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Arcadis people are a source of inspiration says graduate

 August 13, 2018

Georgina Ablett is a talented chartered surveyor and project manager at Arcadis.

She cites her work colleagues as the main reason she enjoys going to work every day: “The people I work with are a source of inspiration, guidance and fun. Within Arcadis, there’s an incredible breadth of expertise. Someone is always able to answer my queries or direct me to someone else who can.”

Georgina says that she feels very reqarded being able to "make a difference.”

"In all my projects, the end product has been fantastic and really something the whole team can be proud of. It’s great to have something to show for all the hard work the team puts in. I love to return when a project is completed to see it in use and people enjoying it,” remarks Georgina. 

Construction projects at Arcadis make a difference to people's lives 

“I love working in the construction industry because the projects make a difference to people’s lives. They improve the environment people work in, live in and socialize in,” explains Georgina. 

Arcadis provides considerable professional development

Georgina has completed a Quest, which allows Arcadis employees to experience a week in another office. The goal is to understand more about the business and develop a chosen area of knowledge. "I went to Singapore and Hong Kong, which was an amazing experience. I learned a tremendous amount, and I am looking forward to putting it into practice and presenting back my findings,” cites Georgina.

Georgina embraces the values of Arcadis

“I love the independence and trust that the organization places in me to deliver projects and work with clients. This approach has really helped to develop my confidence in my own abilities,” says Georgina.

Brilliant projects that accelerate a career

At Arcadia, Georgina has worked on a number of very exciting projects. Georgina worked on a prison building refurbishment in the UK. This was the first project that she delivered from inception to completion. "It made a huge difference to the prison. The team there are fantastic, and it was brilliant to be able to make a difference and help with the work they are doing,” explains Georgina.

Georgina also worked on an office refurbishment for an infrastructure organization in the UK. “I led this project in the construction phase. The heritage building presented significant construction challenges. There was a great team approach to overcome the challenges, which included asbestos, water ingress and unknown services,” says Georgina.

An office fit-out for large professional services company was also a great project that Georgina enjoyed working on. “The project was challenging because of the fantastic high specification look and feel of the company’s global brand. Coordination between the base build and fit out project teams was essential,” she says.

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