Braintree - apprenticeship vacancies

Ideally, you have good practical skills and enjoy working on your own, as well as part of a team.  However, no previous experience is necessary, as full training will be provided. You must be committed to regularly attend college.

Trade apprenticeship available

  • 10 apprentice vacancies in groundwork, plant operations and plant maintenance

Employer

  1. MDS Civil Engineering

About the apprenticeship 

General construction operatives have a wide range of skills and are needed right across a building site, so it’s no surprise they are in demand. They work alongside skilled tradespeople, helping to build everything from a new home to a motorway flyover.

Operatives are involved in projects from start to finish and follow all the safety procedures in place to prevent anyone being hurt or injured.

Typical duties include:

  • Mixing and pouring concrete to make foundations, beams or floors
  • Mark out the area for the site using string lines strung between stakes, and put up huts, ladders, barriers and safety signs
  • Laying drainage pipes, pavements and manhole covers
  • Operating hand machinery such as drills, pumps and compressors.

During the apprenticeship you will learn all aspects of the job over a 2-3 year period; you must be committed to working towards NVQ Level 2 in General construction operations – plant operation or plant maintenance.

Apply today

For more information, or if you have any questions please call Ian on 0791 917 5576
To apply email your cv to Ian.gould@citb.co.uk

Closing date is: 30 November 2016

Benefits of an apprenticeship

  • Develop skills that will last throughout your construction career
  • Quality training you will learn on the job with industry experts 
  • Gain qualifications which will help you build for the future.              

Many of UK's construction companies are run today by people who started as an apprentice.

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