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Apprentice Supervisor - Contracting tarmac/TP/112/5146

Tarmac, Langley Road, Salford, M6 6JQ
£22,800.00 annually
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What you will do in your working day

Duties may include:
  • Planning and overseeing milling operations for removing old road surfaces, preparing the surface for laying with sweeping & spraying operations and ensuring safety of all supply chain work: Lining, Signs, etc.
  • Planning and overseeing health and safety on site / lorry movements / permits, risk assessments etc and building an understanding of how to lead health and safety investigations.
  • Linking between the different functions within the business, bringing teams together
  • Planning and overseeing laying of materials and material orders.
  • This will include: measuring of roads and the planning of the job, learning how to deal with site hazards, learning how to carry out inductions, briefings and authorisations
  • Accurate daily recording of works completed including assessing costs and valuations
  • This is a great opportunity to have hand on experience and get involved in the laying of materials process from start to finish. Rest assured we don't expect you to hit the ground running from day 1- you will initially start out by shadowing a supervisor or project manager
  • You'll have the opportunity to develop your business knowledge and share any best practices you observe. We'll value you as a fresh pair of eyes to support the site teams in improving quality, processes and production, we want you to build the confidence to challenge, think about new ways of working and help our business to improve!
  • You'll support Managers to manage their teams and functions whilst being involved in operations
  • You will play a key role in important projects to help improve the way we work and deliver added value to our clients who you will have interaction with
  • You'll play an important role in driving a positive culture, challenging us when something doesn't feel right, or where there are opportunities to improve our safety performance
  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!
  • Role will involve travelling to different sites.

The training you will be getting
  • Civil Engineering Senior Technician Level 4
  • A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the Engineering Council as meeting the learning outcomes specified for Engineering Technician (EngTech) at level 4
  • Day release for studying

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
  • After successful completion of apprenticeship, you will be given the opportunity to move into a full-time position as a Supervisor

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C or above (Level 4 or above)) Desired

Things to consider

Working outside. Physical role with travel. Age: 18. Driving Licence: Required. Role is easily commutable from Manchester, Warrington, Stockport, Wigan, Oldham, Salford, Pendlebury, Swinton, Old Trafford, Eccles, Eccles, Old Trafford, Prestwich, Cheadle, Wythenshawe, Tyldesley, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bolton, Rochdale and Heywood.

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