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Designing, planning, contracting, building and maintaining are some words that come to mind when thinking about the construction industry.

A career in the construction industry has a huge amount to offer, it is your chance to leave your mark on our towns, cities and the environment in which we live. You could be involved in a project to construct a bridge or building which could become part of our history.

Take a look at the various links and job roles below to see what could be in store for you. 

  • Over 70,000 people are employed in construction and related occupations across Norfolk and Suffolk
  • The Job roles in the industry are numerous from Carpenters, Electricians and Bricklayers to Architects, Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors to name but a few
  • The proposed new power station (Sizewell C) is expected to create as many as 25,000 roles in it's construction 

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Job Ideas for this Industry

Site Manager • Carpenter • Bricklayer • Architect • Structural Engineer • Civil Engineer • CAD Technician • Plumber • Plasterer • Painter & Decorator • Scaffolder (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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Explore this industry in detail through the job areas below which include detailed job ideas, local employers and opportunities. 

3 Job Areas

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Apprentice Plumbing & Heating Engineer CHAMPION PLUMBING & HEATING SERVICES LIMITED
Closing Date:
6th May 2024
Salary:
£10,982.40
Location:
ELY, Cambs
Employer description Champion Heating & Plumbing is a locally based Ely business. We have a friendly and competent team of qualified and reliable engineers, known for quality workmanship and professional level of customer service. We provide a wide range of pl...
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Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship - PGM Carpentry Contractors
Closing Date:
5th May 2024
Salary:
£10,982.40 for the first year NMW for second year
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Employer description PGM Carpentry manages the carpentry requirements across over 40 new build sites including the whole of Essex, Suffolk and London. We strive on making sure our work is up to standards and take pride in making sure our workforce is taken car...
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We're hiring! Degree Apprenticeship
Closing Date:
3rd May 2024
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are currently seeking a Degree Apprentice to start in September 2024. Further information and application details are provided below. ​ Degree Level 6 Civil & Structural Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Start date Monday 2 September 2024 Place of work....
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An introduction to Apprenticeships Suffolk
We work with aspiring apprentices (anyone 16+) who are ready to take their next step and explore the apprenticeship route whist supporting both the employer and apprentice throughout their journey. We support employers in Suffolk who want to find out more and...
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Apprentice Electrical Technician - Climax Molybdenum UK Ltd
Closing Date:
30th July 2024
Salary:
£ 15652 per year
Location:
Stowmarket,, Suffolk
Employer Description Climax Molybdenum is a subsidiary of US copper mining company Freeport-McMoRan (FCX.com) Our factory in Stowmarket produces a metal alloy called ferromolybdenum. This process takes place by a smelting method in a heavy engineering environm...
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Electrical Apprentice CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM UK LTD
Closing Date:
30th July 2024
Salary:
£15,652.00
Location:
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Employer description Climax Molybdenum is a subsidiary of US copper mining company Freeport-McMoRan (FCX.com) Our factory in Stowmarket produces a metal alloy called ferromolybdenum. This process takes place by a smelting method in a heavy engineering environm...
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