Apprentice Groundworker

What will the apprentice be doing on site

EN:Able Futures, an award winning apprenticeship employer, are partnering with Eurovia, who are offering a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Groundworker to work with their team.

Eurovia is a global contracting and production business that specialises in all forms of surfacing, plus bitumen and asphalt manufacturing into the highway, commercial and airfield sectors. They have been delivering these services for over 40 years and are focused on providing services that meet the needs of the local communities and the people we serve.

Relevant information about the project

As an Apprentice Groundworker you will learn how to undertake the following day to day tasks:-

• Conform with productive working practices and completing the work in accordance with the programme of work
• Interpret and follow verbal and written work instructions from supervisors and site managers
• Access, interpret and use drawings and specifications
• Select the required resources including tools and fixtures
• Move, handle and store resources complying with relevant legislation & guidance
• Use and maintain power tools and equipment (including compactor plates, boning rods, portable power tools, levels, straight edges, lines, pins and laser equipment)
• Gauge and mix mortars and concrete by hand and by mixer
• Select and use basic setting out equipment including tape measures, levels, straight edges, lines and pins, boning rods and laser equipment under guidance of the supervisor
• Install, maintain and remove temporary protection and safety arrangements for the work area relating to barriers and temporary structures, including protection, safety notices and safety lighting
• Install and test basic drainage and ducting
• Measure, mark, cut and install geo-membranes to stabilise soil for re-instatement and excavations
• Transport and place, then compact and finish concrete to slabs/bases, footing oversights, paths, form slab edgings including positioning reinforcement and kerbs
• Set out and lay flags, paviours and edging to paths, driveways and other areas
• Install ironworks relating to access covers and frames, and gully grates and frames including preparatory brickwork
• Locate and excavate to expose buried utility services using electronic location instruments
• Form and reinstate excavations and surfaces to sub-grades, sub-bases and road bases
• Prepare to, then direct and guide the movement of vehicles, plant or machinery

Essential qualities

The Successful candidate will:-
• Demonstrate an interest for working within the construction industry
• Be a team player
• Be of physical ability (this job requires manual handling)
• Be able to work within all weather conditions

Qualifications Required

3 x GCSE’s grades A-D / 4-9 including Maths and English

Relevant information about the site

The successful applicant will work towards a Level 2 Groundworker qualification, which will take 24 months (plus additional End Point Assessment) and will consist of 80% practical work on site, and 20% theoretical work at Hartlepool College.


37.5 Hours Per Week. Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:00

£7.50 Per Hour

Summary

Reference EUR-0001-23
Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Apprenticeship Apprentice Groundworker
Level Level 2 (Intermediate)
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