Building Futures

Employee Case Study

Name of Employee: Liam Rae

From: Kirkintilloch

Job Role: CCG Asset Management Assistant Project Coordinator

Years with CCG: 10


What was your first job?:

I started my career in construction as an apprentice plumber so I have worked with CCG all of my working life!

What lead you to train as a an apprentice plumber?: 

A trade apprenticeship offered me the opportunity to train and learn new skills theoretically as well practically. I felt gaining practical knowledge of the site environment would greatly benefit my approach to learning and I have to say it has worked given the position I am now in with the company.

How has working in the CCG Group helped you in your career development?:

The structured training plan that I learned through my apprenticeship enabled me to reach my position of AM Coorindator. CCG has obviously helped tremendously in that respect.

How would you describe working at CCG?: 

My current role is very rewarding and CCG has helped me to develop my knowledge within construction industry which offers me job satisfaction.

What do you like most about working as a Project Coordinator?: 

Every contract is unique and challenges my existing knowledge. I am now happy to be involved in the design stages of the build.

What have you found the most challenging about your job?: 

CCG’s approach to construction is fast – there are always new projects. Time management can be difficult so being able to prioritise is essential.

What has been your best achievement in your career so far?:

I am really proud of myself in reaching the position that I am in now but I will continue to push forward.

If you could switch your job with anyone in the company, whose job would you want?:

My Chairman’s!

What is your next step in your career?:

My next step would be to become more involved at management level. I definitely feel I have the capabilites to take the next step.

What advice do you have for prospective Construction industry candidates?: 

It’s a great industry with lots of different career opportunities. Give it a try!

Any random facts you would like to share?:

  • Think I’m still the quickest person to fail their driving test ever … about 5 seconds in!