Apprentice Highways Maintenance Operative 2021 - Warwickshire and Solihull - Intermediate (Level 2)

Balfour Beatty (Employer)

Telford College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £11,559.00
39.0 hours per week This role includes early starts, working shifts and eventually you may work evenings and weekends
24 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
26 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have an opportunity for an apprentice to join us, working within a team on our Herefordshire Highway Contract for the local Borough Council, where we maintain their roads and footways; carrying out small repairs through to major highway regeneration schemes, working right at the heart of communities.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Deliver Highways works efficiently and safely for the local area
  • Liaise with members of the client team and the public to ensure that the client’s needs are met
  • Work as part of a team to deliver reactive, emergency and other types of highways works in all weathers
  • Be responsible for onsite Health and Safety at all times
  • Routine and reactive repairs, emergency call out and winter maintenance (gritting).
  • Out of Hours Standby (on a rota basis)

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will attend college and study for and be expected to pass intermediate (level 2) Apprenticeship Highways Maintenance within 2 years

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, we will look to explore further opportunities within Balfour Beatty and further development of you and your career.

Reality Check

This role will require the successful candidate to work outside in any weather.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 9-4) Desired
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About the employer

We deliver services to the creation and care of infrastructure assets, including investment, project design, financing and management, engineering and construction, and facilities management.

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