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With the number of construction & skilled trades job continuing to grow in the UK, there are often many construction and skilled trades jobs available. The UK construction industry is well known for its high standards, with construction & skilled trades employers focusing on-site health and safety and the well-being of employees. Construction & skilled trades jobs include everything from painters to electricians, with the UK construction industry continuing to seek candidates for the many unfilled construction & skilled trades job current existing in the sector.
The daily routine of construction & skilled trades job will of course depend on the role you decide to follow. From a labourer on a construction site involved in tasks such as painting, drilling and assembling scaffolding, to an electrician tasked with wiring a new home, there are many career avenues you can pursue and construction & skilled trades employers you can work for. Popular construction & skilled trades jobs include:
- Gas Engineers
- Carpenters and Joiners
There are various construction qualifications that you can gain that will help when working in construction & skilled trades. Many apprentice courses can be taken straight from school with construction & skilled trades employers but are still generally open to applicants of any age. Apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular, with many large UK construction & skilled trades employers now offering these with the promise of full-time work after graduation. Such apprenticeships are available in four levels, from intermediate levels which are the equivalent to GCSEs to degree levels that are the equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or higher. Character traits desirable by construction & skilled trades employers include working well with your hands, patience and the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure.
With growth of the UK construction industry showing no signs of slowing down, and demand for new buildings and homes only increasing, working in construction & skilled trades is a good career choice. Established training and qualification routes also make long-term career prospects for many construction & skilled trades jobs in the UK industry appealing. Once fully trained, becoming your own boss is another option open available, with many self-employed skilled labourers working in construction & skilled trades job and able to significantly increase their salaries and improve their lifestyle.
There are many advantages to working in construction and skilled trades, from job stability and the provision of training, to the presence of strong health & safety laws designed to protect you. Other benefits include working outdoors, being part of a team and the general fast paced and challenging nature of daily life on a construction site. Construction sector salaries in the UK are also highly attractive, with average salaries hovering around the £45,000 level (accounting for the higher premium paid to those working in construction & skilled trades jobs in London).
For some, the physical, outdoor nature of construction jobs is not appealing. Furthermore, on-site work can often be slightly dangerous, and may also involve working at height. Whilst the industry is very strong, it can still be heavily influenced by external factors such as government restraints and drops in the general economy. As such, some construction sectors can be slightly volatile, making them less attractive to some people.
Electrical Maintenance Engineer (Food / Double Days) £34,000 - £35,000 + Overtime + Excellent Benefits Package West Bromwich, West Midlands (Commutable from: Dudley, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Wednesbury, Oldbury) Are you an Electrical Maintenance Engineer, from a Food Manufacturing background,... read more
Design Engineer (Facades/Architectural Glazing) High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (Commutable from Slough, Maidenhead, Hayes, Reading, Watford, Aylesbury) £40,000 - £70,000 + excellent benefits Are you Design Engineer form a Facades/Architectural Glazing background, or similar, looking to join an award... read more
Multi-skilled Handyperson Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum Benefits: Uniform provided, 20 days holiday + bank holidays, Pension scheme Hours: Full time / Permanent 8:30am-5:30pm Location: London, N9 - Work throughout surrounding areas Our client is looking for a reliable handyperson to join their... read more
Spencer Clarke Group are currently recruiting for a Roofers mate to work in the Coalville area. A local authority based in Coalville have a fantastic opportunity for a Roofers mate to join their team. Purpose of the role : Assist a gang of roofers with stripping and re roofing properties Manual... read more
Rare and exciting role on offer for an ambitious Assembly & Build Technician looking to join a dynamic, rapidly expanding company that has revolutionised their sector with ground breaking technology where you will work with technically interesting products whilst having an opportunity to grow... read more
I have an exciting opportunity for an Electrician or someone with a background in loom/rack wiring. We are looking for someone who either works in the technology sector or wants to branch out int that sector to expand their skills. In this role you will be wiring looms and rack wiring for units... read more
Caledonian Construction Services are currently recruiting for: CSCS carded Bricklayer for Guildgord, GU1 Start Date: 17/07/2020 Rate: £190 per day (9 h) Duration: On going Requirements: Valid CSCS card References and Proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom must be provided. Please... read more
P&M Resources Recruiting Job Description Job title: 360 Plant Mini Digger - Clarkston Glasgow - G76 Salary: £ 14-16ph Minimum Experience: 1 Year Hours: TBC Location: .Clarkston Glasgow - G76 Duration: around 1 months temporary position Responsibilities & duties P&M resources Ltd... read more
Ground Worker needed for a start in Weston Super Mare Area to start Monday 20th.Â Â Â We are looking for an experienced Ground Worker with Dumper ticket for ongoing work. Â You must have a valid CPCS card and provide 2 x working references. Â Your duties will include:... read more
