This week is National Careers Week and to celebrate I’d like to tell you about how the joint venture between Kier and VolkerFitzpatrick (KVF35) has been working with students at Mildenhall College Academy to help them learn about the different career opportunities available in the construction industry and other related professions.
It’s hard to believe that just over a year ago DIO awarded Kier VolkerFitzpatrick the contract to build facilities for the arrival of US F35s at RAF Lakenheath in 2021.
This week is Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which aims to inspire individuals to take up a career in engineering. At DIO, engineering provides the opportunity to work on vital projects and infrastructure that ensure the Armed Forces can live, work, train and deploy overseas.
Our specific focus in this blog is on women in construction and focuses on the work taking place at RAF Lakenheath.
We’re working hard to get the facilities at the new Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration, a £300 million tri-service facility in Worthy Down, ready to welcome military personnel and their families.
From visiting military firing ranges to supporting multi-million pound infrastructure programmes, apprenticeships at DIO can offer a unique insight into the world of Defence.
Construction has begun on the first set of projects to prepare the airbase in Suffolk for the arrival of two new squadrons of US F35s in 2021.
I am incredibly proud to work for Defence and especially for DIO, an organisation that employs some 5,500 people, of which around 600 are overseas. One of the greatest privileges I have as Chief of Staff is seeing first-hand how …
In February, I attended the Bruneian Education Ministries’ Higher Education Expo to promote the multiple pathways available to local and overseas students seeking a career in engineering, specifically within DIO Brunei.
New Year is always a good time to take stock, to remember the highs of the year just gone and to log a few lessons learned. Read our Chief Executive, Graham Dalton's, thoughts on 2018 and the year to come.