Carlyn is a former beauty therapist who decided to make a career change and become a builder.

Carlyn was recently selected as a finalist in both the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ and ‘Rising Star’ categories in the National Association of Women in Construction Excellence (NAWIC) Awards 2021, competition, congratulations Carlyn!


What is your role in the Farmers Tauranga Development project?
I am working as an apprentice builder on site, and have been one of the team members involved in the construction of the 23 townhouses located on the retail podium.

What is your background?
Prior to starting my career with Eireann Construction I was a Beauty therapist.

What do you like about working of the project? 
The thing I like most is the projects large scale, and complexity. There is a lot going on, and it’s an exciting project to be a part of.

What do you like to do outside of work?
I enjoy fishing and spending time with my family.

Favourite Netflix show?
New Amsterdam

Your go-to song?
Unforgiven II (Metallica)