Insights from the Team
First Hand - Our Experience at Leighs
Quotes from current members of the Leighs Construction Team
Nick - Apprentice
"So far my time with Leighs has been more that enjoyable. I am very happy with the opportunity Leighs gave me with my Apprenticeship and I have confidence in them, that they will make sure i get through it".
Dean - Lead Quantity Surveyor
‘I’m working for a company with Management that is as passionate about construction as I am. I enjoy contributing to and improving the success of the business while working with a highly motivated and capable team.”
Martin - Supervisor
"Whilst working for Leighs Construction I've been made to feel like a valued member of staff, and they have gone above and beyond to help me achieve my personal goals, and I am looking forward to an exciting career with them".
Emma- Construction Management Cadet
"I started with Leighs almost 6 months ago and haven’t come across one person who doesn’t thoroughly enjoy working for the company. Leighs provide a challenging work environment, with fantastic support to help you achieve personal goals, whilst helping to rebuild Christchurch. Somehow they have managed to maintain a family owned feel throughout company, despite now being a large and growing commercial construction organisation. I am excited about my future with Leighs Construction."
Jess - HR Manager
"I work within the most aspirational, committed and enthusiastic team that has the best leadership and vision. We are empowered to make decisions and our work is all about finding solutions and being a step ahead of the curve in everything we do. I have the pleasure of working for a company that has the strongest positive team culture I have encountered and really does value each and every team member".
Andy - Site Manger
"What I enjoy about Leighs is that even though we have grown to a sizeable company, we have retained a close knit camaraderie within the team. I also like that the top levels of management have remained accessible, and are interested in hearing and implementing new ideas. There are great opportunity’s to advance and this can happen rapidly if you demonstrate the right skills".
Fraser- Project Manager
“Working at Leighs has given me the opportunity to work in an autonomous role managing a variety of challenging projects throughout Christchurch. The rebuild has given me a once in a lifetime chance to be involved in the construction of a new city and with Leighs at the forefront of the industry and the calibre of colleagues I have to call upon, I am looking forward to the challenges ahead”.