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Electrical Apprentice

Cement and Lime

Barnstone, Nottinghamshire
Salary Band 1 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 11/04/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. App22

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-leveling 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. By joining our team as a Mechanical or Electrical Apprentice you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:


  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Training and development opportunities


Who are we looking for?


We’re looking for a  Mechanical and Electrical apprentice to develop their skills to maintain equipment and assets in our Barnstone Packing Plant. We will be looking for candidates who are interested in how things work, who like thinking things through and coming up with practical solutions.  As our ideal Apprentice you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.

You will have 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths at Grade C or above


What might my programme entail?


The apprentice development programme is an opportunity for the business to develop skills and knowledge for the future and to bring in fresh perspectives and ideas, at the same time enabling people to earn as they learn their trade and gain a recognised qualification.



We will be looking for candidates with practical and technical aptitude and who can demonstrate an interest in science, engineering or technology and who are interested in a career in engineering. Equally importantly we will be looking for people whose attitudes and behaviours are in line with our Values. We need people who will always aim to exceed the expectations of their internal and external customers, who will take responsibility for achieving excellent results, will be open and honest and meet their commitments with a responsible approach to the environment and our communities and will consistently co-operate and work with others to achieve objectives.

The roles of our mechanical and electrical team are responsible for repairing and maintaining a wide range of equipment on site in an industrial environment.


The nature of the work means that individuals need to be confident working with electrical and mechanical components of varying sizes, the nature of the equipment means you need to be methodical and systematic in your working.  Much of our equipment is located at ground level but there are some pieces of kit that require working at height and in confined spaces..  The working environment will be varied and require indoor and outdoor working

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in this role 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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