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Engineering Administrator Apprenticeship Persimmon Homes

Persimmon Homes Lancashire require an administrator to support our busy technical department. Based at our Lancaster office, the successful candidate will be required to undertake administrative duties and support associated with our Engineering department.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    28 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The candidate will require a good level of motivation, organisation, communication and an ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Candidates must have good experience in working with Microsoft packages such as Outlook, Excel, Microsoft and CAD experience would be beneficial.

Duties to include but not exhaustive of:

  • Co-ordinating updates to designs following revisions to layouts
  • Liaising with Site Surveyor and providing plot setting-out Co-ordinates
  • Processing of S104/S278 and S38 agreements. Tracking and filing all incoming and outgoing bond agreements
  • Completion of Bond Application forms
  • Management of Engineering department document control (Electronic and paper copies)
  • Arrangement of sub-contractor payments
  • Co-ordination of client extras
  • Handling customer care requests, providing information where applicable or distribution to team members
  • Co-ordinating information and uploads for Warranty engineering conditions
  • Collation of MMP (Materials Management Plan) data
  • Co-ordination of information uploads for legal and conveyancing services including handling email enquiries
  • BT rebate applications and data flow

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook. Cad experience beneficial
  • Able to work to Deadlines
  • Ability to keep accurate up to date document files and data handling
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work as a team and demonstration of ability to work independently
  • Ability to adapt to new challenges
  • Self motivated Positive
  • Organised Professional
  • Able to accept feedback and react accordingly

Desired qualifications

  • 4 GCSE's Grade C/4 or above or equivalent (must include maths and English)

Future prospects

  • Apprentice Engineer

About the employer

Building over 13,500 beautifully-designed new homes a year in more than 350 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be one of the UK’s most successful house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.

Each home we build is constructed with care by a dedicated team, be that the technicians behind the scenes in the office, the skilled craftspeople on site, or our professional salespeople – all of whom work together to deliver the highest standards of design, construction and service.

Founded in 1972 by Life President Duncan Davidson, and with headquarters in historic York, the Group is made up of a network of 31 regional operating businesses, giving nationwide coverage. Building places to call home from North of Scotland through to the South West of England.


Persimmon Homes


Persimmon House

Lancaster Business Park, Caton Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lancaster & Morecambe College


Charlie Helme 01524 521483

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Relevant training will be provided through Lancaster and Morecambe College. In order to successfully complete the Business Administration Apprenticeship Programme, subject to attending an Apprenticeship Preparation Training Session here at Lancaster and Morecambe College.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Jul 2022