Highway Maintenance Apprentice

Via East Midlands Ltd
10 Sep 2020
08 Oct 2020
Start Date

Are you looking for a role that can kick start your career within the Construction and Highways Industry? Via currently has fantastic opportunities to join our Construction and Maintenance Team as a Highways Maintenance Apprentice based at our Blyth Depot.

As a Highways Maintenance Apprentice, you will gain first-rate training and mentoring along with hands on experience and the practical qualifications to prove it! Throughout the training period you will gain an NVQ level 2 in Highways Maintenance as well as gaining additional nationally recognised industry qualifications eg: NRSWA

About the role:

Within your role you will work under the support and direction of experienced operatives delivering work on Highway Construction and Maintenance projects, such as tarmacing, concreting, and various groundworks.

You will gain competence in the operation of light plant and other construction equipment, such as Road Rollers, Breakers and Stihl Saws and gain an understanding of the documentation and specifications associated with highway construction and maintenance works.

Candidate Requirements:

We are looking for a capable and motivated individual who has an interest in civil engineering and the construction/highways industry.

The ideal candidate will hold at least one of the following:

A minimum of 3 GCSE's at grade C/4 or equivalent

Hold level 1 English and Maths functional skills qualifications or have the ability to study to achieve this level upon completion of the apprenticeship

Full Driving Licence (Desirable)

About Via:

We are a major employer in Nottinghamshire with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff based at a number of different locations throughout the county.

Our roles include highway maintenance, electrical works, mechanics, construction, forestry, road safety, civil engineering and much more. We combine a public-sector service ethos with a strong commercial focus and we are passionate about innovation and creating and delivering sustainable solutions safely across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands.

Via is a great place to work if you value work-life balance and we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive employment policies, including generous annual leave allowances, with flexible working available to our office-based staff. With the majority of our work being based in the East Midlands, our front-line staff also enjoy short journeys to site each working day.

Our staff get access to a wide range of benefits. These include an excellent pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, buying and selling of annual leave and much more

By joining us you will be part of a growing organisation with great staff benefits that positively embraces customer and community aspirations...... click apply for full job details

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