Local Lads Kevin and Daniel Forge Paths in Civil Engineering with Kilmac

Posted on March 29, 2024

In a heartening tale of opportunity and growth, two local lads from Dundee, Kevin and Daniel, started on an inspiring journey towards a career in Civil Engineering and Groundworks with the help of Kilmac.

With a shared passion for construction and some prior site experience gained through work placements, Kevin and Daniel found themselves at a crossroads, eager to delve deeper into the world of groundworks. Fortunately, their path intersected with Kilmac, a company renowned for its commitment to nurturing talent and fostering growth within the industry.

Kilmac extended a generous hand, offering them an invaluable opportunity to join their in-house academy. Over the course of 12 weeks, the duo immersed themselves in the fundamentals of groundworks, diving headfirst into the basics under the guidance of seasoned professionals.

During the initial phase of the program, the two lads were introduced to the intricate world of groundworks, absorbing essential terminology, key principles, and safety protocols. Through hands-on training with basic tools, they improved their skills, mastering proper usage and maintenance techniques with the help of experienced Foreman at Kilmac, in particular Neil Riley, Jimmy Riddoch and Hector McGregor.

Their dedication and determination paid off as Kevin and Daniel successfully completed the Kilmac Trainee Groundworker Development Program. Armed with newfound knowledge and practical expertise, they emerged as skilled and knowledgeable groundworkers, poised to make their mark in the industry.

Their journey serves as a shining example of the transformative power of structured training programs. By providing individuals like Kevin and Daniel with the necessary skills and support, Kilmac is not only shaping the next generation of groundworkers but also laying the groundwork for a brighter future in civil engineering.

As they set forth on their professional paths, Kilmac remains steadfast in its commitment to nurturing talent and fostering growth within the industry. Their success story is a testament to the boundless opportunities that await those who dare to dream and seize the chance to turn their aspirations into reality.

Cheers to you both and to the countless others whose journeys are just beginning – here's to building a better future together!

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Prepping for laying aco channel
Learning to lay edging kerbs

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