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Go Construct - Construction is a career like no other


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Construction is one of the biggest industries to work in, both in the UK and worldwide. There is a role for everyone, whether you're good at maths and sciences, love woodwork or computers, or are great at organising projects. 

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Search for suitable roles in construction that best match your interests and skills and see how careers can progress over time.

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Day in the life case studies

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  • Find out moreAssistant design manager

    Assistant design manager

    Mirna Ayoubi

    It is definitely the best industry to be in! You’re on site, so you’re not cooped up in of...

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  • Find out moreTrainee commercial building manager

    Trainee commercial building manager

    Jack Chami

    The legacy of your achievements remains for most of your life, depending on the projects y...

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  • Find out moreProcurement manager

    Procurement manager

    Tim Sargent

    I am lucky enough to have worked on some of the largest rail jobs in London ...

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  • Find out moreSite manager (sub-agent)

    Site manager (sub-agent)

    James Wood

    I enjoy working outdoors, not being confined to an office... ...

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  • Find out moreTrainee build manager

    Trainee build manager

    Hayden Wills

    I started from manual labour and now have the opportunity to progress in a managerial role...

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  • Find out moreGraduate design manager

    Graduate design manager

    Chris Lane

    Construction is an ever changing industry…this makes work exciting and interesting... ...

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  • Find out moreHead of HS&E – geographical and construction

    Head of HS&E – geographical and construction

    Ian Galbraith

    There is nothing better that seeing a project go from being a series of lines on a drawing...

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  • Find out moreLearning and development officer

    Learning and development officer

    Kelly Mellowship

    I followed my instincts and they led me to doing something I enjoy every day ... working f...

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Getting Into Construction

The construction industry is open to all, regardless of your experience or stage of career. 

There are events held throughout the year around the UK that are designed to help you get into the industry.

Find construction careers events near you.

18 November 09:30
19 November 19:00
Visit and be inspired, motivated and thrilled with organisations providing interactive features from...
07 October 16:00
Go Construct will be exhibiting at Skills Cymru in Llandudno on 7-8 October at Venue Cymru. Our car...
Founder of fashion brand Red or Dead and design firm HemmingwayDesign, Wayne Hemingway talks about w...
Roy Cavanagh, MBE, Training & Education Executive discusses his career and offers advice for those i...
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