Published: Oct 23, 2020
MK Andrew Building Ltd are looking to take on a bricklaying apprentice to join their expanding team in the Liskeard area
The Apprentice’s Role
You will be using a variety of specialist tools and equipment to lay bricks, spread and remove excess mortar. As part of your training you will need to observe work being carried out and replicate it to a high standard as part of your training.
You will also be erecting, maintaining and repairing masonry structures using cutting tools, whilst maintaining a high level of health and safety when conducting the tasks that you carry out. You will be required to use the necessary Personal Protective Equipment at all times while you are working on site.
The successful apprentices must have good hand-eye coordination skills, enjoy practical work and will be taught to lay bricks and blocks to design plans. Being able to use your own initiative is essential, as well as having good timekeeping and attendance. You must have a high level of stamina to be able to cope with the physical demands of the role as you will be working outdoors in all weather.
You will be supervised by an experienced, fully qualified member of their team, who will guide you and assist you in all aspects of your on-site training. Another part of your duties will be to make sure that all tools and equipment used are cleaned and put away at the end of each day.
Working Hours: You will be working 40 hours per week. The typical working week is Monday to Friday, 7am-5pm but may vary from day to day depending on workload.
Wages: £166.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.
Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.
Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address email@example.com or call us on 01752 332442.
MK Andrew Building Ltd work on various projects throughout the Cornwall and surrounding area. The company fully believe in the apprenticeship programme and look forward to nurture new talent in their learning journey as they enter a career in construction.
On completion of your level 2 apprenticeship with the company, an opportunity for full time employment will be available for the right candidate.
You will need to be keen, motivated and enjoy physical work. Stamina is also a vital factor in this role, as you will be required to work indoors and outdoors and you must also be able to work at height.
The successful apprentice must have good coordination skills and have a focused approach to the job in hand. Excellent timekeeping and attendance are also desirable.
You must also have good communication skills as you will need to work as part of a team as well as on your own.
The successful candidate will need to be physically fit and highly motivated to carry out this exciting yet demanding role. You will have a keen interest in the construction industry, be willing to work in all kinds of weathers and want to work hard to progress in your chosen career.
You will be required to work in a group and on your own, learning various different skills in the construction trade.
No formal qualifications are required as full training will be provided.
Level 2 Bricklayer Apprenticeship
Functional Skills Maths and English (If GCSE Maths and English are not at Grade C or above)
Employment responsibilities and rights.
CSCS training to be provided.
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