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Apprentice Tradesperson

Job Title: Apprentice Tradesperson
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25122085001
Job Published: June 20, 2019 15:53

Job Description

Apprentice Tradesperson
Ref: 25122085001
 
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.
Role-specific Responsibilities
Installing of bridge access systems • Erecting and using cradles and gantries • Aspects of scaffolding • 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. • Qualification Level = OPITO Rigging Stage 1 and 2 during apprenticeship
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!