Apprentice Construction Manager

Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£156.00 per week
09 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer: Arthur M Griffiths & Son Ltd

Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship duration: 2 years

Possible start date: 23 Sep 2019

Working week: Mon to Friday, 8 hrs per day, generally starting at 8.00am but earlier starts required when on construction sites

 Total hours per week: 40.00

The candidate will join a well-established apprentice process within the company. The individual will be placed in one of four “sections”, Buying, Estimating, Quantity surveying, Site Management, and will be rotated around these sections after a period to get a fuller understanding of the roles and how they integrate.

The chosen candidate will gain experience and understanding in a number of construction industry roles including:

  • Buying
  • Estimating
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Site management 

Having spent time in all positions and undertaking the various tasks specific to that role, it can be decided which role (s) the Apprentice is best suited to and shows an aptitude for in order to gain further experience .

The Apprentice will be required to work both in an office environment (Wolverhampton based) and at various AMG construction sites located throughout the Black Country region.

Desired skills

  • Computer skills, understanding and experience of Word and XL software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •  Be self-motivated & punctual
  •  Manage multiple tasks and have excellent follow up skills
  • Demonstrate a willingness to listen and learn
  • Be a team player and contribute positively to the team effort and goals

Personal qualities

  • Highly motivated and conscientious individual with a good work ethic
  • A well-rounded individual with good timekeeping skills who recognises the importance of trust and reliability
  • The ability to listen and follow instructions and work on their own
  • Should have good communication and social skills - the candidate will be working in a team environment in the office and on site
  • The ability to learn and adapt, not to be afraid to ask questions if they are unsure and be respectful to senior colleagues
  • We appreciate that the age of the individual will mean they are likely to be lacking in experience, we are looking for an individual who has the motivation and ambition to be part of an existing successful team

Desired qualifications

GCSE Maths grade: min grade 5 is essential (or equivalent)

GCSE English grade: min grade 5 is essential (or equivalent)

Previous work experience in a Construction environment is preferred, or an understanding of the construction process and a desire to become part of the industry.

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