Kiwi engineers invited to apply for the ultimate work experience


Sika is giving young engineers worldwide the chance to win the ultimate work experience, with trips to some of the company’s key international projects being offered.
Sika, a leader in specialty products for the ready mixed concrete, civil engineering, construction, automotive and marine industries, is running “The Sika Experience” competition to celebrate its 100th anniversary and promote engineering as a career.

Work experience on a global scale

“The Sika Experience is about giving young engineers a work experience on a global scale,” Mike Edwards, manager business unit contractors, Sika New Zealand, says.
“Sika is playing an important role in developing our young engineers. We want to provide these engineers with a valuable experience that they can take into their future careers,” he says.
Greymouth-based engineer Jamie Ferguson, 28, recently beat hundreds of young engineers worldwide and won the first trip to view construction of the Gothard Base Tunnel, the world’s longest rail tunnel, currently being built in Switzerland — a US$9 billion investment.

Trips still to be won include:
• a trip promoting water storage technologies in Germany and Switzerland. Entries close on June 30, and
• a trip to Switzerland to learn about photovoltaics and Sika’s R&D production facilities. Entries close onJuly 30.

Visit to find out more about the competition and to enter.

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