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Apprentice Supervisor - 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 looking to start your career with an Apprenticeship? Join us as an Apprentice Supervisor at Tarmac, based at our Norwich site in Norfolk. You'll get experience in various tasks that will help develop your skills, qualify and allow you to progress within the business!

Main description

Duties may include:

Planning and overseeing milling operations for removing old road surfaces, preparing the surface for laying with sweeping & spraying operations and ensuring safety of all supply chain work:

Lining, signs, etc.​
Planning and overseeing health and safety on site/lorry movements/permits, risk assessments etc and building an understanding of how to lead health and safety investigations
Linking between the different functions within the business, bringing teams together ​
Planning and overseeing laying of materials and material orders

This will include: measuring of roads and the planning of the job, learning how to deal with site hazards, learning how to carry out inductions, briefings and authorisations​
Accurate daily recording of works completed including assessing costs and valuations​
This is a great opportunity to have hand on experience and get involved in the laying of materials process from start to finish. Rest assured we don’t expect you to hit the ground running from day 1- you will initially start out by shadowing a supervisor or project manager​
You’ll have the opportunity to develop your business knowledge and share any best practices you observe. We’ll value you as a fresh pair of eyes to support the site teams in improving quality, processes and production, we want you to build the confidence to challenge, think about new ways of working and help our business to improve! ​
You’ll support Managers to manage their teams and functions whilst being involved in operations
You will play a key role in important projects to help improve the way we work and deliver added value ​to our clients who you will have interaction with
You’ll play an important role in driving a positive culture, challenging us when something doesn’t feel right, or where there are opportunities to improve our safety performance
Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!​

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade 4) Essential

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Training provided

Bedford College

Civil Engineering Senior Technician Level 4 (Higher National Certificate)

  • Civil Engineering Senior Technician Higher Apprenticeship 
  • A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment
  • The apprentice will have one day release to attend Bedford College 
  • Tarmac Core skills programme

Things to consider

  • Working outside, during all seasons of the calendar.
  • Physical role with travel included.
  • Age: 18 due to equipment on site.
  • Driving Licence: Required due to travel between sites.

Future Prospects

Progression onto a supervisor role. 

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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