Labourer needed for an immediate start in the Oxford area. general labouring duties including site maintenance and clearing. £###### Requirements: In date valid CSCS card. Full PPE Previous experience on a construction site. If interested please contact our PSR Solutions Trades Team on... read more
Cleaner (CSCS card) Manchester 3 months contract Contact Maxine Cadwallader; Fusion People Solent Office Apply now! Fusion People are looking for a site cleaner with CSCS card for a contract role in Manchester Starting Monday 27th July 2020, this contract is running for circa 3 months providing... read more
CSCS carded IPAF Operator required for an immediate start in Leyton. East London. Working on a new build housing development you will be required to operate mobile elevated working platform to carry out external works on new homes. Must hold in date and valid IPAF card, CSCS card, minimum 2 working... read more
Role: Children's Home Deputy Manager Location: Abergavenny (& Cowbridge) Salary: Up to £29,000 Are you a Senior Support Worker with 2 years experience? Are you a Deputy Manager looking for an established, growing company in the South Wales region? My client is looking for a Deputy Manager to go into... read more
Job Title: Panel Wirer Job Type: Contract Location: Southampton Duration: 2-3 Months Hourly rate: £ per hour limited Role & Responsibility: As a Panel Wirer, you be building and wiring various types of control panels. You will be working to engineering wiring drawings and schematics.... read more
Interaction Construction Bristol 3 Electricians with own Facefit masks required for a project In Nottingham where you will be required to help with a top floor which has been burnt out, ripping out damaged materials. 50 flats have been burnt out and will neeed ripping out. The project... read more
The Danny Sullivan Group promotes all opportunities to everyone, to ensure the future workforce is representative of the UK and believes in the value of a diverse workforce. Danny Sullivan Group is looking for a full time Groundworker to work with a client in Rooksbridge Somerset Your role as... read more
We are recruiting for a Hard Landscaping Team Leader on behalf of an established landscaping company. As the Hard Landscaping Team Leader you along with your team will be working at a variety of locations including new build housing sites, commercial sites and domestic gardens etc., To be considered... read more
Site Labourer (CSCS card) Manchester 3 months contract Contact Maxine Cadwallader; Fusion People Solent Office Apply now! Fusion People are looking for a site labourer with CSCS card for a contract role in Manchester Starting Monday 27th July 2020, this contract is running for circa 3 months... read more
Search Consultancy have a great opportunity for Concrete Repairers on a prestigious, major project in central Edinburgh. This role will be starting on Monday 29th June for roughly 3-5 Months duration. We are looking for people who have experience working with major civils contractors that know... read more
Multi-trader/Mastic Sealant - Rate per hour - Yeovil We are currently in search for an experienced CSCS Multi trader with the experience in working with Black Mastic DPC and flexi board working on (Apply online only) windows on a Commercial project in Yeovil. Main Duties -... read more
Fantastic opportunity for a Contracts Manager with leading residential contractor with a busy pipeline Position: Contracts Manager - Residential New Build Location: East London Company Overview: Our client is a recognised national residential contractor creating communities in London and the South... read more
My client is a subcontractor who require an experienced, 3 tonne 360 Tracked Excavator Driver for a period of 3 days on a project in East London. Details of the job are as follows: Works required include digging holes for foundations for installation of playground equipment NPORS or blue CPCS card... read more
Junior IT Technician £18-24k Looking to start a brand-new career in IT? Are you the first-person people go to with their computer issues and IT queries? If so, our Junior IT Technician vacancy is the perfect choice for you. With our help, you will have the latest technology at your... read more
Excellent Excel and computer skills? Working from home for a large on line retailer 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday You will be part of the product creation team, which will involve setting up products on the company website. If you have also used website admin systems before that would be advantageous.... read more
Electrician (solar PV) Worcester £28000-£30000 + Vehicle + Overtime + Pension + Training + Progression + 28 days holiday Excellent opportunity for an electrician with Solar PV experience to join a growing and ambitious company where you will be given the chance to develop your skills in the... read more
General Labourer We require General labourers for an immediate start. If you are looking for regular work and can provide us with all the required documentation we would like to talk to you! General Labourer Responsibilities: Sweeping, bagging up, picking up and filling skips or containers,... read more
2 x Groundworkers required for temporary contract to start on 17th July Duties to include; working on an office refurb contract laying block paving. Must be an experienced paver. Must have own tools and checkable references. Must have a CSCS card Call ONE WAY on (phone number removed)... read more
Trainee IT Helpdesk Technician / 1st Line Support £18-24k Looking to start a brand-new career in IT? Are you the first-person people go to with their computer issues and IT queries? If so, our IT Technician vacancy is the perfect choice for you. With our help, you will have the... read more
Labourers required in Guildford. Soft strip out in building. Must have CSCS CARD Immediate Start, 4 Weeks Work. Please call Alan (phone number removed)... read more
Clearfield are currently looking for CSCS Carded Labourers for a job in Buckden, Cambridgeshire. Duties will include lifting and shifting cables and digging holes on site. Please call Del on (phone number removed) Immediate start available and long term work offered... read more