Apprentice Project Manager KELTBRAY LIMITED

Keltbray are offering an exciting opportunity for someone to join the Rail division working on live projects undertaking a Level 4 Project Management Apprenticeship. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside an experience team within the Rail sector whilst undertaking an Apprenticeship in Project Management.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pension Health care scheme

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30 am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To plan, control and implement multi-disciplinary projects in order to deliver business benefits in accordance with project scope, meet requirements/legislations for safety and environment, quality and value for money, meet specifications and agreed targets for cost and time scale and manage a team. Liaise with the client and local authorities in a professional manner on behalf of Keltbray.

As this role does require some travel a driving license and use of a vehicle is essential

Primary Tasks and Duties:

Project Management

- Build, review and submit project programmes

- Produce monthly/quarterly progress reports

- Lead team progress meetings

Construction Management

- Produce resource allocation sheets/ Site diaries sheets

- Integration planning

- Resource/rostering

- Fatigue management

- Competency placement  

- Resource level allocation


- Support the monitoring of subcontractor and supplier performance.

- Understanding different forms of contract.

- Understanding commercial process, EWN, CR, PMR and applications etc

HR & Training

- Compliance management

- Assisting with employee relations matters

- Participate in the planning and organisation of employee training and development programmes


- Assist with setting out, levelling, and surveying the construction site.

- Support the overseeing of quality control.

- Ensure compliance with construction drawings and record any variances.


- Production and review of CDM paperwork

- Correlation of HSE Data and reports

- Assist with incident investigation

On site

- Undertake several day/night and weekend shifts to see how works are delivered against the plan

The training you will be getting

You will undertake a Level 4 Apprenticeship in Project Management with a private training provider. This will consist of attending lessons delivered on-line whereby you will receive the support and training from a specialist team of Lecturers. You will also be allocated a Skills coach to offer you 1-1 support throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship with Keltbray. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once you have successfully completed your Level 4 Apprenticeship, there will opportunities to progress onto a Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship and also to work towards chartership of your chosen professional membership. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

Keltbray work collaboratively with our customers to deliver critical national infrastructure projects across England , as well as major built environment and flood alleviation projects in our towns and cities. Our goals are to: ● Grow: turnover, margin and customer satisfaction ● Improve: operational delivery, reliability and outcomes ● Sustain: our people, communities and the environment




11 Westmayne Industrial Park, Bramston Way



SS15 6TP


Gerry O' Rourke

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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

Associate project manager

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

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