Bricklaying Apprenticeship - South West

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Division
Redrow Homes South West
Department
Apprentices
Number of positions for this role
3
Location
Exeter - EX2 8TZ
Summary

Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is passionate about bricklaying and other aspects of building to join as an apprentice Bricklayer. The successful candidate will need to be physically fit for and have plenty of stamina for this demanding role, which will involve working indoors and outdoors. As part of the apprenticeship you will be studying a L2 in Bricklaying which will include both theory and practical with one of Redrows chosen training partners.

  • Confirming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

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

  • Mixing mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer

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

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

  • 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

  • Wanting to go to a training provider and learn additional theory and practical within this trade

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

  • Practical skills including working with hands tools

  • Able to work at heights as you will be working on top of secure scaffolding and towers

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

  • Flexible approach to working on different sites

  • Passionate about construction

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.

Closing Date
07/08/2022

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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