From the moment you join you work, earn, learn and grow.


More than meets the eye, more than just a job.

We're the largest construction materials company in the UK, owned by the global brand CRH. There's so much more to us than meets the eye – with a variety of roles that will suit your lifestyle. We have opportunities based outdoors on site, in one of our offices or you can even find yourself a role that is a mix of both!

Joining Tarmac will give you a chance to build a successful career, shape the world we live in and enjoy yourself in work. We're proud of the connections we have with our local communities as we work to build a more sustainable future for our country, and we want you to feel that pride when you join us. You'll link into a new social network and build a work family. At Tarmac, interest, ambition and collaboration lead to new challenges, opportunities and a sense of pride in a job well done.

So much more than roads. Tarmac, building our future.


Our approach to Early Careers

We understand and appreciate how critical the early careers population is to our business and industry, which is why we’ll empower you from day one. From the moment you join Tarmac you work, earn, learn and grow.

Our commitment is to support you all the way through your chosen entry programme - not just with formal training and qualifications, but also with a culture and environment where you feel welcomed and excited about coming to work and making a difference, not to mention all the great benefits you’ll receive too!

Tarmac’s early careers community is vital to our business and industry and we empower you to reach your full potential. Take a look at our graduate and apprentice pages in more detail, where you’ll find out what to expect from the scheme, what’s in it for you and the chance to meet some of our current early careers community.

Check out the variety of vacancies we have on offer


Keep Tarmac running and improving behind the scenes in one of our offices. You’ll often hear these referred to as ‘corporate functions’. From finance and marketing, to IT, HR and procurement, you’ll help Tarmac run as efficiently as possible and help us move forward as a business. There are jobs and so much more on offer here.


Operational roles are the heartbeat of Tarmac, producing and providing materials to build a more sustainable future. From engineering and quarry management to HGV drivers and machine operators, take pride in helping us build the UK. Roads, buildings, hospitals and offices – we do it all.


We need to keep that link between the operational business and corporate functions. Join us in commercial, technical and a variety of different jobs to experience both office and site-based work. You’ll help us make sure we’re all on the same page and experience a role where no two days are the same!

How we support you

You're likely to be wondering ‘what’s in it for me?’ We know that as soon as you join, you’ll want to start building skills and developing yourself straight away - well, we have you covered! We're committed to giving you the best possible support to help you succeed in your career, which will vary from position to position. We offer a unique blend of formal learning and qualifications, ‘on the job’ experience and formal mentoring.

We firmly believe we offer so much more than ‘just a job’, it’s a real career opportunity and we have a great range of benefits on offer across our graduate and apprenticeship positions.

Company car

Role dependent, you'll be given a company car or van for when you're out and about travelling between different sites and locations.

Paid holiday days

Don't panic, we understand work-life balance is very important so your holiday allowance for the year is not taken out of your salary.

Tarmac reward

Enjoy discounts for a wide variety of retailers, ranging from Apple and John Lewis to Currys and Adidas.

Tech scheme

​Get the latest tech at the best price, and spread the payments over your salary interest free.


Right from joining, you'll be eligible for our company-wide bonus based on how we've been performing as a way of saying thank you for your efforts.


Get access to our online portal with exercise classes, recipes and a range of other features - your wellbeing matters to us. Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents.

Save as you earn (SAYE)

We'll help you create a saving plan to help you manage your money to get you that first car, house or even on that holiday you've been eying up.

Employee Assistance Programme

We'll provide you with completely free confidential support and counselling if you need it. Anything from emotional support and family relationships, to legal information and work and career support.

Industry qualifications

​Depending on the role you take, we'll work with you to make sure you get the best training and relevant qualifications for your area of work.

Core skills programme

Every graduate and higher apprentice will be placed on our prestigious core skills programme, providing you with the opportunity to develop your network, self-awareness, emotional intelligence, team build, focus on sustainability and manage projects.

Parents and teachers

Unsure of whether we are right for your child or student? We understand – it's natural to be cautious and we know that supporting graduates and apprentices through the transition from school or university to the world of work can be stressful!

We’re here every step of the way! We’ll run Q&A sessions throughout our annual early careers recruitment campaign giving you the opportunity to get involved and find out more. Alternatively, you can email