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Mechanical Apprentice

Materials

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Salary Band 1 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 09/08/2017
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50159522

Job Specification

Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future. We offer exciting, challenging careers that provide excellent development opportunities and an attractive remuneration and benefits package for the right calibre of person.

The apprentice development programme is an opportunity for the business to develop skills and knowledge for the future and to bring in fresh perspectives and ideas,

At the same time enabling people to earn as they learn their trade and gain a recognised Level 3 qualification (equivalent to a BTEC).

We’re looking for a number of Mechanical and Electrical apprentices to develop the skills to maintain equipment and assets on in Quarries, Asphalt Plants and Concrete Plants and respond to breakdowns and planned work. We will be looking for candidates who are interested in how things work, who like thinking things through and coming up with practical solutions

For all of these roles, you will need to have a good level of academic qualification, and will have/expect to achieve five GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English.

The apprentice development programme will involve practical learning and studying for recognised qualifications. The first year of the Apprentice programme will largely be spent studying the academic and practical elements of the role and the remaining 2 years applying this learning on the job.

We will be looking for candidates with practical and technical aptitude and who can demonstrate an interest in science, engineering or technology and who are interested in a career in engineering. Equally importantly we will be looking for people whose attitudes and behaviours are in line with our Values. We need people who will always aim to exceed the expectations of their internal and external customers, who will take responsibility for achieving excellent results, will be open and honest and meet their commitments with a responsible approach to the environment and our communities and will consistently co-operate and work with others to achieve objectives.


We offer a great package:
Coaching, training and one to one development to reach your full potential
A great reward package including:
Competitive Salary
Generous holiday entitlement
Flexible benefits - building your own package
Defined contribution pension scheme
Opportunity to work with some great people

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage. No agencies please. Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.



All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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