Building – Construction and Trades

Do you want to help shape the world around us?

In Gloucestershire, there are lots of organisations that offer building and construction positions. These firms make up a large proportion of the local workforce and make a large contribution to the county. A few examples of building and construction companies in Gloucestershire, based on turnover and employment local to us, would be KIER GROUP, BARNWOOD LIMITED, KW BELL GROUP and BOVIS HOMES. Working in construction helps to shape the world around us. This industry builds everything from schools to hospitals to our homes and the roads that we use daily. Most people have heard of carpentry and bricklaying, but there are hundreds of other skilled construction trades you can do. There’s no shortage of new construction jobs in the UK, with the industry set to need more and more skilled people in future, especially in Gloucestershire.
Working in construction helps to shape the world around us. This industry builds everything from schools to hospitals to our homes. Most people have heard of carpentry and bricklaying but there are hundreds of other skilled construction trades you can do. There’s no shortage of new construction jobs in the UK, with the industry set to need more and more skilled people in future especially in Gloucestershire.
There are 17,000 people employed in construction roles in the county, including those who are self-employed.

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What you'll need

You’ll need to be thorough and pay attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, to be flexible and open to change, patience, the ability to work well with your hands, physical skills like strength, balance and coordination and the ability to organise your time and workload.

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