Welcome to Tarmac

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



We hope that you’re all keeping well and once again congratulations on your offer to join our 2024 Early Careers Programmes.

Locations and teams are hugely excited about you joining teams up and down the country, and we’ve a great mix of new joiners in 2024.

You should have got the first of 3 Joiners Newsletters. We’ll be keeping in touch with you so you’re up to speed with any remaining actions to complete as part of ‘Onboarding’ and sharing interesting news stories and messaging, so you feel part of our Early Careers Community, ahead of day 1.


Line Manager Contact

Key for the smooth transition into our business, we’re working with your Line Manager’s, so you’re all set for day 1, and they are too.

Your Line Manager will be in touch over the coming weeks as arrangements are put in place for areas including:

Candidate Feedback Survey

We’d love you to share your feedback on your candidate journey with us. We’ve set up an anonymous survey with a small number of questions where you can share feedback on the application and selection process. To find out more and complete this, click here.

Complete survey

Onboarding & New Starter Documents

Our HR Services Team have provided you with your Terms and Conditions, along with other new starter documents. The Empowered Talent Team will be working with HR Services colleagues to ensure everyone has returned forms which are required ahead of day 1.

Please do check to ensure you’ve returned Terms and conditions and if not, do make it a priority. We want to ensure all documents are returned as soon as possible.


Empowered Talent Team contacts

Whilst your Line Managers will be in touch to make arrangements for day 1 and possible site visits to meet the teams, should you wish to contact the Empowered Talent Team, do note the following details.

Darren Page Early Careers Resourcing Manager -

Kirsty McKernan, Empowered Talent Team Advisor Apprentice - Kirsty.mckernan@tarmac.com

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.

Useful Resources

Here are some useful links for your onboarding and the employee benefits booklet.

Employee Benefits Booklet
Onboarding pack