1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
I am a site engineer at Southbank place, since sep 2016 I would be responsible for Planning, marking out and levelling construction sites before any building work takes place.i also build roads, drainage systems It also involves liaising with third party stakeholders to keep them updated on the progress of the construction project, managing the site facilities, and supervising construction workers on a daily basis. They are usually in charge of health and safety on the construction site.
2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
I have learnt many new skills, such as using specialized setting out equipment such as total stations laser, optical plummet to name a few
I have learnt how to professionally liase with the client ensuring all quality assurance is complete and up to date I have developed skills such as time management, interpersonal skills.
3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
I look forward to go to work every day, you are able to learn new things everyday, and feel a sense of accomplishment after everyday of work.
4. How valued do you feel by Laing O'Rourke?
I feel valued at Laing O'Rourke, my needs are always tended to and never to far from help, There are reviews throughout the year to ensure that everything is ok, and to ensure you are on track.
5. How well organised/structured is your programme?
The programme is structured well,with yearly performance reviews Modules throughout the year for personal development, constant communication between us and the school and college leaders leaders.
6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?
They are always at hand to ask questions and to give support with prompt and helpful replies.
6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?
They are always at hand to ask questions and to give support with prompt and helpful replies
7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?
It meets the needs of my outgoings, It is quite competitive,and you are not in debt from the fees of university tuition.
8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?
9. Would you recommend Laing O'Rourke to a friend?
Great opportunity, huge company Best of both worlds working and studying without the worries of debt and gaining of valuable on job experience
10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Laing O'Rourke?
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