Design & Technical Trainee

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1281195289-2
  • Date Posted: 29 March 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Vistry Group
  • Location: Clifton, Bristol
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Commercial & QS, Driving, Health and Safety, Information Technology, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design & Technical Trainee to join our team within Vistry Bristol North East, at our Bristol Office. As our Design & Technical Trainee you will provide administrative support to the technical team in the planning, co-ordination, and design functions on each allocated project from tender to post contract.

  • Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you
    • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
    • Completion of Construction Design and Build Technician Apprenticeship Level 4
    • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
    • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Competitive contributory pension scheme
    • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
    • Share incentive schemes
    • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits
  • In return, what we would like from you
    • Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality
    • A minimum of a Level 3/BTEC Diploma/2 A Levels
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Confident at engaging with our stakeholders with a professional communication style
    • Able to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external partners
    • Strong IT skills and experience of using computers, preferably Excel, Power Projects & Word
    • Able to work on your own initiative
    • Full UK driving licence (desirable)
  • More about the Design & Technical Trainee role
    • Identification of client requirements in construction projects
    • Identification of health and safety risks in the design of projects
    • Checking of compliance with regulations on a construction project
    • The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
    • Assisting architects with the development of detailed design on a construction project
    • Co-ordinate design information on a construction project
    • Monitoring of quality on a construction project
    • Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction project
  • Finally, let's tell you a bit more about us
    At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

    We're proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We're also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we're making Vistry.


    Agile Working
    Offers a flexible way of working.

    Annual Leave
    Enjoy 28 days' holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays. There are options to carry leave forwards and buy up to 5 days.

    Pension with Legal & General
    Eligible employees are auto-enrolled. You contribute 4%, we contribute 6%. Salary Sacrifice and options to increase contributions available.

    Volunteer Days
    With 2 paid volunteer days a year, you can give back to communities and charities.

    Why Vistry
    Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.