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Location: Yorkshire, Coalville and Great Yarmouth
This role is based on a construction site as part of the site management team and will support the Site Engineer with regards to security, health and safety, along with organising and supervising materials and people. You will support the Site Engineers in marking out the site, making sure designs are applied correctly and you will liaise with customers and smaller companies who are working with us.
What you will be doing:
- Supporting the Site Engineers in planning and organising daily work involving; reading drawings, keeping records, following administration procedures, monitoring quality of work delivered by sub-contractors.
- Provide support with the preparation of designs, reports, specifications and other items that must be completed and delivered as required to complete successful Construction projects.
- You will develop the skills to use levelling equipment and measuring devices enabling use of computer-based systems – e.g., Computer Aided Design tools and Building Information Modelling (BIM)
- Support the site team in ensuring exemplary standards of health and safety, along with ensuring the site is compliant with the company’s standards for the environment and sustainability.
- Currently studying towards a degree in Civil Engineering or derivative of (or similar)
- Holds a UK driving licence and will have access to a vehicle for the duration of the placement.
- Can commit to a 12-week summer placement during summer 2024.
What we look for from you
- Strong numeracy skills and the ability to learn sophisticated design/construction IT packages.
- Ability to read and understand construction drawings (with training)
- Ability to write clear and precise reports and to relate complex information simply to a diverse range of people.
- Ability to work in a multi-functional and dynamic team environment assisting with the smooth running of a variety of projects.
- Self-motivated with the enthusiasm to learn and develop.
- Ability to take responsibility and be accountable.
- Attention to detail with the ability to meet deadlines.
- Practical and logical qualities with a methodical way of thinking
- Creative and innovative approach to problem-solving
- Strong communication skills
What we can offer you
- A salary of £20,000 per annum (paid pro rata for placements)
- At least 12 weeks placement on live construction projects
- Opportunity to be sponsored by Tilbury Douglas whilst at university and join us as a graduate on completion of your degree.
- Support from our professionally qualified team to coach and mentor you, providing you with quality site experience which will set you apart from your peers.
- 20 days annual leave
- Employee Assistance Programme including financial guidance and advice.
- Perks at Work Employee discount scheme offering discounts on a range of categories such as electronics, home appliances, food & groceries, car buying, travel, fitness and more.
How do I apply?
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Closing date 24th November 2023
We do not have a licence to offer sponsorship.
We do not use recruitment agencies for any of our Early Career’s vacancies.