Careers and employment

 

Winvic and ICE Partner to Provide Professional Training Scheme to Graduate Employees

24 Jan 2019, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Multidisciplinary main contractor, Winvic Construction Ltd, announced its partnership with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) yesterday, to offer graduates a training programme in order to gain the specialist skills, knowledge and professional approach required to practice as a civil engineer. The ICE Training Scheme forms part of an employee’s 12 month initial professional development period, which bridges the gap…

Site Engineer’s Success at NTU Civil Engineering Awards

06 Dec 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Winvic Construction was delighted to attend and sponsor an award at the Nottingham Trent University Civil Engineering Awards and Prize Giving evening on 3rd December 2018. The awards recognised achievements in academic, course and project work from students across BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering and MSc Structural Engineering. Mark Jamieson, a former year in industry placement student…

Blog: Glenn’s Journey – An Engineer of the Future

03 Dec 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Glenn Walton is Winvic’s fifth trainee who has shared his experience with us, so that those who are currently planning their 2019 year in industry placement can understand what it’s like to work for Winvic. We have been attending some university fairs around the country, so some readers may have spoken to Rebecca and members of the Winvic team about…

Blog: Nirav’s Journey So Far – Four Months as a Trainee Site Engineer

13 Nov 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Simon Hunt, Winvic’s Managing Director, is extremely focussed on helping to educate the construction stars of tomorrow and, as with all aspects of the company, he is keen to make Winvic’s year in industry programme as successful as possible. He said: “I think these blogs are an excellent read and they all give me insight into areas where we can…

CIOB Members get sent to Coventry

05 Nov 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Multi-Room

On the 9th October 2018 Winvic invited members of the Charted Institute of Building (CIOB) to take a tour of the tallest new building to be added to Coventry’s skyline, a 1,192 bed student accommodation development on the corner of Fairfax Street and Cox Street. CIOB Members in the Midlands jumped at the opportunity to gain an insight into the work…

Blog: George’s Story – Trainee QS Takes Year Out for Winvic Work Placement

05 Nov 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

After Peter’s and Matt’s insights on their Winvic experiences, today it’s the turn of George to speak all about his year in industry placement to date, working as a trainee QS on the landmark Segro Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway. George has been assigned to Plot 1, a 1,300,000 sq. ft. modern industrial warehouse, from the start of his placement,…

Blog: Matt’s Story – A Construction Manager of the Future

01 Nov 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

We previously heard from Peter about his Quantity Surveyor placement, and today it’s the turn of Matt Tillen to speak about his year out of a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management at Nottingham Trent University. Many students who have spent 12 months working with us have really impressed, and we have offered them permanent positions after graduation. For example, Mark…