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Overview

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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Did You Know?
The House in the Clouds at Thorpeness was once an unattractive water tower, until the 1920s when Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie transformed it.

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Apprentice Plumber - Always Plumbing Services
Closing Date:
30th June 2022
Salary:
In-line with CITB guidelines
Location:
Halesworth, Suffolk
Employer description Always Plumbing is a local Plumber situated in Halesworth covering a complete range of services and plumbing requirements across Suffolk and other areas. They are Emergency Plumbing ‘Repair Specialists’ with highly trained plumbers and Ga...
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Higher Apprentice - Operations Management
Closing Date:
31st May 2022
Location:
Norfolk
Working as a higher apprentice in our Operational teams you will get exposure to numerous elements of our manufacturing process and what it takes to manage our plants. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start out a career in operational...
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Customer Service Advisors
Closing Date:
31st May 2022
Salary:
£22,500
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are seeking colleagues with customer service experience to join us as Customer Service Owners, based on the outskirts of Norwich on Broadland Business Park, in fabulous modern, bright, open plan offices with free parking. Evander is the UK’s leading provide...
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Graduate Design Engineer (Civils & Highways) - Sustainable Planning Design Studio Ltd
Closing Date:
30th June 2022
Salary:
£28,000 - £33, 000 per year
Location:
Colchester, Essex
Employer description We are seeking to hire an ambitious and highly motivated individual to join our growing team of engineers working on a variety of exciting development projects, from residential, commercial & industrial developments Main description As a G...
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Maintenance Worker
Closing Date:
30th June 2022
Salary:
£20,444- £21,695 38 hours per week
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We have a vacancy for a full-time Maintenance Worker to join our team, to provide a comprehensive maintenance service on our properties, including renovations, emergency repairs, grounds maintenance and health and safety checks. What we’re looking for: Someon...
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Customer Services (Part Time)
Closing Date:
31st May 2022
Salary:
£22,500 (Pro-rata)
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
We are seeking colleagues with customer service experience to join us as First Contact Advisors, based on the outskirts of Norwich on Broadland Business Park, in fabulous modern, bright, open plan offices with free parking. We have various part time vacancies....
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