Construction Support Technician/Administrator Apprenticeship

CHANDOS CIVIL ENGINEERING LIMITED

Cheadle Hulme Stockport, SK8 6QL

Closes in 24 days (Sunday 18 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Summary

Due to expansion, Chandos Civil Engineering based in Cheadle Hulme are looking for a buying and procurement technician to join our office team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and well established Civil Engineering firm working across the North West.

Annual wage
£15,000 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Construction support technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • CONSTRUCTION SUPPORT TECHNICIAN Level 3 Standard qualification.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Chandos House Oak Green Business Park Earl Road

Cheadle Hulme Stockport

SK8 6QL

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

SALFORD CITY COLLEGE

Your training course

Construction support technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply and integrate appropriate mathematical and technical knowledge in the completion of built environment site and/or office processes to contribute to the coordination of construction projects.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations and procedures. Identify and document risks and hazards. Apply statutory and company environmental and safe working practices. Produce construction project risk assessment and method statements.
  • Communicate verbally to internal and external stakeholders using a range of techniques in line with company policies.
  • Interpret and abstract contract documentation to develop site solutions.
  • Apply digital construction processes to produce resource lists from tender and contract documentation.
  • The use of project tendering, measurement and costing systems to assist with the planning of schedules of work and to provide early warning of problems for all contract phases on site.
  • Plan, carry out and manage own work in line with management requirements, assessing tasks, scheduling work, achieving deadlines, reviewing performance and keeping records of work undertaken.
  • Apply sustainable principles and low carbon processes in order to implement site environmental solutions.
  • Use information technology. For example, for document creation, communication, and information management. Comply with GDPR and cyber security.
  • Plan and undertake continued professional development (CPD) to maintain and enhance competence in their own area of practice.
  • Communicate in written form to internal and external stakeholders using a range of techniques and reporting mechanisms in line with company policies, using construction and built environment terminology.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade 9-4/A*-C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Motivated
    • Reliable

    About this company

    We’re not your typical civil engineering firm. We are a leading, forward-thinking groundworks company based in the North West of England. Our clients include some of the largest house builders and contractors in the UK, working on a wide variety of schemes such as new build housing, schools, hospitals, supermarkets, stadiums, universities and commercial buildings. Making sure you’re 100% happy every step of the way is just one of the many things that sets us apart. Since our formation in 2003, Chandos Civil Engineering has experienced significant growth and we now employ a strong workforce in excess of 250 people. Our success is based on striving constantly to improve in all areas of the business to create an excellent service to our clients – resulting in a profitable company which is highly respected within the industry, allowing us to invest in the best people, plant and equipment. Through creating an environment which is satisfying to work in, provides a platform for people to grow and advance their careers and flourish both inside and outside of the work environment.

    https://www.chandoscivils.com/about/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potential progression onto further Apprenticeship training or a full-time position upon successful completion of the initial apprenticeship.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    SALFORD CITY COLLEGE

    Mary Takhar

    mary.takhar@salfordcc.ac.uk

    01616315555

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263374.

    Apply now

    Closes in 24 days (Sunday 18 August at 11:59pm)

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