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There are a huge range of careers and job opportunities within the wider construction sectors, everything from working in the trades, to project management, architecture and everything in between.

The construction industry is so much bigger than most people imagine. With over 180 different job roles, the industry has such a diverse variety of career paths to choose from including:

  • Project managers – Help and guide your team through projects
  • Town planning, building control and plant inspectors – Help a project to gain approval before it can begin
  • Architects, civil planning, design and planning – Any project, regardless of size, begins with a design phase
  • Vehicles and machinery – Organise the transportation of materials to a site
  • Service installers – Maintain the building’s multiple systems
  • Support services – Keep the construction plans running smoothly
  • On-site – Build using a variety of tools, skills and materials
  • Off-site – Source materials needed for building
  • Surveying – Guide the team on construction projects
  • Technical – Plan more technical aspects of the build

For more info on different job roles, check out our Job Roles page.

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For information on the range of opportunities visit the websites suggested below to find out more:

Career Opportunities

There is a wide variety of career paths to choose from within construction. We have put together a list of resources which will give you info into the different jobs available.

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School Engagement Programme

Building Greater Exeter are focussed on supporting the construction sector across Exeter, East Devon and Teignbridge to address their skills and recruitment challenges.

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The Industry

With a number of large scale projects happening in Exeter it is critical that we do all we can to enable growth to continue. Get in touch to help secure our future.

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Generation 4 Change (G4C) South West

Part of CESW, G4C is one of the newer regional groups that been rapidly gathering momentum as the South West’s young professional voice of the UK built environment agency. To find out more About G4C – Constructing Excellence SW.

Listen to their latest podcasts.