Via East Midlands Limited

Highway Maintenance Apprenticeship – Highway Inspector - Intermediate (Level 2)

Via East Midlands Limited (Employer)

Via East Midlands Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,000.00
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 37 hours per week, exact shifts to be confirmed
18 months (duration)
12 September 2022(start date)
2 positions available
19 August 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you looking for a role that can launch your career within the Construction and Highways Industry? Via currently has fantastic opportunities to join our Network Management Team as an Apprentice Highway Inspector you will undertake the Highways Maintenance Apprenticeship training based at various depot locations across the Nottinghamshire County.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Highway Inspector Apprentice, you will gain first-rate training and mentoring through our very own ‘Via Training Centre’ along with hands on experience and the practical qualifications to prove it! Throughout the training period you will work toward and achieve the Highways Maintenance Apprenticeship Standard, level 2 as well as gaining additional nationally recognised industry qualifications eg: NRSWA

About the role:

Within your role you will work under the support and direction of experienced Highway Inspectors delivering highway maintenance, inspection and construction works.

You will also assist with highway planned inspections and enquiries that have been logged by other departments, stakeholders, clients and customers. You’ll also undertake construction projects and support the team on site. You’ll carry out general labouring and driving duties and assist the Highways Maintenance Operatives and Inspectors in their daily duties, including, inspections, customer enquiries, tarmacking, concreting, and various other groundworks duties. You’ll help to ensure that works are completed on time, to budget and in compliance with all health and safety and relevant legislation.

As part of your role you will gain an understanding of the documentation and specifications associated with highway inspections, maintenance and construction works. You’ll undertake routine daily checks of vehicles and plant in accordance with legal requirements and report any damages or defects found.

As part of your training you will also learn how to use, and become competent in operating light plant and other construction equipment, such as Road Rollers, Breakers and Stihl Saws!

If the role sounds like something that would be of interest, we would love to hear from you!

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

You will gain a level 2 in Highways Maintenance

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will offboard this apprenticeship as an Highways Inspector in our Highways Team in our Network Managment divison

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4 minimum) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4 minimum) Essential
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