Balfour Beatty

About the role

Materials Technician Apprentice Level 3 Hinckley

Qualifications needed: 5 GCSE at A – C including Maths, English and a Science

Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

About us:

Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

About the role:

Our aim is for you to participate in our Materials Technician Apprentice development programme and work toward professional status.

You will study for and be expected to pass Advanced (level 3) Laboratory TechnicianApprenticeship.

The typical durationfor this apprenticeship is 2 years.

What you’ll be doing

What youll be doing:

  • Ensure all work is undertaken safely in accordance with required processes
  • Undertake testing of materials including aggregates, concrete and asphalt in accordance with required standards, in the laboratory and on construction sites.
  • Comply with the high standards of work required by the Quality Management Systems to required deadlines
  • Maintain equipment to required standards as required by the Laboratory Manager
  • Proactively communicate with senior staff to ensure effective communication
  • Attend training courses and assessments as required by the apprenticeship standard and Balfour Beatty and maintain training records

Who we’re looking for

Who were looking for:

  • You will be able to solve problems and to pick up new ways of working quickly with minimum direction, working collaboratively as part of a team and independently.
  • 5 GCSEs Maths, English or Sciences (GCSEs at grades C or above or grade 4 or above)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Flexibility to work out of hours including night and weekend working as part of a rota
  • Willing to travel to various locations in UK
  • Creative & innovative

The following qualities/experience are also desirable:

  • Work experience or Part time employment

Why work for us

Salary & benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered.

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Closing Date applications are open until 27th April 2020, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible as CVs will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis.

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (Two Ticks) symbol and we are a member of Stonewalls Diversity Champions programme.

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