Leading Developer Encourages Women To Consider A Career In Construction


On International Women’s Day (Thursday 8th March), leading Halesowen based developer Barratt Homes West Midlands is encouraging more women to consider careers in the construction industry, with a variety of roles available across the West Midlands, Black Country, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire.

With a number of female employees already in a range of roles across the company, the housebuilder is reminding women from all skill sets of the different roles available and is encouraging them to put their experience to the industry.

Adrian Farr, Managing Director at Barratt Homes West Midlands, said:

“We want to quash the age old stereotype that the construction industry is a male dominated field as we have many women who work out on site as well as in office based roles.

“With a range of departments within the company, we want to remind women that there are a variety of different roles that can be offered within the business that have great benefits and excellent opportunities for career progression.

“This is an exciting time for people with an interest in housebuilding to join a market leading company.

“As one of the country’s top developers we are absolutely committed to developing raw talent and support our staff with training.”

Some roles within the industry include:

Based out on site –

Electricians, Plasterers, Engineers, Fork-lift Driver, Scaffolders, Bricklayers, Site Manager, Contracts Manager

Based at Head Office –

Architectural Technician, Surveyors, Land and Planning Managers, Estimator, Buyer, Finance Administrator

For more information on careers with Barratt Homes, please visit www.barrattcareers.co.uk or www.barrattfuturetalent.co.uk

For more information on developments near you call the Barratt Homes sales team on 0844 811 4888 or visit www.barratthomes.co.uk