What will the apprentice be doing on site

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone with a keen interest in construction to undertake an apprenticeship in groundworks . Working with a Civil Engineering and Groundworker company but delivers Infrastructure, Highway, Housing , Site enabling and Remedial works, the successful candidate will be carry out a range of ground worker duties, learning the skills involved through a combination of on the job training and theoretical learning provided buy a course provider.

The candidate will be expected to become part of a team on site, and have a willingness to undertake various tasks throughout the course of each day/week. Some of the types of work the candidate will be undertaking are listed below, but not limited to:

• Assisting excavation of foundations
• Checking levels
• Interpreting plans and marking the information on the ground
• Understanding and installation of various types of pipework
• Working with various materials from timber to concrete to steel
• Supervising excavations
• Laying of kerbs, edgings and slabs
• A general understanding of basic machinery and power tools
• Working safely within a construction environment

There would also be training and use of basic hand tools, laser levels, concrete breakers, pumps, disc cutters, basic power tools and the potential to progress onto gaining machinery tickets such as dumper and roller (subject to training and age requirements.)

Are there restrictions

Due to site insurances, apprentice will need to be aged 18+

What sort of candidate are you looking for

Hard working.
Happy to work outdoors in all weather.
A good work ethic- being prepared to muck in where needed.
Good time keeper.
Conscientious and determined to succeed.

Essential qualities

The right candiate will :

• Have a willingness to learn.
• Be able to take instruction from others.
• Be pro-active and able to take initiative.
• Have good organisation skills.
• Have the ability to work in a team.
• Not be afraid to work outside in all weathers.
* Be 18+ due to site insurance restrictions.

Desirable qualities

A driving license is not essential but would be preferable. If no license, then must have access to good transport links.

Qualifications Required

Minimum Grade D/3 GCSE Maths & English or equivalent.


Reference MBP-0001-22
Location Norwich
Apprenticeship Groundworker
Level Intermediate (L2)

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Building 262B, Scottow Enterprise Park, Lamas Road, Badersfield, Scottow, NR10 5FB
01603 737739
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