12/02/2019 Balfour Beatty Watford

Materials Technician Apprentice 2019 – Level 3 – Watford

  • Sector: construction, engineering
  • Location: Watford
  • Level: 3
Materials Technician Apprentice 2019 – Level 3 – Watford

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Materials Technician Apprentice – Level 3 – Avonmouth

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

Closing Date – applications are open until 29th April 2019, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

About us:

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll 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 Technician Apprenticeship.

The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 2 years.

What you’ll 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:

  • 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

Salary & Benefits:

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

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and what’s involved in the scheme visit the website here and view the profiles of our current apprentices across the Group.

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