Wates Construction was established in 1897 by Edward Wates and is now one of the UK's largest construction companies employing 2,100 people. Owned and managed by the Wates family since it began, it has an enviable history and management values to match.
Wates Group consists of five national businesses: Living Space (affordable housing), Construction (education facilities, commercial premises and public buildings), Interiors (office fit-out and refurbishment) Retail (retail premises fit-out and refurbishment) and Developments (enhancing land value and strategic joint ventures). 77% of the value of work in 2008 came from repeat customers, the core focus at Wates is to deliver on time and on budget, for every customer.
Wates also take their commitment to corporate responsibilities seriously as well - they ensure people, community and environment is at the core of everything they do.
Working at Wates
A position at Wates is an excellent step for your career. They are widely recognised as one of the best employers in UK construction and staff development is considered a high priority for the company. Because they are still a family owned organisation, they have a clear understanding of the benefit of a happy and motivated workforce. The Wates Group has been recognised as an Investor in People since March 2005.
Because they are one of the UK's largest private construction companies, and the fact that they cover a wide spectrum of construction skills, roles within the company are many and varied.
For more information on roles we may have available at Wates, call us on 01342 330 505. Alternatively, you can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.