell, Globekick and Meltwater Group. Briscoe holds an MBA from UT McCombs School of Business, and graduated cum laude from Georgetown University.