Have you been considering a career in the construction industry? Are you currently working in construction and looking for a little motivation
as to why you do what you do? Well we love working in the construction industry. As a labour hire agency we get to work with lots of different clients, projects and employees which keeps our job interesting and we get great satisfaction from doing a great job for our clients. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why it’s great to work in the construction industry.
Different skills, different roles
If you’re considering a job in the construction industry then you have a fantastic spectrum of different job roles to choose from. You can find out your skills and find a role that would complement those skills. Even if you’re already qualified and working in the construction industry a lot of roles can be flexible, so you can try your hand at something different and see how you like it.
Variety is the spice of life
We have already covered that there are a variety of jobs available in the construction industry to choose from, which is great as not only do you have a lot of choice but working with people from different trades adds a variety to your day. Not only are the variety of roles a bonus, but the variety of the work. In the construction industry in Australia you can expect to work on different worksites, different projects and locations. By moving around different sites you get to experience different working methods, different locations (what’s the local coffee shop like, or where shall I have my lunch today?) and a variety of project types. Why get bored going to the same place every day in the same location, when you can have new workplaces regularly.
Ever increasing opportunity
In Australia and particularly in Sydney there are new construction projects appearing all over. With such a high demand for construction workers across all different types of trades with different skill levels, you can be sure to find plenty opportunity for employment. Roads will always need to be built, people will always need houses to live in etc. Be part of building the community.
Never stop learning
You might think that when you’ve completed your training and are in full time employment in your chosen role that you’ve completed your training. When the reality is that working in construction you are fortunate that are likely always going to be learning. Whether it be starting on a new worksite and learning a new way to do something, working with a colleague that has more experience and can help you work to a higher standard. Or simply you may choose to continue learning through higher education or continuing to add to your qualifications. Often companies will be keen to put you through this training as it is beneficial for both of you.
If this isn’t enough to convince you that you should consider working in the construction industry then try reading through some of our past blogs to get an idea of the current projects in and around Sydney, how labour hire works or the different jobs available. We have a full list of all vacancies on our website with the experience/qualifications required which would be a good start!