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Higher Apprentice - Technical RMX


Bellshill, North Lanarkshire
Salary Band 2 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 14/08/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. App65

Job Specification

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovate services and solutions help to deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the economy today and create a more sustainable built environment to support our future prosperity. Our unique combination of people, technology and assets enables us to collaborate with customers to offer unrivalled choice, innovation and flexibility


For over 150 years our name has been synonymous with innovation. Inventions like porous asphalt and self-levelling concrete have helped shape the world we live in. Now we are helping to reshape it, with new solutions to overcome new challenges.


A career at Tarmac isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to shape the world we live in. Our apprenticeship programmes provide relevant hands on experience, first class learning and development, and outstanding support. Tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to make their mark.


At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career

development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Technical Higher Apprentice in our Materials division, you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:


  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Training and development opportunities


Who are we looking for?


As our ideal Technical Higher Apprentice you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and a self-motivated, self starter, willing to learn and take on a challenge.  To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who is an effective communicator, has a passion for sustainability and has a natural innovative engineering nature.


To apply you will have to have 5 x National 5 awards, including English and Maths at Grade 4 or above plus 80 UCAS points or equivalent at Higher / Advanced Higher level, preferably in a science subject.


What might my programme entail?


The role of  Technical Higher Apprentice will be reporting to the Area Technical Manager and form part of the Technical team. The role will develop a thorough understanding of technical practices at various sites within the Scotland region. This will include developing a detailed understanding of our different product streams and associated processes, procedures and quality standards, e.g. Asphalt, Crushed Rock, Sand & Gravel and Concrete. As part of the technical team, you will also working closely with the Operations and Commercial teams to understand how the products performs, ensuring operational and customer expectations are met. This will involve providing a technical presence at customer sites when necessary to support the resolution of any issues.

You will also be enrolled in a course of study, in conjunction with University of Derby, that will qualify you to foundation degree level with the option for further study to Honours Degree level thereafter.

Previous applicants need not apply.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Higher Apprentice Technical, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!


All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.

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