Women Rock Construction
As part of their Women Rock Construction campaign Rockthorn Ltd spoke with Katie Clarke (Account Manager – South) on her 10+ years experience as a female working in the industry. Read and watch below!
What is your Job Role?
MDiG Account Manager – South UK
How long have you been in the industry
What advice would you give to a young woman entering the industry?
Always be confident, be willing to listen and take things with a pinch of salt and always have a laugh, it’s a fantastic industry to be a part of, don’t ever be afraid to add value to drive change. I always aim for individuality, just be yourself!
What’s the best part of your job?
Interacting with customers who are at various stages of embracing digital technology to enhance their sites.
Tell us about your typical day.
Arranging hires, cold calling, following up quotations submitted, speaking with new clients daily and arranging face to face meetings, occasionally taking cab kits off excavators or dozers to help the team!
What makes you proud of working in the construction industry?
Just being in the industry for so many years, I have had MANY highs, along with some extreme lows. What makes me proud is I have now finally found my forte working for an incredible team and up and coming business who appreciate everything that I do and route for me to succeed.
What is your favourite tool or machine
Liebherr Dozers. Dozer girl at heart!