Bricklaying Apprenticeships

Division
Redrow Homes East Midlands
Department
Construction
Number of positions for this role
2
Location
Foxbridge Manor DE74 2SN, Hugglescote Grange LE67 2BT
Summary

ABOUT THE ROLE

Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is passionate about bricklaying and other aspects of building to join as an Apprentice Bricklayer. As part of the apprenticeship you will be studying a L2 in Bricklaying which will include both theory and practical with one of Redrow’s chosen training partners.

Redrow has a proud reputation for building distinctive and high quality homes across England and Wales. We have 16 different departments who all work together to complete one goal, and that is to effectively Design, Build and Sell luxury homes.

As a Trade Apprentice with Redrow, you will join the next generation of house builders, fulfil your passion and start gaining skills needed to build the incredible communities that Redrow are well known for. Housebuilding is an exciting industry and this is the perfect way to kick-start your career. If you want to start earning while gaining the skills, and qualifications, then Redrow’s Trade Apprentice programme is perfect for you!

Your time as a Trade Apprentice will be split between working outdoors on site with an experienced tradesperson learning from their years of expertise and college based study that will leave you with the essential industry qualification. It takes time to learn the quality and skills necessary to be the best and we are looking for candidates who are willing to commit the time needed to achieve the best.

Responsible to: Area Construction Manager / Site Manager / Assistant Site Manager / Apprentice Co-ordinator

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

  2. Set out and build brickwork, including complex arches and surrounding brickwork, curved on plan, concave and convex brickwork and battered brickwork.

  3. Mixing mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer.

  4. Laying the bricks on top of each other and applying the mortar with a trowel.

  5. Shape and trim bricks/blocks using hammers, chisels and power tools.

  6. Use of laser levels, spirit levels, optical levels and string lines to check that courses are straight, horizontally and vertically, and laid to a gauge.

  7. Operating equipment on site in a safe manner.

Rate of Pay:

Starting salary £5.36 an hour (reviewed yearly based on progression). 

What we are looking for

THE PERSON (Essential)

  1. Excellent timekeeping skills with the ability to work in adverse weather conditions

  2. Desire to go to a training provider and learn additional theory and practical within this trade

  3. Maths and English grades at grade 2 (grade E+) or above or equivalent

  4. Practical skills including working with hands tools

  5. Able to work at height

  6. Excellent communication skills, able to work in a team and on your own

  7. Flexible approach to working on different sites

  8. Passionate about construction

THE PERSON (Desirable)

  1. A level 1 Bricklaying qualification

  2. Previous experience as a bricklayer

  3. Previous experience within construction

  4. Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  5. Driving license

These are illustrative duties and the job holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the department to respond effectively to the requirements of the Company.

 

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.

 

Job Description
Job_Description_Apprentice_Bricklayer_updated_May_2021.pdf
Closing Date
30/06/2021