Construction Apprenticeship

  • Job Reference: BB2190
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2020
  • Recruiter: Balfour Beatty
  • Location: Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as a Construction Management Apprentice. This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship.

What the apprenticeship will offer: 

As a Construction Management Apprentice our aim is to develop your skills and help you reach your full potential.

You will study for and be expected to pass Higher (level 4) Construction and Building Services Management and Supervision (Sustainability) within 3yrs.

Your responsibilities as a Construction Management Apprentice include:

Site admin

Assisting with organisation of site documentation.

Assisting with updating the site diary on Autodesk BIM 360.

Organise construction drawings and update drawing folders and drawing racks to ensure latest drawing revisions are available.

Create and display information posters on site notice boards for operatives and visitors.

Assist the Site/Project Manager with compiling photos and quality records required by the client, building control and employer’s agents.

Work on the AWG folders as well as assisting with other documents that the client requires from the site (Construction Management Apprentice).

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE)

Assist the site operations team with ensuring that subcontractor HSE paperwork is received on time and contains the correct information.

Assisting the site operations team with pre-start plant and machinery checks, and checking the sub-contractors are undertaking daily plant checks.

Attend daily site supervisor meetings and HSE meetings and help with minute taking.

Take a positive approach by reporting to Site Managers safety issues on site such as access and egress, Person Protective Equipment, faulty or unsafe equipment and plant.

Undertake regular noise and dust monitoring as required and check the tidiness of the site.

Check that observation card boxes have sufficient cards and update the ‘you said we did’ boards with observation card comments and what the team did to sort this issue.

Tools and Materials

Assist the site team with ordering stationary and construction materials as required (Construction Operations Apprentice)

Assist the site team with hiring and off-hiring of tools and equipment from Balfour Batty Plant Desk as required.

Monitor stocks of PPE for Balfour Beatty team and assist with ordering additional PPE that is required.


Assist the site team with checking the quality of work by our subcontractors, both interim and final handover inspections.

Report any issues with damaged materials or damage to finished works to Site Managers.

Live the Balfour Beatty Values and Behaviours

Participate in Apprentice development programme and work toward professional status.


Who we’re looking for:

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or equivalent
  • 2 A Levels
  • or
  • Completed an advanced( level 3) apprenticeship in Construction

The following qualities/experience are desirable:

  • Work experience or Part time employment