Whether goods arrive by plane, train, lorry or ship, they can’t move without the infrastructure they depend on – airports, railways, roads and ports.
From the largest international projects connecting continents, to local developments to make final mile transport easier and more sustainable, infrastructure is vital at any scale and scope.
You can explore the specific roles below. Check out the prospects, the pay and the requirements – and see if it sounds like you.
Dependent on experience but it could be anything from £22K to £28K, for a more senior position.
You’ll be doing just what you trained to do – whether that’s engineering, design or maintenance, there’s scope to find your feet professionally for those recently qualified, or progress a career for the experienced.
You’ll need the kind of professional qualifications and accreditations your discipline requires, but not necessarily experience in the logistics or infrastructure sector. If you’ve got the skills, you can learn on the job.
Multi-skilled people with a passion for thinking big, and providing solutions that have a big impact too. You’ll need to be happy to work on your own, or as part of a team, with a passion for growing your own capabilities to embrace the infrastructure projects of the future.
Starting around £22K, with plenty of opportunities to progress to senior roles earning up to £28K.
Service managers and planners are the champions of infrastructure, making sure the roads and railways get built despite all the complexity that entails. It’s a role that focuses on anticipating problems, and solving them before they happen.
Managing and planning infrastructure requirements requires exactly the same skills as other complex projects, so there’s plenty of transferable experience for the right person.
Those with a cool head, able to keep plenty of plates spinning at once. It’s a field driven by results, requiring a dedication to high standards and clear communication to keep projects rolling, and things getting built.