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Apprentice Groundworker - MDS Civil Engineering



25th January 2024

Employer description

MDS Civil Engineering Ltd. From Inception to Conclusion. Specialists in Groundwork and Civil Engineering, Housing, Commercial and Infrastructure, we get involved from viabilities, land purchase, design and construction. Utilising the latest cut and fill programmes and digitised taking off systems produces a comprehensive bill of quantities from a fully computerised estimating package. Advice is given at an early stage to minimise construction costs and produce the best end result.

Main description

As part of this role you will be required to study towards the Groundworker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute. 

Groundworks Apprentice: 

To learn all aspects of groundworks whilst working onsite with experienced operatives including drainage, foundations, road and footpath construction, slab laying, curb laying, construction of driveways as a brief outline of what you may be doing
Groundworkers prepare a construction site for the shallow foundation of a new home/building

Main duties include:

Removing sewage, redirecting waterways by flow or pumping, concreting the proposed site and laying both curbs and flagstones
To work on site learning and assisting experienced groundworkers
Duties will vary depending on what works are being carried out on site
Day to day contact is Nicky Collins

Training to be provided

As part of this role, you will be required to study towards the Groundworker Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard at Colchester Institute
College attendance for this course will be 1 day per week at the Colchester Campus

Entry Requirements

GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade A*-E/9-2 or equivalent) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Hardworking, Listening Skills, Willing to Learn

Things to consider

The role is working outside and will involve working in all weathers

Future Prospects

We always try to promote from within wherever possible, so, for a hardworking individual who works to a high standard, there may be future opportunities to progress within the company once the apprenticeship is completed.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 26/07/2024




This job is located in Halstead, Essex

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