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Insights 5 reasons to take your construction career to India

What is the future of the construction industry? 

As we enter the fifth industrial revolution, the construction industry's future is poised for a transformative shift, characterised by unprecedented levels of automation, digitalisation, sustainability, and innovation. 

At AtkinsRéalis, we embrace this transformation. That’s why we are looking for people who want to expand their engineering and construction careers and be at the forefront of innovation for the industry. 

If you have been wondering if construction is a good field to pursue as a career, we’ve put together five reasons you’ll want to take your construction career to India: 

Reason 1 - Booming construction industry

The Indian construction market size was valued at $701.7 billion in 2022 and is expected to achieve an AAGR of more than 6% from 2024 to 2027. 

This boom has created a multitude of job opportunities across various sectors. The demand for skilled professionals has grown, especially for architects, engineers, project managers, and a wide range of specialised tradespeople. 

Reason 2 - Diverse projects 

India offers a wide range of construction projects, from residential and commercial developments to industrial complexes, infrastructure projects, and smart city initiatives. 

As one of the world's leading engineering and design consultancies, AtkinsRéalis is involved in a wide spectrum of endeavours across multiple sectors, including cities & development, industrial & manufacturing, transportation and more. 

This diversity allows our construction professionals to gain experience in these different markets and on global projects that take on today’s most pressing challenges at AtkinsRéalis India. 

Reason 3 - Global exposure 

India attracts international companies and investors, leading to exposure to global construction practices, technologies, and standards. 

Working in India can enhance your knowledge and skills, making you more competitive on a global scale.

We pride ourselves at AtkinsRéalis on giving our employees the mobility to explore how other teams, departments, and regions operate. This unlocks new perspectives, career opportunities, and allows for both personal and professional development for our employees. 

Reason 4 - Cultural experience 

India's rich cultural heritage, diverse cuisine, and historical landmarks offer a unique and enriching experience for professionals. 

It goes without saying that we’re friendly, welcoming people who thrive on our shared sense of achievement and team spirit. 

Our culture at AtkinsRéalis India is one where you’ll experience a mix of exciting ideas, perspectives and experiences and this is what gives us our leading edge.

Reason 5 - Professional development 

India's construction sector demands a range of skills, from project management to sustainable construction practices

Working in this dynamic environment can help you develop a diverse skill set that can be valuable throughout your career. 

We’re on a mission to engineer a better future for our planet and its people and this means we put sustainability at the heart of our projects. If you’re passionate about making a difference and building a sustainable future, then AtkinsRéalis could be the place for you to take your construction career. 

Unlocking boundless opportunities: your construction career with AtkinsRéalis India

With a rapidly growing construction industry, diverse project portfolio, exposure to innovative technologies, and a chance to contribute to India's infrastructure development, AtkinsRéalis offers an environment where you can thrive and advance your construction career. 

Are you ready to be part of a dynamic team that is shaping the future of the construction industry? 

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