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Apprentice Laboratory Technician TD CONSTRUCTION TESTING LTD

Apprentice Laboratory Technician required to carry out testing of construction materials for an independent UKAS accredited testing laboratory based in St Helens.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm with half an hour lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001693993

  • Positions

    2 available

Work alongside the Lab Section Manager, Senior Technicians and a small team of technicians, duties will include:

  • Testing soils, aggregates, concrete and asphalt for density and strength
  • Filling out all test documentation correctly
  • Checking equipment calibration status
  • Undertaking sampling preparation
  • Lifting of bags weighing between 20-25 kilos
  • Other ad-hoc laboratory duties as requested by senior staff
  • Training will be provided by the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good level of attention to detail and good mathematical skills
  • Good communication skills and able to work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Mature attitude
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Keen to learn and grow with the company
  • Able to work in a safe manner and use equipment safely

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

This is a growing company with good career prospects for the right candidate. The previous apprentice has recently been promoted to senior laboratory technician. 

Things to consider

Consider a travel plan to make sure you can get to the vacancy.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Accredited Construction Materials Testing Laboratory company who provide UKAS accredited material testing services to the construction industry, nationwide. Projects include: Manchester Airport, Trafford Park Line (Metrolink), University of Central Lancashire and HS2.

Employer

TD CONSTRUCTION TESTING LTD

Address

40

Lord Street

St. Helens

WA10 2SD

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Training

Training provider

ST HELENS CHAMBER LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by St Helens Chamber Limited

Contact

Adam Gardam 01744 742103 adam.gardam@sthelenschamber.com

Laboratory Technician Level 3.

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)


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