Groundworks Apprenticeship

Division
Redrow Homes Yorkshire
Department
Apprentices
Number of positions for this role
3
Location
Yorkshire
Summary
  • Confirming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

  • Ground working – marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations and drains

  • Form working – putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds setting concrete in place

  • Installing and testing drainage and ducting

  • Install ironworks relating to access covers and frames, and gully grates and frames including preparatory brickwork

  • Concreting – layering and smoothing concrete for foundations, floors and beams

  • Using and maintaining power tools and equipment (including;. compactor plates, boning rods, portable power tools, levels, straight edges, lines, pins and laser equipment)

  • Operating equipment on site in a safe manner

What we are 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

  • Practical skills including using hand tools

  • 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 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 groundworking is desirable but not essential

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_Groundworker_updated_May_2021.pdf
Closing Date
31/05/2022