Street Works Administration Apprentice (35946) OPUS UTILITY SOLUTIONS LTD

The role will be fast paced and varied, you will need to be well organised and have excellent IT skills. To provide administrative assistance to the Streetworks Team and contribute to departmental and other targets.

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

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8.30am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    17 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

A normal day would include:

• Operating office systems, processing documents, maintaining accurate records and accessing information in the support of streetworks activities
• Providing administrative support and assistance in an efficient and effective manner to contribute to the achievement of the departmental objectives. These duties, where appropriate, include but are not limited to, preparing work files and all supporting documentation, scheduling operational site visits, co-ordinating 3rd party enquiries, etc
• Resolving enquires from both internal and external parties
• Compiling information, as necessary, to support the development of Management Information
• Organising departmental telephone-conferences and management meetings, organising the agendas and taking the minutes for those meetings, as required
• Organising team meetings and preparing documentation, as required

How you will be supported;
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next;
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there;
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

The training you will be getting

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 business admin qualification.

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Time management skills, Able to work independently, Hardworking, Willing to learn, Good timekeeping, Personable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

Opus Utility Solutions is a privately owned civil engineering and multi utility company based in Manchester, UK. Established over 15 years ago and a workforce of over 50, we have worked hard to develop a reputation as a well run business that you can trust to deliver on time and on budget. Our company was founded in 2003 and we remain incredibly proud of our values, reputation and most importantly the quality of our work that we deliver to our many clients. Opus currently counts a number of FTSE 250 contractors as clients. Opus Utility Solutions core services include groundwork’s, multi-utility installations, ad reinstatement works. Opus is also able to offer both Hotbox and Grab Wagon hire.








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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

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Jun 2024