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Do you think you’re a fit for construction?
Construction work might be no brainer if you like working with your hands or already have friends and family in the industry.
If you think ‘construction’ is all physical work on building sites, maybe you’ve crossed construction off your list?
But did you know there are over 70 different construction careers to choose from?
And construction jobs can be:
- more physical
- not physical
- something in between
- outside on a site
- a blend of office and on-site
Yes, there are jobs to flex your muscles. But that’s not all…. There are also jobs for those who like:
- working with people
- managing projects
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Construction managers manage the construction of a range of projects, including public infrastructure like roads and bridges, as well as buildings and homes.
Electricians install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and equipment, ensuring safe and reliable functioning of electrical systems with their knowledge of electrical codes and safety practices.
Surveyors map the natural and built environments, specialising in land, mining, engineering, or hydrographic (water) surveying.
Labourers are vital team members on construction sites, aiding tradespeople with tasks like tool handling and site clean-up, promoting efficient project execution.
Civil construction plant operators sit in and control all the mobile heavy machines you see moving earth on constructions sites.
Carpenters work with timber and steel when installing fixtures and fittings on new builds, renovations or existing structures.
Plumber & Drainer
Plumbers are responsible for assembling, installing and maintaining water services, sanitary plumbing and sanitary drainage, gas, roofing and mechanical services in both existing and new constructions in residential, industrial and commercial workplaces.
Civil engineers plan, design, organise and oversee the construction of infrastructure, such as bridges, roads, railways, sewerage systems, airports and dams.
Painters apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate interior and exterior surfaces of domestic, commercial and industrial buildings.
Contract administrators plan, develop, negotiate and manage contracts to meet the needs of everyone involved.