Technical Trainee

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 671409841-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Apprentice Employer: Vistry Group
  • Location: Clifton, Bristol
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Construction, Energy and Utilities, PR & Communications, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

In a Nutshell

We have a new opportunity for a Technical Trainee to join our team within Vistry Homes Western, at our Bristol office. As our Technical Trainee, you will be part of the Technical Team tasked with taking new build housing projects through from inception to completion. The role will cover all areas involved in the preparation of design information, including the management of consultants, management of design input from other external parties, as well as liaison with local authorities, other Vistry Homes departments including the site teams. The right candidate must demonstrate a hard-working attitude alongside a willingness to learn. This is a great opportunity within a well-established and supportive team.

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you

Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 days per annum
Free private healthcare from your start date
Company contributory pension scheme
Life assurance - 3 x your annual salary
Sharesave scheme
Cycle to work scheme - up to £3000
Support with a professional membership
Denplan, GymFlex and many more In return, what we would like from you

Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality
The ability to recognise problems and deal with them in a speedy and effective manner
An organised and prioritised working discipline, dealing and managing tasks effectively and sequentially.
The ability to effectively communicate with others both inside & outside the business
Embrace learning and development opportunities, and follow the training plan
Proficient use of AutoCAD/REVIT
Hold full UK Driving Licence
Good planning and organisational skills
Problem solving and decision-making skills
Excellent communications skills
Good team working skills
Patience and calmness under pressure
Able to work with a high degree of accuracyDesirable -

Civil/Structural Engineering bias to support our Engineering Manager.
Currently studying a relevant course
You will hold or be working toward a Construction/Design related professional qualification HNC/HND/Degree

More about the Technical Trainee role

Comply with and all current Vistry BMS Procedures
Assist in managing external consultants in the preparation and issue of working drawings to an agreed programme, fee and scope.
Attend meetings at various stages of projects including design team and site progress meetings.
Support Vistry's Engineering Manager & Technical Coordinators
Assist in overseeing site investigation and civil/structural design work carried out by external consultants.
Respond to site queries and resolve Technical/Construction problems.
Review and issue drawings and the associated project coordination.
To assist in implementing departmental objectives and procedures, identifying opportunities for improvement.

Finally, let's tell you about us

Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience, and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help.