Interview with engineering manager, Emma Jones
Wednesday 6th October 2021
Emma from Cavanna Homes is on to discuss her role, how she got into this sector, and what a career in construction could look like!
- 00:00 Intro
- 01:01 What is engineering?
- 01:49 How do you stay organised?
- 03:22 What is your daily routine/responsibilities?
- 04:33 What is your favourite type of work to do in the engineering field?
- 05:32 What is the most challenging engineering project you have been involved in?
- 06:33 Did you always know you wanted to get into the construction sector?
- 08:12 How have you navigated the construction industry being a woman?
- 09:55 How have you seen your role change at Cavanna Homes?
- 11:26 How has Covid-19 impacted your industry and your role?
- 13:23 What gets you most excited about your sector and your company?
- 14:48 Can you explain the opportunities available for progression and development within this sector?
- 16:25 How long did it take you to get into a managerial position?
- 17:45 What key skills are important to be successful in this sector?
- 18:50 Why do you think a scheme like Kickstart is important?
- 19:54 What is your top tip for an individual who is looking to start a career in this sector?
- 21:43 How do you navigate starting a career in construction if you don’t have experience?
- 22:55 Have you seen an increase in women joining the construction sector?
- 24:39 Outro