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Challenge yourself, develop new skills and help us deliver quality construction projects for satisfied clients. Surround yourself with innovative and forward-thinking people, all pushing in the same direction. Your role will be to assist in the reporting of HSEQ standards and promote and encourage increased safety awareness. 3 days or more from summer time you will be based at the Tyne Bridge.

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 16:30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Overall Objective:​

  • To assist in the reporting of HSEQ standards on Esh Group Sites
  • To promote and encourage increased safety awareness with particular promotion of the Esh Safe Brand (Everyone Safely Home)

Key Accountabilities:

  • The role will involve assisting in undertaking regular HSEQ inspections on our Construction Sites, Plant Yard and offices.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of management systems including ISO 9001(Quality) ISO 14001 (Environmental) ISO 45001 (Health and Safety) and ISO 50001 (Energy Management)
  • Support the Esh Group Health and Safety Team in the development and implementation of H&S policies and procedures
  • Submit accurate documentation to the Esh Group Health and Safety Manager/Director
  • Support the integration of existing technology used by the company including Field view/Viewpoint
  • It is not possible for this document to totally encompass or define all tasks that may be required of the post holder. The outlined duties may therefore vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility

General Responsibilities:

  • The Group is committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the post holder will be expected to contribute to maintaining standards to ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation
  • To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities
  • To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect

Key Measurements:

  • Updating statistics /registers
  • Compilation of safety KPIs and safety meeting minutes
  • Submission of accurate documentation in a timely manner
  • Satisfaction levels/feedback from site visits and HSEQ advisors
  • Ongoing improvement targets set by line manager
  • General administration duties

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

  • Level 3 Safety, Health and Environment Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Training to be delivered in the workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship, for the right candidate, there is a full time position available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent 2 other subjects (Grade 4-9 (A*-C) or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English, maths and ICT (Grade 4-9 (A*-C) or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Esh Construction is the main trading arm of Esh Group, one of the region’s leading privately-owned construction, development, and property services businesses. Operating across the North of England we provide civil engineering, affordable housing, refurbishment, private housing and commercial build services to the private and public sector. Our founding company Lumsden & Carroll Civil Engineering dates back to 1970, and our steady growth to date is testament to our knowledgeable workforce who work collaboratively with our clients to deliver outstanding projects. We have an uncompromising focus on health, safety and quality, and promote a culture that empowers our workforce to be forward thinking and innovative. We are committed to eliminating carbon from our operations by 2040 and to be a ‘truly local’ contractor; supporting the communities and economies in the areas we work through our Queen’s Award winning ‘Constructing Local’ strategy.




Esh House

Bowburn North Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Safety, health and environment technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply click on the 'apply now' button at the bottom of the job description page.

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

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Closing date: 03 Mar 2023