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alice anderson
From supportive teams to exciting projects, learn more about what a role in quantity surveying could look like for you.
rutendo manyundwa
The Empower Programme: supporting underrepresented groups within Kier.
tatenda ward
From summer intern to assistant quantity surveyor, here's Tatenda's journey into construction.
“I was embarrassed that I was struggling with my mental health because of the stigma around it but reaching out saved my life.”
“I’m proud to work for a company that believes in its people.”
“Knowing that I am trusted to do the right thing and that I'm supported when I'm not sure about something has allowed me to succeed and flourish.”
“Through the knowledge I’ve learnt, I can make a difference to the environment that we’re responsible for and should strive to protect.”
“After ten years, I was nervous to start my career again, but it’s been so natural and everyone has been so welcoming, I love every day.”
“My husband’s job in the Armed Forces tries to be flexible but often it is me that has to bend, and I’m very grateful that Kier gives me the time and space I need to do that.”
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“If you’re like I was, and you want to learn while in the working world, then I’d definitely recommend an apprenticeship.”
“I feel valued, like I am making a difference and I would definitely recommend an apprenticeship at Kier”
Highways’ Mark Hilton talks apprenticeships with Number 10
“I was 27 when I started my apprenticeship and I thought I was way too old, but it was the best decision I ever made.”
“It’s a great way of achieving a degree qualification and not having to take a single penny in student loans!”
“Working in design means I am able to support the industry’s carbon agenda which is incredibly important to me”
mandy & zoe
“A job share works for us”
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