Higher Apprentice Supervisor

Wood Lane, Loughborough, LE12 8GE
Competitive salary
11 Mar 2019
11 Mar 2019
Science / Research
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
As a Higher Apprentice Supervisor you will ensure all programmes of work are completed with the highest standards of safety in place.

Manage gang performance to ensure that works activities are carried out efficiently, to agreed programme and specification. To develop and maintain relationships with internal and external customers.

Your main responsibilities will be:
  • To learn and support with the compliance of all HSQE requirements including site induction, risk assessments, compliance with golden rules, safety inspections and safety briefings and competency of subcontractors
  • To comply and learn to manage site operations, operational effectiveness and efficiency
  • To ensure all works are completed to the highest standard and comply with contract specification and to relevant standards to prevent any remedial action
  • Manage testing requirements with contract specification and to relevant standards
  • Ensure all contracts are inspected by a Company representative with the Customer and the contract is approved/sign off prior to leaving site
  • Efficient allocation and supervision of resources, plant staff and subcontractors to ensure delivery of contracts. Agree completed daily working hours with gang foreman and sub contractors as necessary
  • Communicate effectively and work closely with internal and external supply to reduce delays and costs incurred through delivery patterns as well as relations to site requirements
  • Ensure daily material programme is placed

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

As our ideal Higher Apprentice Supervisor you will need to be:
  • Enthusiastic
  • Well organised
  • Self-motivated

Personal qualities

Applicants need to be enthusiastic, well organised, self motivated, and punctual. You will be able to work independently as well as part of a team and have:
  • A passion for safety
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Numeracy and analytical ability
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Teamwork ethos
  • Organisational ability
  • IT skill
  • Drive and ambition to succeed

Desired qualifications

You will have 5 GCSEs including English and maths at Grade C or above plus 80 UCAS points or equivalent at A/AS level.

Future prospects

A career at Tarmac isn't just a job, it's a chance to shape the world we live in. Our apprenticeship programmes provide relevant, hands on experience, first class learning and development, and outstanding support. Tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to make their mark.

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. By joining our team as a Mechanical or Electrical Apprentice you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

Bonus scheme:
  • 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Training and development opportunities

Things to consider

Please ensure that you have sustainable travel options to the company's apprenticeship location.

Please also be aware that you will be required to take drugs and alcohol testing.

Please note that this training will be delivered by University of Derby.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates