There are so many opportunities within Construction.
Are you a creatively minded person? Do you like to be working outside and getting stuck in? What job will best suit your personality and qualifications?
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Here is a list of reasons why this is an industry that should not be overlooked when considering your career.
1. The Building Industry Never Runs Out Of Jobs
There’s a major shortage of skilled workers in the trades and technical areas. Everyone from residential contractors to commercial construction companies are looking for young people that are willing to learn and work hard. In fact, there are projections that job openings and the need for skilled workers will continue to grow. We can't predict the future but there's always something being built!
2. Equal Work Opportunities For Everyone
Whether you are looking for a desk job or something to get your hands dirty, you can find that job position at a construction site. From bricklayers, plasterers, surveyors, and engineers; the possibilities of work within a building site are limitless.
It's a career path where continual learning is key. You can learn on the job or further your skills in college or university. There's no set pathway to success!
3. Make An Impact On Your Community
Call us old fashioned, but we believe there’s something to be said for doing good, honest work. Construction is sort of the unsung hero of our culture. We build the places we work in, the homes we live and play in, the roads we commute on, and consider ourselves an industry that truly make a difference within the community. Whether it be residential buildings, offices, commercial premises or protecting our heritage, whatever you build will have a lasting impression.
You have opportunity to shape the world and leave your mark.
4. Construction is a Lucrative Industry
If you are prepared to work hard, you get paid well. It's really that simple.
5. Job Satisfaction
Meeting new people from different cultures and backgrounds, travelling the world, seeing a collaborative effort come together into something tangible, leaving a stamp showcasing all the work you were involved in, achieving a sense of pride and accomplishment in creating something everlasting...
Do we need to go on? You'll be hard-pressed to find a career with more opportunity for job satisfaction.
6. Stay Fit & Healthy
A career in construction gives you the chance to be much more physically fit, healthy and active during your day. Even those in the industry that are office based get out on site. The fresh air and active nature of the job can only be beneficial. Review our current Jobs