Construction Job Shop

Looking for a job in construction? Scroll below to find a list of job vacancies and work experience opportunities currently available in Greater Exeter…

Vacancies and Opportunities

RGB Recruitment logo

RGB Recruitment are a leading South West recruitment agency specialising in constructing careers across the built environment.

They currently have a number of vacancies in Greater Exeter and are committed to finding the right role for you.

Building Services VacanciesLabourer & Trade VacanciesBuilding Surveying VacanciesArchitecture Vacancies


1. Site Administrator

Exeter- immediate start

A leading Facilities Management business is looking to appoint a Site Administrator to work on a busy project based in the Sowton area.

As a Site Administrator, the duties will include:

  • Organising deliveries on and off site, assisting with inductions for sub-contractors and visitors.
  • Organising Stationary/ office supplies, managing diaries
  • You will also be involved in managing weekly reports and spreadsheets
  • Administration duties and some minute taking may be required
  • Updating online Document Control software/Reporting
  • Organising staff rosters

As a Site Administrator you will need to be an organised individual with an eye for detail and accustomed to a site environment.

Ideally you’ll have previous experience of working as either an Administrator, Site Secretary or Document Controller within the facilities or construction industry.

This is a varied role where a flexible and adaptable work ethos is required, the initial contract duration is to be finalised but is anticipated to run into the New year.

If you are a Site Administrator and you are looking for a new and challenging role please call 01392 314052 or forward your CV to

2. Labourer

Start ASAP – Exeter

Ongoing contract £10.50 – £11.00ph DOE

Labourer required to assist on a large commercial project on the outskirts of Exeter.

Ideally you will have experience within a similar role and experience working on a construction site.

Duties will include general labouring, assisting trades, carrying and lifting materials.

You will need a valid CSCS and PPE and 2 checkable references

Hours of work between 7.30am to 17.00pm across 5 days a week

To register your interest in this potential opportunity starting soon please forward your CV today!

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please email at RGB Recruitment!

Willmott Dixon’s purpose is to deliver brilliant buildings, transform lives, strengthen communities and enhance the environment so our world is fit for future generations.


Management Trainee – Quantity Surveying Exeter

Willmott Dixon are recruiting a Management Trainee – Quantity Surveyor to join their 4-year programme in September 2021. You will join their Wales & West team based mainly in Exeter but working throughout Somerset and Devon. This programme offers a structured, fast-track route to a career in quantity surveying and gives you the knowledge, qualifications and a chance to join one of the most forward-thinking construction and property companies in the UK. More info and to apply:

Management Trainee – Construction Management Exeter

As a Trainee Construction Site Manager your career is all about working with Willmott Dixon colleagues and the supply chain to plan and manage the construction processes on site to ensure the project is completed safely, on time, to quality and on budget. On our programme we will provide you with a great foundation for a successful and rewarding career in construction, for more info and to apply:

There are other opportunities in the South West which can be viewed here:

Vistry Partnerships logo

Delivering homes and revitalising communities is at the heart of what Vistry Partnerships do. Working with local authorities, housing associations and investors, they create lasting partnerships and deliver vibrant, sustainable places to live.

Vistry Partnerships are currently recruiting for a number of roles in Exeter including:

Assistant Site Manager

Responsible  for day to day delivery of site-based project or remedial work. Assist in the control and delivery of construction projects to meet customer specifications (safety, quality, time, etc.) such that all risk, specification and project objectives are met in full.

Sales Consultant

Responsible for achieving the sales targets set and maximising revenue through the sale of add ons. You will deliver exceptional Customer Service to the customer and have a positive working relationship with both Sales Manager and the Marketing Co-ordinator

Assistant Quantity Survey

Responsible for supporting the commercial delivery of residential redevelopment schemes in the South West Region for Vistry Partnerships. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of JCT, PFI and bespoke contracts and possess an appreciation of project processes along with design and risk management.

Quantity Surveyor

Responsible for the commercial delivery of mixed tenure residential schemes in the South West Region. You will be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of JCT and bespoke contracts and possess a strong appreciation of project processes and design and risk management.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Responsible for being the commercial lead for a major new town mixed tenure development in the South West Region. You must have experience of successfully delivering major open market affordable and contracting housing schemes with values in excess of £5m.

For further details and to apply click here

Construction Training Opportunities

The Focus Training Group is an established group offering quality training to anyone who wishes to improve their skills, qualifications and future career prospects.

Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship ‘Bootcamp’

This bootcamp is designed to enable successful candidates to ‘stand out from the pack’ when employers’ are recruiting electrical installation apprentices.

The programme will run in Exeter from Monday 11th January 2021 for 12 weeks and is open to all candidates over the age of 19 who live within an ‘EX’ postcode.

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Train4All are a specialist provider of training for the Engineering and Construction industry. With over 130 current enrolments, they are now one of the leading providers delivering training to learners and employers across the South West and beyond. Providing Apprenticeships, Traineeships, NVQs, CSCS, SSSTS and SMSTS Training, Short Skill DIY Courses, Health & Safety, Supervisory and Management and Armed Forces Resettlement Programmes.

Level 3 Brick Bootcamp

The aim of the programme is to further develop, support and retain NVQ L2 Blue card Brick apprentices and progress learners to achieve their NVQ Level 3 CSCS

Gold card.

The programme will be delivered in 3 phases, consisting of training, development and assessment over a 12 month period.

This course is partially funded, for further information:

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Mechanical Engineering Pre-Apprenticeship Bootcamp

The aim of the programme is to support those aged 19 and over who are leaving the Armed Forces or civilians looking for a career change.
The programme will develop transferable skills and knowledge to help you gain employment.

Candidates will progress from training into employment as part of the Bootcamp programme and work towards a CSCS Gold card at NVQ L3.

For further information:

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