Apprentice Site Supervisor BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

Are you looking to start your career? Our Early Careers programme gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself and be part of the solution to make the world work better. The Early Careers programme we offer has been carefully developed by the business so that you will become the best professional you can be.

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

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Closing date: 19 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday Shifts tbc

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Site Supervisor will include:

  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients
  • Assisting with organisation and updating of site documentation
  • Create and display information posters on site notice boards for operatives and visitors
  • Assist the Site/Project Manager with compiling photos and quality records required by the client and employer’s agents
  • Assist the site team with monitoring stock and ordering tools and materials
  • Record, control and report on progress on the project
  • Assist the site operations team with ensuring that subcontractor HSE paperwork is received on time and contains the correct information
  • Assisting the site operations team with HSE checks and records
  • Take a positive approach by reporting to Site Managers safety issues on site 
  • Assist the site team with checking the quality of work by our subcontractors, both interim and final handover inspections
  • Report any issues with damaged materials or damage to finished works to Site Managers

The training you will be getting

  • A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment 
  • Functional skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Balfour Beatty aims to offer permanent roles to all successful apprentices at the end of their training agreement wherever possible and to supporting continuing professional development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Various Subjects (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

This role will be based at one of 3 locations within Lincolnshire - Sleaford Sturton and Horncastle. A flexible approach to work and able to adapt to change (you may be required to travel as part of the programme) Eligibility to live and work in the UK at the time of joining Full UK Driving Licence at time of joining

About the employer

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.




Lancaster House

36 Orchard Street




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Construction site supervisor

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Stage one: getting to know you: We will be asking you to complete a short questionnaire which looks at behaviours, preferences, and experiences in relation to different aspects of your working/professional life. Stage two: In-person or online interview: The final stage of our recruitment journey and is where we get to meet you in person, either in one of our offices, or online via Teams.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Apr 2024