Production managers – also known as operations managers – work on the planning, control and co-ordination of the manufacturing process.
They are responsible for ensuring the efficient production of goods and services in the correct volume, tackling issues such as cost control and quality assurance along the way. Read More
Plumbers enjoy a good deal of variety in their day-to-day work. One day they’ll be fixing a leaky pipe, the next they’re fitting a central heating system or installing air-conditioning.
They are not necessarily restricted to domestic call-outs – plumbers are always needed on big, commercial construction sites. Read More
Mechanics are typically employed to service, repair and maintain cars and other vehicles. But there are plenty of specialist jobs out there for people to work on industrial machinery, aircraft and military equipment as well.
This is not just grease monkey work either – machines have become ever more complex and mechanics need to be mentally agile as well as physically fit to do the job. Read More
An Electrician tends to work in three areas:
– Installation – installing and testing equipment and wiring systems.
– Maintenance – fixing and servicing electrical equipment. Read More
Mining engineers have to perform a tricky juggling act as they are responsible for both the safe and economically practical development of a mine.
It’s a job where you’ll need a sound understanding of how mines work, how they’re managed and how they have an impact on the surrounding area. Read More
A drilling engineer might sound like they work at the cutting edge, but theirs is more of a supervisory role.
They plan, develop, cost and oversee all the operations required in the process of drilling oil and gas wells. Read More