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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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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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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?
Construction workers found a fox, near the top of the Shard, the fox nicknamed 'Romeo' was found on the 72nd floor and is believed to have survived on food left by the construction workers. He was eventually captured and released back onto the streets of Bermondsey.

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Latest local Kickstart vacancies
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Property Maintenance Apprentice - LGC
Closing Date:
1st November 2021
Salary:
Competitive
Location:
Fordham, Cambs
Employer description LGC is an international life sciences measurement and testing company, employing over 2,500 people worldwide. Our site in Fordham, Cambridgeshire has over 400 employees, many are young scientists embarking on their first role in the scien...
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Latest local Kickstart vacancies
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Trainee mechanic/ workshop assistant
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Closing Date:
19th October 2021
Salary:
£7.31-£9.16 per hour + Bonus scheme
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
We're looking for a motivated self-starter with a keen eye for detail and extremely high standards to maintain our fantastic fleet of adult, youth and junior karts at our Kart centre in Ipswich, Suffolk If you have a good work ethic and ability to work well al...
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Talk with Kerry Briggs, Director - Mechanical, Electrical and maintenance Business
Event Date:
24th November 2021
Location:
Ipswich - Venue TBC
An independently owned Mechanical, Electrical and maintenance business working throughout East Anglia, London, and Home Counties. Kerry is the Managing Director of Ceetech having founded the company in 2001. He considered there was a gap in the market for a go...
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