The construction industry has a wide variety of roles for graduates, and if you’re looking to get your graduate construction career off to an excellent start then the West Midlands region has everything you could possibly need. The mixture of buzzing cities and tranquil countryside add a strong environmental consideration to local construction projects, as well as providing access to a wide range of cultural locations that most who choose to live here find particularly pleasing.
Grad Central is a specialist graduate recruitment consultancy whose sole focus is to place graduates from all over the country into graduate roles in the West Midlands. We take particular care to build strong relationships with businesses throughout the West Midlands, meaning that we can offer some of the best graduate construction jobs available anywhere in the region.
West Midlands construction jobs
The West Midlands has a strong history of construction and currently accounts for about 15% of the UK’s off-site manufacturing. The region has a strong reputation for engineering, R&D, and material productions. The West Midlands construction industry is supported by the West Midlands Centre for Constructing Excellence, which oversees a collaboration of over 600 businesses to set standards of best practice. The WMCCE’s aim is to increase construction productivity and overall performance within the wider West Midlands area by positioning the West Midlands as an international centre of excellence for construction related industries. The WMCCE is managed by the University of Wolverhampton.
Regional development agency Advantage West Midlands funds the Sustainable Public Buildings Project, an initiative which is delivering £60M of public buildings and setting the standards for building sustainability.
These initiatives make the West Midlands an exceptional place to pursue a construction career and graduate construction jobs are a strong focus for the area. To discuss your career options, why not give us a call? If you want to take a look at the graduate construction jobs we have available look at the list below or conduct an advanced search.
Read about some of the talented graduates that we have placed on our case studies page.