Jerad has a wide range of experience within the commercial building industry. He started his career with Lipman Constructions in Sydney before moving to London, UK. After becoming a site manager for some of London's most prominent projects, including the British Film Institute, he was able to oversee the construction of the facility.
After returning to Australia, Jerad became a senior project manager for Ireland Brown Constructions. He was responsible for overseeing various projects, such as schools, hospitals, and universities, which were worth a total of $15 million.