Construction Operative Apprentice - Wembley Park

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title Construction Operative Apprentice
Location
Wembley Park
Reference Code
BW204
Contract hours

On site for four days per week and attend college for one day a week.

Most site hours are Monday to Friday 08.00-17.00.

Salary

£200 p/week

Number of vacancies 1
Potential qualification and progress 

NVQ Level 2 in Construction Operatives

Estimated start date

 ASAP

Length of apprenticeship

12-24 months

Eligibility criteria

Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade 2 or above in English and Maths.

Application closing date

20 September 2019

Summary

 

To be a construction operative, you will need a good level of fitness, a basic knowledge of building methods and an understanding of the materials used in construction. At the start of a job, you will help to prepare the site, unload and store building materials and once the work gets underway.

 

On completion of NVQ L2 in construction operatives you will gain your blue trade specific CSCS card which enables you to work as a qualified construction operative. There are also opportunities to progress into plant operations or into site supervisory or management roles.

 


The role and responsibilities

  • Ground working – marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations
  • Form working – putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds the concrete in place
  • Steel fixing – bending and fixing the bars used to reinforce concrete structures
  • Steel piling – fixing steel sheets together to form temporary retaining walls for excavation work
  • Concreting – layering and smoothing concrete for foundations, floors and beams
  • Road working – concreting, laying kerbs, paving and re-surfacing

 Skills and experience

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • A good head for heights and sense of balance
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Good co-ordination skills and a methodical approach
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player
  • Applicants need to have at least an Entry Level 3 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade 2 or above in English and Maths.

Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.