Construction Cadet

Living Recruitment

Seeking an enthusiastic construction cadet to join our clients dynamic leading company

  • Be part of a fantastic company culture and environment!!
  • Looking for a candidate with a genuine passion for the construction industry!!
  • Opportunity to start your career with one of Canberra's leading subcontractors!!
Dear Applicant, 

Celebrating over 50 years of commitment to the Canberra and surrounding regions, our client is a leading subcontractor company that offers integrated, multi-disciplined services to the commercial construction market and remains a cut above all services throughout Canberra. Despite their size, you will be a part of a family business and will be treated as such.

They are seeking a construction cadet to join their dynamic team to work in the estimating team. Working for a leading subcontractor, you will gain experience working a wide range of projects across the commercial construction industry, whilst receiving a high degree of training and support to progress your career within the industry.

To be successful you will be currently completing and/or completed a relevant degree and show a level of enthusiasm and genuine interest in the construction industry, whilst bringing a positive and dynamic approach to your work. 

Skills and Experience: 
  • You must be studying and/or completed a relevant construction degree and/or diploma, be it Construction, Architecture, Engineering etc.
  • Previous construction experience is beneficial but not compulsory 
  • Strong communication skills are a must - both written and verbal
  • Eagerness to learn and assist in a team environment 
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Strong ability to multitask and be flexible with required duties
  • Experience working with industry software packages
  • Reliability with the skill to complete tasks
  • Above average problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work individually and within a team environment
  • Time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
Please forward your resume and covering letter to Andrew Dawson and Ben Gisik.


In representing you, we will speak to our clients in a confidential and professional manner.  We will give you honest and timely feedback after each interview so that together we can build on the experience.  

Your personal details will not be forwarded to any company without seeking your permission; without compromise. 

Simply put, GAP Resource Management combined with Living Recruitment and 18fifty3 GAP Resource Management (Supply Nation Certified), offer roles on that other Recruitment Agencies don't.

We are one of the first technical Recruitment Consultancies in Canberra who represent the Building, Construction and Technical industries, and only work with the best.  Our clients are 100% committed to their staff, safety and are at the forefront of Canberra's leading construction projects.

We are career specialists; building relationships through a genuine consultative process and the desire to truly understand the people we are working with.

Operating for 10 years, we are fully licensed with bases in Canberra, Queensland and Victoria. We offer one-on-one management of the recruitment process, committed to providing individual candidate care. We will give you honest and timely feedback after each interview so that together we can build on the experience.  We uphold a strict privacy policy and support gender equality and diversity within the workplace; supporting our first Australians in their professional endeavours. 

Yours sincerely,

Andrew and Ben, 
The 18fifty3 GAP Resource Management and Living Recruitment Team