Mercury will be launching a special “Women in Construction Week” from the 6th to the10th of November 2017. The focus of Women in Construction Week is to highlight women as a valuable component of the construction industry.
We’re using this occasion to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to emphasize and encourage the growing role of women in the industry.
We also want to bring recognition to the achievements of women in the Company, so they may inspire others to follow in their footsteps & to help encourage all other female employees within the Organisation.
Over a 5 day period, we will be visiting a number of girls’ schools in the Dublin area to promote working in the construction industry. During these visits, some of the women who have progressed and developed their careers in construction will discuss their journeys and experiences. These visits will offer an invaluable opportunity for school girls to talk with other females who have succeeded in a career in construction.
Why we need you
Mercury Engineering is keen to promote diversity within the construction sector at all levels and encourage more young people into the industry. It’s becoming increasingly important to encourage women into the male-dominated
construction and engineering industry to tap into new skill sets, opinions and experiences that women bring to
You make the difference
Women make up only 11% of the construction workforce and just 1% of female trades on site. The construction industry is changing and relies less and less on brawn and more on brainpower. Women are just as suited as men to take up employment in tomorrow’s high-tech, multi-skilled building world.
What we can do for you
A career in construction and engineering presents you with a future in one of the most diverse industries in terms of career paths and skills sets required. Mercury invests in employees’ training and development and provides the support and experience you need to help you fulfil your potential. We are committed to engaging and developing new skills and have a number of initiatives including our graduate programme, educational assistance programme (EAP), internal scholarship for trades and flexible working conditions.