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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. 

3 Job Areas

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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Latest local Kickstart vacancies
Check out the latest Kickstart Scheme opportunities from Norfolk, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire.
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Traineeships available
Eastern Region Training Group Ltd have fantastic traineeship opportunities for young people age 16 - 18 in construction or warehousing. These will comprise of 2 days per week at our training centre and one day per week in placement at a local company related t...
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Latest local Kickstart vacancies
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Labourer/Banksman
Closing Date:
27th January 2022
Salary:
tbc
Location:
East Anglia
We are looking for hard working and committed Labourer/Banksman to assist with general site duties and vehicle movement.
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Work Experience or Tour
Closing Date:
31st December 2022
Location:
Snetterton, Norfolk
If you are aged 16-24 years old and wondered what it is like to work for a specialist company like Lockertek, this is the ideal opportunity for you to find out. Here at Lockertek, we are welcoming work experience or a tour of the business, so you can see and l...
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Anglian Water #AskAnApprentice Webinar
Event Date:
9th February 2022
Location:
Webinar
We've put together a webinar where you can come along and #AskAnApprentice any questions you may have about being an Appentice at Anglian Water.
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