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Apprentice Operative - Highways Maintenance - TARMAC TRADING LIMITED



30th January 2024

Employer description

TARMAC has 150 years of experience and heritage to our name, we’re a national network of local businesses, combining the knowledge and expertise of two of the construction industry’s most iconic brands:

Tarmac, pioneers and inventors of the modern road, and Blue Circle, the company that patented Portland Cement. We employ around 7,000 people across a network of more than 400 sites across the UK. Tarmac is part of CRH, the world's leading building materials business.

Are you looking to start your career with an Apprenticeship? Join us as an Apprentice Operative in Highways Maintenance at Tarmac, based from our Norwich Site in Norfolk. You'll  get experience in various tasks that will help develop your skills, qualify and allow you to progress!

Main description

Duties may include: ​

Working as part of a highways maintenance team you will gain an understanding of road surfacing and construction materials ​
Developing skills on mobile plant equipment ​
Attend, participate and understand the content of the daily briefing and any site specific inductions  ​
Fully understand site risk assessments prior to starting work on every occasion and make suggestions to the Team Leader to reduce or remove any identified risks
Display a pro-active attitude to health and safety and report any near hits to the Team Leader, stopping any witnessed unsafe behaviour
Liaise with customers & general public to ensure the highest level of safety is maintained Contribute to keeping the working environment safe, ensuring our high standards are maintained ​
Be a role model in your approach to Health and Safety ​
Work collaboratively to build a culture of continuous improvement through teamwork and communication  ​
Maintaining a clean and safe working environment and ensuring safety comes before anything else
Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent English Language and Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness

Training provided

The apprentice will gain a level 2 (GCSE equivalent) qualification as a Highways Maintenance Skilled Operative
The Apprentice must be able to travel to Kings Lynn (PE31 6RH) for college, which will be block release
Functional Skills in English and maths if required

Things to consider

The role involves working outside, during all seasons of the calendar.

Physical role with travel to various sites.

Future Prospects

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, successful candidates will move into permanent Highways Maintenance 'Operative' positions

Operatives work as part of an Asphalt machine lay gang, working on a variety of schemes, standard Local Authority Streetworks as well as private, industrial and commercial works

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 29/02/2024




This job is located in Norwich, Norfolk

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