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Apprentice Tradesperson

Job Title: Apprentice Tradesperson
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Industry:
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: 25137474001
Job Published: March 11, 2020 15:44

Job Description

Apprentice Tradesperson
Ref: 25137474001

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice Scaffolder/Rigger to join our Highways team, working on our Forth Road Bridge account

About Amey
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.
What will this role involve?
Learning the necessary skills and trades, through a combination of formal training and practical experience. Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect members of the public. You will be working towards a qualification Level of OPITO Rigging Stage 1 and 2 during the apprenticeship The Amey Apprentice scheme encompasses various training schemes under a common umbrella structure. By joining our Apprentice scheme, individuals will embark on a journey that provides them with excellent career development opportunities within this discipline.
Role specific responsibilities
• Installing of bridge access systems • Erecting and using cradles and gantries • Aspects of scaffolding • Working at height • Assisting other tradespersons
What are we looking for?
We treat people as individuals. We want a range of abilities, from practicality and problem solving to precision and creativity. That goes for diversity too. We want a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve and value the experience that you bring to our business. Minimum age required is 18 due to construction limits. A full UK Driving licence would be advantageous An awareness of health and safety risks involved Demonstrate a keen interest to work within the highway maintenance environment Committed to developing your technical skills, including advancing your qualification portfolio Demonstrate a strong work ethic and a desire to work in one of the specialist areas that operate within the Apprentice scheme Organisational skills and time management skills are critical to coordinate both the practical work and study elements of the programme Manual handling Environmental awareness Tool Box talk IOSH working safely Personal highways safety AC (PTS AC)
Benefits
We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we offer a competitive Apprenticeship Programme. We’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance, from the industry experts you’ll be working closely with. Your starting salary will be competitive to the National Apprenticeship Minimum Wage, and you may be eligible to receive performance related pay increases whilst on the programme. If all of this wasn’t enough, if eligible, you’ll have the opportunity to complete your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. We as a business will support you every step of the way; we even have a dedicated HR Manager to guide you through and mentor your progress!

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