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The agricultural sector is one that some people may not expect to find on a job seeker's website like Diversity Jobs. However, that is only because we misunderstand agriculture. It is about more than just working the family farm that's been passed down from one generation to the next. Rather, agriculture is a highly technical business in need of trained professionals.


Construction Jobs

The need for housing, commercial structures, roads and utilities means the construction industry is one that will always need workers. It is also an industry that offers workers incredible opportunities to learn new skills that can be put to use both professionally and personally. What's more, the variety of jobs makes it easy to transition from one sort of construction to another.

Getting into the construction industry is not very hard. There's plenty of room for entry-level workers as well as professionals with advanced degrees.  Diversity Jobs can help you find construction work as a:

  • General labourer
  • Apprentice
  • Journeyman tradesman
  • Building contractor or subcontractor
  • Architect or designer
  • Project manager
  • Land developer
  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Structural engineer
  • Construction inspector.

As you know, there are different educational and training requirements depending on the type of job you take. If you already have your education and training completed, we can help you find a job that matches your qualifications. If you need a job right away but do not have specific training, you can always get started in the construction industry as a labourer, working your way up the ladder as your career progresses. Believe it or not, many a wealthy land developer got started as a general labourer in a specific trade.

Construction Job Descriptions

Construction can be divided into several subcategories: residential structures, commercial structures, marine construction, road construction, and infrastructures/utilities. In all of the subcategories there are jobs spanning the entire spectrum, from entry level to professional positions.

Entry-level positions are generally hands-on positions involving manual labour. One of the benefits of an entry-level position is that it often entails the opportunity to apprentice to a specific trade. For example, you might apprentice with a carpenter who specialises in residential construction. As you learn the carpentry trade, you progress through the system until you become a journeyman tradesman capable of working on your own.

Construction Employment Requirements

The requirements for construction employment depend on the position you are seeking. General labourers and other entry-level positions typically require no formal training of any kind. However, some basic training in the construction trade of your choice may help you land a job more quickly.

Professional positions like architects and structural engineers require formal training at a university. Specialised certification may be necessary for some fields. For example, an engineer specialising in HVAC systems would need to be certified accordingly.

Register to Find Construction Jobs

Searching for jobs in the construction industry is easy when you register with Diversity Jobs. Registration only takes a few minutes, yet it gives you access to hundreds of construction jobs in nearly every area. It also gives you access to plenty of information about finding and landing that job you are looking for.

At Diversity Jobs, we believe in the principle of inclusiveness. That means we welcome job seekers regardless of age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or faith system. We believe that every person deserves equal opportunity to search and apply for available jobs. Our policy of inclusiveness applies to both job seekers and employers alike.

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Construction Supervisor (Nights)

Balfour Beatty - London

About the role This is an exciting opportunity to be part of...and surrounding area, and the A282 (Dartford Crossing). We are looking for Construction Supervisor (Nights) to work across London. What you'll be doing As a Construction Supervisor you will: Supervise internal and external resources in terms of quality,...

Construction Manager

Balfour Beatty - Basingstoke

About...About the role Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Manager to join our Major Projects - Ground Engineering team to work... to various projects around the UK. What you'll be doing As, Construction Manager, you will: Control and manage the delivery of the project(s) to...

Assistant Construction Manager - Fixed Term Con...

Network Rail - London

About Network Rail Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From the rejuvenation of King's Cross station and the upgrade and works commencing and during all phases of work, using sentinel and construction industry checklists. • Monitor that the works being undertaken, that could impact...

Project/Construction Manager (Water), KSA

The pipeline and opportunities for strategic and major projects in KSA for Atkins Transport & Infrastructure (T&I) Division are significant. An opportunity exists for of Projects to our Clients. We are currently looking for a Project/Construction Manager with a minimum of 20 years experience in the water engineering...

Construction Manager

Wates Group - London

Within the group, Wates Smartspace delivers high quality fit-out and refurbishment services for our multinational customers across all corners of the UK, creating attractive, efficient...without compromising on quality or safety. We have an opportunity for a Construction Manager to join our established Smartspace retail division where the primary focus...

Building Surveyor (Construction/Project Managem...

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people...between now and 2020, we are seeking to appoint a Building Surveyor (Construction/Project Management) to join the Estates and Facilities department at this particularly exciting...

Director Design Construction, Facilities Manag...

American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Each day,...the Global Real Estate & Workplace Enablement Group as Director of Design, Construction, and Facilities Management (DCFM) for our EMEA Region. In this pivotal role...

Construction Management Apprenticeship - Cheadl...

About the role Construction Management Apprenticeship – East of England...About the role Construction Management Apprenticeship – East of England You will follow a training programme as part of our CIOB-accredited Apprenticeship, geared towards you achieving Chartered Construction Manager status with the Chartered Institute of Building and lead to the...

Construction Management Graduate 2017

About the role Who we are: We are an international infrastructure group providing construction and infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables...the role Who we are: We are an international infrastructure group providing construction and infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables growth....

Paralegal in Litigation (Construction)

Eversheds Sutherland - Manchester

About Eversheds Sutherland: Eversheds has been ranked Number 1 in Acritas' UK Law Firm Brand Index 2016, following on from our inclusion as a Global...on from our inclusion as a Global Elite Law Firm Brand Eversheds' construction and engineering lawyers are acknowledged experts when it comes to large scale...

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