Ardmac School Placement Brochure

WHAT IS THE CULTURE AT ARDMAC LIKE? Ardmac is definitely a fast paced collaborative and passionate team to be a part of, always striving for excellence and leading the way in all aspects of construction whether its leading technologies, innovative lean construction methods, Ardmac are always at the forefront as a modern company. WHAT DO YOU LIKEMOST ABOUT YOUR JOB? The Construction Industry is a fast paced, challenging and difficult job. Everyday varies, there are always new obstacles to overcome however that is what makes it enjoyable. The challenge and satisfaction of hitting your major milestones and delivering a project as part of a team safely and successfully. It’s the small wins on a weekly basis that keep the motivation going, refusing to be ousted by any challenge. WHAT DO YOU FEEL IS YOUR GREATEST WORK ACHIEVEMENT Being given the opportunity to manage and deliver my very first project as the construction manager, I was given this opportunity just 18months (supported by the project manager and wider team) into my 2 year grad programme which showed the trust Ardmac had in me. ADVICE FOR SOMEONE STARTING OUT AS A CONSTRUCTION MANAGER? Ensure that you fully understand the commitment required, the challenges and determination required to succeed within the construction industry. This industry is extremely demanding and you must have a strong passion for construction as a whole.

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Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Scheduling Work and Activities

Getting Information

Organising, Planning, and Prioritising Work

Communicating with Persons Outside Organisation

Developing and Building Teams

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships

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