Apprentice Project Support Assistant

Overview Details Apply

Sector:
Construction

Number of vacancies:
1

Company name:
Fineline Carpentry and Building Limited

Company location:
Plymouth

Salary per week:
Competitive salary dependant on age.

Hours:
Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Duties:

This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable workplace experience and a professional, level 4 qualification within the construction industry. You will learn a range of skills and primarily be assisting the company directors and managers with the smooth running of daily construction site activities within the following disciplines: Commercial/Surveying, Material Procurement, Design/Technical, Health & Safety and General Record Keeping.

A good level of industry experience is essential to be successful in this role.

Daily duties for this role will include:

  • Assisting with compiling project costs, budgets and tenders
  • Looking at design information to understand project requirements
  • Ordering materials from various suppliers/builders’ merchants
  • Taking stock of materials on site and stored at head office
  • Producing invoices
  • Providing updates via email/phone to clients, suppliers and team members
  • Filing documents/records in the correct locations
  • Helping to ensure safety documents are completed and safety standards are upheld

Training:

  • HNC in Construction Site Supervisor

Over the course of this 3-year apprenticeship you will spend one day a week in college training and the rest of your working week on the job.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

  • Good level of industry experience is essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good computer skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude and desire to learn
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Professional, friendly, honest and a good team player
  • Genuine interest in the construction industry

Desired qualifications

We welcome applications from those who have a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English, maths and combined science, and one or more of the following:

  • 48 UCAS tariff points (for September 2017 entry)
  • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in a related subject
  • An Advanced Apprenticeship
  • An NVQ Level 3 qualification in a related subject
  • Equivalent qualifications or relevant work experience

All level 3 qualifications should include appropriate elements of level 3 mathematics and science. Should the entry requirements not be met then individual cases will be considered.

Prospects:

Upon successful completion of HNC Construction, there is opportunity to progress to a Degree level qualification (part-time study) and a specialist employment role, for example: Quantity Surveyor, Estimator, Buyer, Project Manager, Design Manager or Safety Advisor.

Other info:

You will be primarily office based, with the need to periodically visit construction sites.