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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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English • Maths • Physics • Design & Technology • Geography • ICT • Science • Chemistry • Business Studies

Job Ideas for this Industry

Site Manager • Carpenter • Bricklayer • Architect • Structural Engineer • Civil Engineer • CAD Technician • Plumber • Plasterer • Painter & Decorator

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

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Did You Know?
The construction sector is one of the largest in the UK economy – employing 3.1 million people or over 9% of the workforce.

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Apprentice Site Carpenter (Chelmsford) - PGM Carpentry Contractors Ltd
Closing Date:
26th April 2021
Salary:
£172 per week
Location:
Chelmsford, Essex
Employer Description PGM Carpentry Contractors was founded in 2000 and has since grown to become a leading specialist in carpentry and window installation in London and the East of England. We are actively working on new-build residential developments for the....
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Apprentice Site Carpenter (Ipswich) - PGM Carpentry Contractors Ltd
Closing Date:
26th April 2021
Salary:
£172 per week
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Employer Description PGM Carpentry Contractors was founded in 2000 and has since grown to become a leading specialist in carpentry and window installation in London and the East of England. We are actively working on new-build residential developments for the....
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Apprentice Site Carpenter (Manningtree) - PGM Carpentry Contractors Ltd
Closing Date:
26th April 2021
Salary:
£172 per week
Location:
Manningtree, Essex
Employer Description PGM Carpentry Contractors was founded in 2000 and has since grown to become a leading specialist in carpentry and window installation in London and the East of England. We are actively working on new-build residential developments for the....
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Apprentice Site Carpenter (Colchester) - PGM Carpentry Contractors Ltd
Closing Date:
26th April 2021
Salary:
£172 per week
Location:
Colchester, Essex
Employer Description PGM Carpentry Contractors was founded in 2000 and has since grown to become a leading specialist in carpentry and window installation in London and the East of England. We are actively working on new-build residential developments for the....
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Apprentice Site Carpenter - PGM Carpentry Contractors Ltd
Closing Date:
26th April 2021
Salary:
£172 per week
Location:
Clacton on Sea, Essex
Employer Description PGM Carpentry Contractors was founded in 2000 and has since grown to become a leading specialist in carpentry and window installation in London and the East of England. We are actively working on new-build residential developments for the....
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Apprentice Bricklayer
Closing Date:
23rd April 2021
Location:
Acle
A new position has arisen for an apprentice Bricklayer within the East Anglia Region, based at our Acle site.
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