The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition

Added 15th October 2013


On November 29th & 30th, the NEC, arena will host The National Engineering & Construction Exhibition. Perfect for people who are interested in all aspects of the engineering business, no matter whether looking to get into the industry or take the next step in their career. The exhibition gives you the chance speak to the best industry recruiters, and access the best job seeking tools.

Free entry, free careers advice and free interview clinics make this event a must visit for anyone with even the faintest interest in engineering.

This exhibition is one of the best places for you to discover thousands of vacancies, such as those in:


Health & Safety






Project Management








Transportation Planning

and many more

Recruiters from many different top firms will be at this exhibit, including:

Assystem UK

Contact Singapore


FCO Services

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

Institution of Engineering Designers

Jaguar - Land Rover

James Walker

Network Rail


Royal Navy

Society of Operations Engineers

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers

The Engineering Council

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Royal Aeronautical Society

The Society of Environmental Engineers

But this event isnít just about recruitment. There are plenty of other activities taking place to help kickstart your career in engineering. These include:

CV Clinic

Facilitated by independent consultancy specialists The Write Stuff, who specialise in tailored CVís, the Clinic will help you with all aspects of writing the perfect CV.

Covering things like getting your CV noticed and layouts. you will be able to attend a one on one consultation.  

Up to 25% discount will be applicable if you attend the clinic at the event. Be sure to arrive early as this will be extremely popular.

Careers Advice & Interview Clinic

Careers experts will be on hand to give you the best possible advice about your future in engineering. Careers advice will be run as a drop in session so simply turn up and speak to an advisor!

This one on one advice can be about any aspect of your career including taking your next step, how to approach employers, selling yourself, and much more!

The interview clinic will take place over the two days of the exhibition and will cover all aspects of the interview process. Keep in mind that places for this will be limited so remember to book online before you arrive.

Free Presentations

There will be a variety of invaluable presentations taking place over the weekend which will provide you with an insight into:

  • What it's like to work for the company

  • What career opportunities they offer

  • How to get your CV to the top of the pile

  • What the application process involves

The schedule of these presentations will be published before the event takes place.

Engineering Challenge

A great addition to your CV and a chance to show off your skills, the Engineering Challenge is a great way to demonstrate your skills to the UKís top construction and engineering companies.

Teams from universities across the country are invited to enter, competing against each other to design, build and test their own inventions. A £500 prize and a great point to put on your CV mean that the Engineering Challenge will be very popular and competitive this year.  The competition is open to teams of two to six university students. To enter simply email with the name of your team captain, a contact email address, telephone number and the day you would like to compete (29 or 30 November).

Tips to help you make the most of you day

Before you arrive:

  • Plan your day - before you arrive, take a look at the list of things that will be happening. There is more going on than just the chance to speak to employers, so make sure you take advantage of everything that will be useful to you!

  • Check the website - this is the best way to know what is going on and when

  • Sign up to the mailing list - providing you with up to date information about everything that is going on with the show.

  • Prepare your CV - come to the event with plenty of CVs to give to potential employers

On the Day:

  • Dress appropriately - arrive dressed for an interview. First impressions count!

  • Research - look into the companies you are interested in so you can ask relevant questions

  • Sell yourself - there will be lots of people attending the event so you need to stand out from the crowd.

  • Make the most of your time - plan your day out and make sure that you attend everything that could be of help to you

Location and opening times

Friday, 29 November 2013, 11am-4pm

Saturday, 30 November, 11am-4pm

Venue address:

Hall 11

National Exhibition Centre


B40 1NT

For more information, visit the eventís official website:

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