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Operative Apprentice (Materials)


Reading, Berkshire
Salary Band 1 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 01/09/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. App60

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 Operative Apprentice you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:


  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhance 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 Operative Apprentice you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.


You will have 5 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades 4-9 (A*-C equivalent) 


What might my programme entail?


The role of Operative Apprentice will be reporting to the Quarry Manager and form part of the team covering Sonning Quarry, near Reading, in the South West Tarmac Materials Business.


  • On the job learning
  • Learning quarrying operations
  • Working Safely
  • Behavioural Safety
  • Isolation and Stored Energy
  • Pre Use Inspections and working with machinery
  • Emergency first aid at work
  • Occupational Health (incl Mental Health)
  • Risk Assessment
  • SSOW & Permit to work
  • Sustainability Management Systems
  • Maintenance Customers + Business 2
  • Working at Height Business 3 +Refresher

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Operative Apprentice , 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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