Technical Apprentice

Division
Redrow Homes South West
Department
Technical
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
Bristol - South West
Summary

Technical is involved in every stage of the house building process, from initial feasibility studies on a piece of land to the delivery of final layouts to our sales teams. As such, it’s the best place to be if you’re keen to experience the bigger picture.

Our technical teams think about every single detail so that we create beautifully designed homes that have superb ‘kerb appeal’. For each location, they create the architectural and engineering designs that will form the basis of the new development. They’ll provide working drawings to our build teams, but their involvement doesn’t end there. Far from it. They’ll be on hand to provide expert advice at every stage of the construction process. Join us here, and you can expect to be everything from an architect, highway designer, landscape designer, structural engineer and an interior designer all in the same day.

It all makes for a hugely varied career. Whatever your role, you can expect to play an integral part in the entire development lifecycle. You’ll also work with a wide range of people. The professional face of Redrow, you’ll engage with everyone from local planning authorities and county councils to the Environment Agency and the fire service. At every stage of the process, you’ll take real pride in the award-winning developments you’ll be helping to create.

You will be working towards a level 3 qualification in Construction in the Built Environment and a level 3 NVQ in either Engineering or Design, with the option of progressing on to further education. 

What we are looking for

To join our industry-leading programme, you’ll need at least 5 GCSEs at A* - C ( 9 - 4) including Maths and English as a preference.

During this 2 year programme, you will:

Be mentored by experienced staff in their field

Understand the commercial pressures and demands of a modern housebuilding development

Take active part in projects that test and develop your abilities, independent thinking and challenge and have a genuine impact on the business

 

This fantastic career oppertunity starts with our initial apprenticeship wage of £5 per hour.This would increase in your second year with the aim being to secure a permanent position on completion of your course.

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.