Careers and employment

 

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…

Multi-room Sector Growth Leads Winvic Recruitment Campaign

30 Oct 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

“One of the fundamental elements to a successful business is a happy work force.” – Frank Hayes, Project Manager, 16 years with Winvic Multidisciplinary main contractor, Winvic Construction Ltd., which recently revealed the turnover forecast for its year end to be £650m, has now launched a recruitment drive in preparation for controlled growth across all operating sectors. The UK’s leading…

Blog: Peter’s Journey – A Year In Industry as a Quantity Surveying Student

30 Oct 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment

Real world experience is essential for those studying a degree in a construction related field and if the industry is to attract the best future minds, companies like Winvic must help the stars of tomorrow gain a head start. Therefore, each summer, Winvic welcomes a number of students to join its team and undertake ‘year in industry’ placements, where they…

Leicester College Student Experiences Working Life at Winvic

24 May 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Retail

Harminder Singh Babra, who is currently studying Construction and the Built Environment at Leicester College, recently undertook a Leicester City Council organised work placement at Winvic as part of the Constructing Leicester initiative. Harminder spent the week working at Winvic’s Vaughan Way site, which is a mixed-use commercial and residential development, located on Highcross Street Leicester, opposite the Highcross shopping centre….