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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 • Scaffolder (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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3 Job Areas

Did You Know?
At the time of construction Mendlesham Mast was the tallest TV mast in Europe, standing at 1000ft high.

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Event Crew Labour- All land Services Ltd
Closing Date:
31st August 2021
Salary:
£230 per day
Location:
Nationwide (UK) Office based in Sudbury, Suffolk
Employer description We are looking for hardworking and motivated individuals to join our fun, friendly team for the summer. Each day is different, but would typically involve the construction and dismantling of our Eventshield Fencing and Trackway Matting at....
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Apprentice Bricklayer
Closing Date:
5th August 2021
Salary:
£222.30 per week
Location:
Norwich
An exciting opportunity to start a career as an Apprentice Bricklayer working for Lovell Partnerships.
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Field Technician - Corrosion Technology Services Europe Limited
Closing Date:
31st August 2021
Salary:
£19,000 per year
Employer Description Corrosion Technology Services Europe Limited (CTS Europe Ltd) is part of a global group of companies who specialise in supporting the oil and Gas industries with respect to external Corrosion, predominantly on underground or immersed pipel...
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