4 reasons to work in construction

by | May 13, 2022

In the world of construction, every day is a challenge for a different reason from the previous day. No two days are ever the same, with challenges always arising on all sorts of jobs, whether big or small. Here at Kilbury Construction, we love to welcome any job with open arms. Many of our customers can never understand the immense desire we have for construction, as this can be seen through the passion we put in our work for all our clients. Some of the most frequently asked questions we get working on construction include:

  • Why do you find construction such a great industry?
  • Ever stop to ask yourself why you started working in construction?
  • Why do you keep doing it, even with the long hours, stress and pressure you deal with on a daily basis?

We’ve got all the answers on why we love working in this terrific industry. So here they are!

  1. The sense of responsibility

As construction workers, we undertake a lot of jobs within the different sectors of building. This may include conservation, maintenance or refurbishment to go alongside our construction works. Therefore, with each step we take, there is immense responsibility on our shoulders to ensure we carry out the job with efficiency and effectiveness.

With construction, you get to build the stuff people depend on, such as houses, schools, hospitals…etc. The pride you get after a job is completed is second-to-none, no matter how hard you worked throughout the journey. How many professionals in other industries can point at the brand-new hospital in town and say, “I helped build that”? Whether it’s a road, a home, a sewage system or a school, the things you build matter to the people in your community, which gives us an unfathomable feeling!

2. It’s all up to you – your skills make it happen

As you work your way up through the ranks, you’ll find new ways and methods to use both your mind and your hands to get the job done effectively and on time. For those who are relatively new to the field, pay attention to the guys who have been in construction for decades. They have the experience and skillset that you will need to succeed in the business and progress as a construction worker.

It’s great to be in an industry sector where there is always room for improvement in terms of the work you complete and in terms of the rank you have among your other work mates. But the only way to do this is to observe and learn off those who have been doing it for years already!

3. You get to see immediate results from your work

At the end of every day at work, you’ll be able to see the progress you and your team have made. Watching that progress turn into a completed project, day by day, is one of the most rewarding parts of a construction job. Until the job is completed, every day you will be kept busy, and lets be honest, who like to just sit about and be bored all day? Forget the boring 9 to 5 cubicle jobs — every construction site brings new, interesting challenges. You’ll also get to change things up with each new project, and avoid job stagnation that leads to burnout. No two days are ever the same.

4. You make life-long friends

One of the best parts of construction comes with the fact that you are working in a team with the same end goal in mind. Collaborating with your team to overcome obstacles and fix problems on the jobsite is another way you’ll put your skills to use alongside building these relationships with them. Strong networks are formed on construction projects because everyone on the team depends on everyone else to get the job done. Some parts of construction cannot be completed until another part is done; thus everyone must work together and at the same/similar pace.

 

The world of construction is continuing to grow at rapid pace and we are excited to be a part of it. If you are interested in becoming part of this ever-growing industry, do not hesitate to get in touch with us today!