Coronavirus (COVID-19): to find out how we can support you with your apprenticeship including if you have been affected by redundancy, read our updated information.

Highway Maintenance Apprenticeship – Highway Inspector VIA EAST MIDLANDS LIMITED

Are you looking for a role that can launch your career within the Construction and Highways Industry? Via currently has fantastic opportunities to join our Network Management Team as an Apprentice Highway Inspector you will undertake the Highways Maintenance Apprenticeship training based at various depot locations across the Nottinghamshire County.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37 hours per week, exact shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067554

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Highway Inspector Apprentice, you will gain first-rate training and mentoring through our very own ‘Via Training Centre’ along with hands on experience and the practical qualifications to prove it! Throughout the training period you will work toward and achieve the Highways Maintenance Apprenticeship Standard, level 2 as well as gaining additional nationally recognised industry qualifications eg: NRSWA

About the role:

Within your role you will work under the support and direction of experienced Highway Inspectors delivering highway maintenance, inspection and construction works.

You will also assist with highway planned inspections and enquiries that have been logged by other departments, stakeholders, clients and customers. You’ll also undertake construction projects and support the team on site. You’ll carry out general labouring and driving duties and assist the Highways Maintenance Operatives and Inspectors in their daily duties, including, inspections, customer enquiries, tarmacking, concreting, and various other groundworks duties. You’ll help to ensure that works are completed on time, to budget and in compliance with all health and safety and relevant legislation.

As part of your role you will gain an understanding of the documentation and specifications associated with highway inspections, maintenance and construction works. You’ll undertake routine daily checks of vehicles and plant in accordance with legal requirements and report any damages or defects found.

As part of your training you will also learn how to use, and become competent in operating light plant and other construction equipment, such as Road Rollers, Breakers and Stihl Saws!

If the role sounds like something that would be of interest, we would love to hear from you!

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will gain a level 2 in Highways Maintenance

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will offboard this apprenticeship as an Highways Inspector in our Highways Team in our Network Managment divison


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4 minimum) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4 minimum) Essential

About the employer

We are a major employer in Nottinghamshire with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff based at a number of different locations throughout the county.

Employer

VIA EAST MIDLANDS LIMITED

Address

Via East Midlands Ltd

Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe Business Park

Eakring Road

NG22 8ST

Contact

Via Jobs

viajobs@viaem.co.uk

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


Training

Training provider

VIA EAST MIDLANDS LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Highways maintenance skilled operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Aug 2022