Armed Forces Insight Day Hosted by Jacobs (live event)

The BuildForce insight day brings together our nationwide construction employers and our Service Leavers, Veterans, Reservist and Military Spouses. This is a great opportunity for our employers and our military community to engage and discuss transferable skills, training, current and pipeline roles. Find out more about what the industry has to offer and better understand roles available such as: Project and Programme Management, Site Management, Designer, Logistician, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Quantity and Building Surveyor, Estimator, Health and Safety Manager, Quality Manager, Trade roles, Plant Operator, Civil Engineering, HR, IT and supporting roles. A job in construction offers a wide range of professional careers and 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 and the wider built environment, you will have an opportunity to spend 1-2-1 time with our employers in an informal, friendly atmosphere to discuss your transition, CV, career advice and employment opportunities.

Employers attending: Align, Amey, Atkins, Balfour Beatty, Balfour Beatty Vinci – BBV HS2 JV, Berkeley Group, BJF Group, CBRE, Clancy Group, Costain, Connect Plus M25, Construction Testing Solutions, Danny Sullivan, Eiffage Kier Ferrovial Bam – EKFB HS2 JV, Ernst & Young, Frost Landscapes, HE Simm, HS2 Limited, ISG, Jacobs, Kier, Lysander, L Lynch Plant Hire, Mace, Pantera, Recruit for Spouses, Ringway Jacobs, Skanska, Skanska Costain Strabag – SCS HS2 JV, Strabag, Swish Fibre, Turner & Townsend, Telent, VGC, VINCI Construction UK, Vistry Group, VIVO Defence, Wates, Wilson James, Z-Tech Control Systems and Zzoomm.

Agenda for the day:
1000 – 1100: Registration & coffee
1100 – 1230: Guest speakers
1230 – 1600: Employer forum (working lunch)

Location: Cottons Centre, Cottons Lane, London SE1 2QG

BuildForce supports our service leavers and veterans as they transition into long-term careers in construction. Our industry programme, training programme and mental health programme offer a wraparound service to ensure our candidates transition successfully.

Our key sponsor Jacobs leads the global professional services sector providing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With approximately $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction and program management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. Jacobs has an established and enduring relationship with the Armed Forces in the UK, having supported the MOD for over 30 years and were recognised for their commitment in 2019 with a Gold Award in the ERS.

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Mar 03 2022


10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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