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Builder

A varied construction role with manual, managerial and administrative responsibilities.

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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

This qualification prepares you for a career as a builder by giving you skills to select contractors, oversee quality of work and liaise with clients.
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How do Builders rate their role?

Latest reviews from 6 Builders surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.7
Job satisfaction
4.2
Career progression opportunities
3.2
Job security
3.2
Pay / Salary
3.5
Variety of work
4.0

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Being a builder is very rewarding and you get to meet all va
Reviewer's Qualification
Registered builder in both commercial and domestic comstruction
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Timber framed houses
The good things
Ti see what you have built is awesome
The challenges
Lateral thinking or thinking outside the box
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Low rise builder opens all avenues to success
Reviewer's Qualification
Cert 4 in building with qbcc low rise licence and a qbcc open site supervisor license
Experience
1 - 4 years
Organisation size
I'm self-employed
Specialisation
Consulting
The good things
Building work is diverse and a lot of opportunity’s are out there to take advantage of when other sectors of the industry are slow your can be as small or large with owning organisations or company’s ...
The challenges
Long hours and travel and equipment that is required is a lot to finance at times for the diversity of roles
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Builder jobs on SEEK
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National increase over next 5 years *
9.2%
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