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Women in Construction

Women in Construction – Tuesday 12th June @ 1.30pm

The Balfour Beatty/Equate Scotland ‘Women in Construction’ Learn Live broadcast will provide teachers, students and pupils the opportunity to speak with successful women within the construction industry who aim to encourage and inspire pupils and students to consider future career pathways within the industry.

Speakers have a variety of experience of both Academic and Vocational pathways into the industry and the live broadcast will provide an insight into why they enjoy working within the construction sector, their experiences to date and their hopes and aspirations for the future.

Schools, colleges, young people, parents, careers advisors and employers from across the UK are all invited to take part in this Women In Construction live broadcast.

  • Kirstie Farmer

    Equate Scotland - Project Officer – Modern Apprenticeship Mentoring

    Kirstie Farmer runs the SDS-funded modern apprentice mentoring project. She has significant experience on publication writing and training on equalities and diversity issues. She has previously worked for Scottish Women’s Aid where she was responsible for national CEDAR network. She has a wealth of experience in monitoring and evaluating project work to prove impact.

  • Bethany Welsh

    Trainee Civil Engineer, Balfour Beatty

    Architecture and design have been Bethany Welsh’s obsessions since first-year at school. The classroom was never her favourite place but she loved technical subjects. She recalled: “I was always outdoors, doing stuff. I didn’t not like going to school, but when the last bell rang it was the best time of my day. I wanted to be out on the site designing, seeing projects being built, being part of that process.”

    A graduate-level apprenticeship with Balfour Beatty in the north of Scotland ticked all the boxes. Bethany has worked on major infrastructure projects such as the Inveramsay Bridge outside Inverurie. As a contractor for the RAF, she has been on bases around the north of Scotland, as well as working on the nuclear plant at Caithness. She has also joined smaller projects including a local authority flood protection scheme. And she has run her own concrete-pouring operation – not an achievement on many 20-year-olds’ CVs.

    There is classroom time involved, but it’s nothing like school. Bethany explained: “It’s much more interesting now. It’s something you want to learn because you’ve got the job and you can relate it to what you’re doing every day.”

    Now in her fourth year with Balfour Beatty, Bethany is convinced she made the right career move. She said: “I will come out with the same qualification as someone who has been to university, but with years and years of experience, which is ultimately what employers are looking for. Once I have qualified I want to be a site engineer. I’ve thought about going into the design side of civil engineering, maybe when I’m older. But that site experience – that’s with me for life. I will remember that more than reading a book.”

  • Amanda MacKay

    Quality Director, Balfour Beatty Major Projects

    Amanda is strategic thinker and leader, pragmatic and passionate management systems and business improvement practitioner with over 28 years experience in QHSSE and Engineering construction within the nuclear, offshore Oil & gas, petrochemicals, rail and construction sectors.  Amanda has extensive project management experience in the areas of heavy lift/marine engineering and project logistics and experience includes working on projects across the world including North & South America, Western and Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union, South East Asia, & Australia.

    In recent years Amanda has gained experience in developing and implementing diversity, equality and inclusion strategies within several business sectors and organisations as well as presenting and public speaking on Transgender workplace inclusion.

  • Stephanie Anani

    Second-year Civil Engineering student at University of Dundee

    Stephanie has a passion for sustainable construction, developed by participation in the UWC Atlantic College Sustainability Conference, where she led a workshop on sustainable construction attended by over 25 other students. Drawn to energy production and transportation, interests in these fields have been strengthened by insight experience with BP and summer internship with BEAR Scotland.

    Stephanie is an active advocate for Women in STEM: current President and Founder of the University of Dundee Women in STEM Society as well as the current Equate Scotland Interconnect Student Champion for my university. Additionally, the Co-Founder and Vice-President of the Civil Engineering Society, one of two Workshop Leaders for the University of Dundee Centre for Entrepreneurship and an official University Student Blogger.

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    Oversee the day-to-day running of the reception/office department and devise a weekly departmental rota in line with business demands.

    Provide a high standard of customer service, by ensuring every customer is treated in a friendly, professional, and helpful manner and that all customer enquiries are dealt with in a positive way.

    Checking guests in and out of the hotel ensuring correct payments are taken as per the company’s standard of procedure.

    Action any closure of room type or property level in third party distribution channels including GDS provider.

    Action any amendments to Best Available Rate Strategy, third party distribution channels and GDS provider.

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    About You

    Previous experience as a Hotel Front of House Manager or in a similar role.

    Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

    Excellent analytical skills.

    Good knowledge of third-party channels, GDS, and Property Managements Systems.

    Good problem solving and interpersonal skills.

    Highly knowledgeable of the hotel industry and tourism in the local area.

    Interested? Apply online for immediate consideration. Send your CV to [email protected] if you are interested!

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    Cleaning and resetting tables

    Preparing cheques and processing payments

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  • Balfour Beatty are Hiring Now!

    Balfour Beatty are hiring now, so take a step towards shaping your future and apply! With roles all over the country, there is something for everyone. Click here to find out more

  • Accenture are Hiring!

    At the heart of every great change is a great human. If you have ideas, ingenuity and a passion for making a difference, come and be a part of our team Every day around the world, we work with exceptional people, the latest and greatest tech and leading companies across industries Find out more here

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    Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

    Venues: Milano’s restaurant, Bradleys Sports Bar, Churchills Events

    Salary: Up to £10.00 per Hour

    Candidates should have previous experience of working in a busy environment and be able to deliver excellent customer service to our guests. There are a variety of shift patterns on offer, so will suit those looking for casual or full-time work.

    Responsibilities include:

    Greeting and seating customers

    Taking orders for food and drink

    Serving food Serving alcohol

    Cleaning and resetting tables

    Preparing cheques and processing payments

    We are looking for well presented, energetic, enthusiastic and hard-working individuals who take pride in delivering a high level of customer service at all times. If this sounds like you then we want to hear from you! Send your CV to  [email protected] if you are interested!

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    Are you passionate about the environment and want to help? At the Environment Agency there are hundreds of roles out there waiting for you. Whether it be management or technical advisor, you will be helping to make a difference. Find out more here

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    We believe in developing the skills and talents of our staff, and so we make opportunities for training a high priority for everyone As well as providing numerous possibilities to enhance your career, we also offer several additional benefits to our employees, such as bonus and a quality pension scheme Find out more here

  • Balfour Beatty are Hiring Now!

    Balfour Beatty are hiring now, so take a step towards shaping your future and apply! With roles all over the country, there is something for everyone. Click here to find out more

  • Accenture are Hiring!

    At the heart of every great change is a great human. If you have ideas, ingenuity and a passion for making a difference, come and be a part of our team Every day around the world, we work with exceptional people, the latest and greatest tech and leading companies across industries Find out more here

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