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Londist Construction Industry Insight Event supported by BuildForce
25/06/2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pmFree
Date: Tues 25th June
Time: 1030 – 1500
Venue: Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Association for Greater London, Fulham House, 87 Fulham High street, London SW6 3JS (2 min walk from Putney Bridge underground)
The Insight Day will focus on local and nationwide construction and the built environment pipeline opportunities and a chance to talk to key employers from the BuildForce Alliance, including Balfour Beatty, Balfour Beatty Vinci HS2 JV, Chapman Ventilation, Crest Nicholson, Eiffage Kier HS2 JV, Faithful & Gould, GallifordTry, Jacobs, Mace, Morgan Sindall, Urban & Civic, Wates, Wilson James and more to be confirmed. This is a great opportunity to discuss skills required, training and find out more about what the industry has to offer; roles such as Project Managers, Designers, Logisticians, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, Health and Safety, QA, Tradesmen, Civil Engineering and supporting roles. A job in construction isn’t just about being on the tools, it is accessible to all ranks and skill sets, and offers real potential for career progression.
As well as providing an insight into career pathways in the construction industry, we will run workshops to provide industry advice on CV’s, interview preparation and using Social Media effectively e.g. LinkedIn profiles.
Agenda for the day
1030 – 1100: Registration & coffee
1100 – 1200: Introduction to BuildForce, the industry and one of our ex-military recruits
1200 – 1500: Meet the employers, social media, CV and interview workshops