A career at Thompson

As a family owned business, we believe that our long-term success is tied directly to the quality of our people. Becoming part of the Thompson team is far more than just getting a job. It’s a chance to build a career as we offer opportunities and pathways to develop skills further.  Ultimately, we strive to make Thompson the best place to work and we’re proud of our workplace culture. To that end, Thompson has put a career path profile in place providing the building blocks of experience you will need from school onwards, be they technical, managerial or leadership based.

Thompson recruits for a broad range of roles at all levels across the business. We are always on the lookout for people with the right skillsets, including:  

  • Design
  • Carpentry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Heavy Construction
  • General Engineering
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Business Support Roles.

We’re also looking for other ‘soft skills’.  Becoming part of the team at Thompson is more than just having the right skills. We look for people with the ‘right stuff’, including:

  • A willingness to take ownership of your role
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • A positive and friendly attitude
  • Hard working and energetic
  • Ability to work either as part of a team or unsupervised
  • Add dimension and ideas
  • Ability to work confidently at height.