Whitehouse Construction

Apprentice Groundworkers

This role in a snapshot:

  • Full time
  • Various sites across Greater Midlands
  • On-site Civil Engineering

Why you'll love working here:

  • Continued professional development
  • Long service recognition

Whitehouse Construction is a leading Civil Engineering SME based in Ashbourne.

We are looking for mature hardworking apprentices to join our delivery teams. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to build a career in a trade, learning fundamental and transferable practical skills, gaining a wealth of experience working on live construction sites across the Midlands. Transport to/from sites can be provided dependant upon location.

Study will take place either 1 day per week or in block session which will be determined should you be successful.You will be working as part of a team alongside other skilled tradespeople to deliver various civil engineering works to the highest Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) standards. You will gain competencies in a wide range of techniques.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Adhere to our Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) standards
  • Setting out and loading materials
  • Using power tools – training will be provided
  • Maintaining cleanliness of all equipment and sites
  • Laying concrete and shuttering
  • Laying Tarmacaddam
  • New Roads and Street Works

It is anticipated that the successful candidates will commence the role in September 2022.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSE grade D/3 or above in English and Mathematics
  • A Pass or above in a construction-based course (or equivalent) is desirable but not essential

Person Specification

  • An interest in civil engineering and/or construction
  • Motivated to learn
  • Good timekeeping and reliable
  • Positive attitude and excellent work ethic
  • Willing to work outdoors in ALL weathers
  • Willingness to complete physically demanding jobs

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

If you believe you meet our requirements and would like to join our successful team, please send your CV and covering email outlining your suitability to careers@whc.ltd by 31st August 2022.