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Launching Our New Careers Hub

At Starfish Construction, we see the individual and the skills you bring to the organisation, and we want to help you develop your expertise. Promoting from within has been a crucial part of our success, and we need more ambitious people to become part of our growing team.
We operate UK-wide with regional hubs in Glasgow, Manchester and London, with projects from Bournemouth to Lossiemouth. We need the right people to help us expand our regional hubs, and in turn, we will help you advance your career.
Everyone at Starfish Construction is essential to how the company functions and grows. Therefore, we value everyone equally, encourage personal development at all levels, and develop ways to progress your career, including launching our learning and development platform and providing enhanced educational resources for all employees to learn new skills and improve existing ones.

"Success is only achieved when you have the right people working across all our projects throughout the United Kingdom. We reward hard work and determination to succeed, promoting from within and helping all team members reach their career goals with us." John Jessimer, Managing Director Starfish Construction

Making Career Development Our Top Priority

Starfish Construction is a multi-faceted group specialising in the building envelope, internal refurbishment, and asbestos management. Therefore, we need a wide range of experienced construction professionals across the UK to be part of our team.

We have created a new careers section within our website to give prospective employees a place to explore why Starfish Construction is the next and hopefully the last stop on the career journey. Broken into sections, we outline Elevate - our culture and operational programme, Working at Starfish Construction - where team members discuss why Starfish Construction was the right choice for them.

We also outline our Customer Care Programme and how to build effective relationships with colleagues and customers. A vital part of our continued success and an essential reference point for all prospective employees, we should always appreciate customer care, colleague collaboration, and support when measuring project success.

With diverse projects throughout the UK, our Current Vacancies offer opportunities at all levels and locations. If you don't see a position which fits your skillset, you can always upload your CV at the foot of the vacancies page.

Why a Career in Construction?

The construction industry is essential to the UK economy, contributing to around 7% of GDP and employing over 2.4 million people. With a growing population and an increasing demand for infrastructure, there has never been a better time to consider a career in this field. Here are some reasons why a career in UK construction is a good choice:

  • Job Security: The construction industry is growing and remains resilient despite economic uncertainty. With the government's commitment to investing in infrastructure projects and the recent change in building safety regulations, there will always be a demand for skilled workers.
  • Career Progression: The construction industry offers many career opportunities, from tradespeople to project managers, surveyors and business development. With the proper training and qualifications, there are opportunities to progress into management positions, where you can lead your team or work on large-scale projects.
  • Diversity: The construction industry is a diverse and inclusive sector that welcomes people from all backgrounds. We offer equal opportunities for all, and there is a growing awareness of the need for diversity in the workforce.
  • Varied Departments and Job Functions: Starfish Construction is a turnkey company supporting our customers end-to-end, and this means we have a very diverse range of departments and job roles, from admin to marketing, through to commercial, finance and, of course, on-site roles.
  • Career After Military: Ex-military people benefit employers considerably, especially in the construction section. As an organisation, we encourage ex-service people to join Starfish Construction with opportunities throughout our group and the UK.
  • Skills Development: The construction industry provides many training and development opportunities. Our in-house Learning and Development platform will help you enhance your skills, learn about other departments, and explore possible career paths.
  • Rewarding Work: A career in construction can be highly rewarding, with opportunities to work on projects that make a real difference in people's lives. Whether you are building homes, schools, hospitals, or infrastructure projects, you can take pride in knowing that your work positively impacts your community.
  • Competitive Salary: The construction industry offers competitive salaries, with many roles offering higher than the national average wage. As you progress in your career, your earning potential will also increase.
  • Job Satisfaction: The construction industry offers a unique sense of job satisfaction, with the opportunity to see your work come to life. From the initial design stage to the finished product, you can take pride in knowing that you have played a crucial role in creating something tangible and long-lasting.

In conclusion, a career with Starfish Construction is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a challenging and rewarding profession. With job security, career progression, diversity, skills development, rewarding work, competitive salaries, and job satisfaction, the industry offers something for everyone.

Visit our careers section to explore what Starfish Construction can offer you.