Apprentice Tiler

Division
Redrow Homes North West
Department
Construction
Number of positions for this role
1
Location
Knutsford - WA16 0AW
Summary

Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is passionate about tiling and other aspects of building to join as an apprentice tiler. As part of the apprenticeship you will be studying a Level 2 Wall and Floor Tiling Apprenticeship which will include both theory and practical work with one of Redrow’s chosen training partners.

As a Tiling 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 an Apprentice will be split between working on-site with an experienced tradesperson learning from their 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 Site Manager / Site Manager/ Assistant Site Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use wall and floor tiling tools and equipment e.g. cutting equipment, trowel and levels

  • Calculating how many tiles and how much adhesive you’ll need for a particular area

  • Cutting tiles to a certain size or shape with hand-cutters or bench-mounted tools

  • Preparing surfaces by levelling off with plaster, sand or cement

  • Decorating and protecting floors and walls using all kinds of tiles (including ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass)

  • Fixing the tiles and applying grout before finishing off

  • Use common preparation methods, make-up and application; screed, levelling compounds, priming and surface preparation depending on substrate

  • Prepare walls and floors prior to tiling including laying underfloor heating, application of plasterboard, two coat render and floor screeds

  • At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions

  • Ensure familiarity with Redrow Group’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies and comply with employee responsibilities

  • Contribute to improving the business, protecting and enhancing the reputation of the company by putting forward new ideas and, when requested to do so, implementing change

What we are looking for

What kind of person are we looking for?

  • Excellent time keeping skills with the ability to work in adverse weather conditions

  • Committed to learning and keen to attend training to learn additional theory and practical within this trade

  • Math and English grades at grade 2 (grade E+) or above or equivalent

  • Passionate about construction

  • Practical skills with the ability to take on instructions

  • Being patient and precise

  • Being thorough, with good attention to detail

  • Have thinking and reasoning skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills , able to work in a team or on your own

  • Flexible approach to working on different sites

  • Previous experience or qualification in tiling is desirable but not essential

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_Tiler.pdf
Closing Date
31/01/2022