Gabrielle Derrick

Apprentice Site Engineer

"People should join Tilbury Douglas because the company offers growth and development for all members of staff."

Describe yourself in three words.

Driven, Dedicated, Ambitious

‘I have been with Tilbury Douglas for 4 months, in this time I been based on site, shadowing a senior of member staff, and working alongside them to achieve the project goals. In these 4 months I have begun a Level 4 course and have my CSCS card, with full intentions to be fully qualified and continuing to grow at Tilbury Douglas’

Tell us how and why you took the job you are in at Tilbury Douglas.

I was at university and found I couldn't see a career in what I was studying. I wanted a job in an industry where it would be a challenge and saw the apprenticeship at Tilbury Douglas. I went for the interview and knew I would have a job with clear career growth and be a part of a company that cares about their employee’s development.

Why should people join Tilbury Douglas?

People should join Tilbury Douglas because the company offers growth and development for all members of staff. In addition, Tilbury Douglas has clear goals and objectives along with having an open and friendly working environment.

How does your role impact on the business and why you enjoy working at Tilbury Douglas?

I work alongside the site team to schedule works, create programs, contact subcontractors and generally support the team in a role which has a direct impact on operations. I have just started my career in the construction industry and have found, that I have been supported in my education and with on-the-job training, this support allows me to contribute to the team in a positive way.

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