At VolkerWessels UK we’re powered by dependable, authentic people. They keep our business thriving, with new ideas, fresh perspectives and world-class skills. In return, they enjoy unrivalled opportunities to challenge, innovate, and grow their careers.
But don’t take our word for it – listen to some of the people who are already part of our ‘can-do’ team.
Assistant Bid Writer
Jasmine started in October 2020, working with VolkerLaser as a bid coordinator, before achieving a promoting, leading her to becoming an assistant bid writer. In her new role, Jasmine is responsible for producing tender overview information for bids. She also liaises with technical contributors to produce responses required. She says: “VolkerLaser is an excellent platform for someone new to the construction industry. I work in a very supportive team, who aren’t afraid to push me outside of my comfort zone. Everybody in the business seems to find time to share their pearls of wisdom.”
Ashley has been at VolkerLaser for four years. He works with the bid team and estimators to produce bids, understanding the client’s needs and demonstrating how the business will deliver the works, outlining the benefits that VolkerLaser can provide, whilst providing solutions to any concerns. He says: “What I enjoy most about VolkerLaser is the people and the company culture. Everyone is willing to help and everybody is pulling in the same direction.”
Trainee Construction Manager
Alex started his career with VolkerLaser in 2019, working as an apprentice administrator. After working alongside the special projects team, he decided to start training as a construction manager. His day-to-day responsibilities include, assisting with capturing progress, producing reports, quality assurance reports for project managers. He says: “it is a great company built on great people. The support I have received has been incredible, VolkerLaser has been behind me every step of the way so far and I’m sure they will be for the many more steps I have to take! I cannot see myself working for any other company, I am more than happy here at VolkerLaser.“
Pete has worked at VolkerLaser for nine years. His role involves estimating for bridge projects in the highways sector, and pricing works. He says: “People are one of the best things about working here. Everyone is so supportive and always striving for excellence. Another thing is the forward thinking nature of the business. We always seek to be innovative in our approach and this shows in the projects we undertake.”