Construction Operative Apprenticeship - SISK

  • Job Reference: 00000011-1
  • Date Posted: 7 November 2017
  • Location: Wembley Park
  • Salary: £150 to £200 Per Week
  • Sector: Construction, Apprenticeships
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Edil Abdi
  • Email: brent.works@brent.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 0208 937 6295

Job Description

Introduction

The Wembley Park regeneration has already created 800-1000 jobs across the estate and at London Designer Outlet and is now creating, even more, opportunities for local people as well as up to 900 construction jobs per month during the build phases. It is estimated that 8,640 new jobs will be created in addition to construction jobs. You can view the vacancies and find out what it’s like to work at Wembley Park below.

Summary 

John Sisk & Son, member of the SISK Group, is an International Construction Company who place a strong emphasis on performance, quality, teamwork and a "hands-on” management approach to ensure client satisfaction.Family ownership for five generations has set the cultural tone for John Sisk & Son. We have been Building Excellence for over 150 years by building trust, certainty and value for our clients.

Roles and responsibilities 

To be a construction operative, you will need a good level of fitness, a basic knowledge of building methods and an understanding of the materials used in construction. At the start of a job, you will help to prepare the site, unload and store building materials and once the work gets underway, further duties could include:

  • Ground working – marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations
  • Form working – putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds the concrete in place
  • Steel fixing – bending and fixing the bars used to reinforce concrete structures
  • Steel piling – fixing steel sheets together to form temporary retaining walls for excavation work
  • Concreting – layering and smoothing concrete for foundations, floors and beams
  • Road working – concreting, laying kerbs, paving and re-surfacing

 We are currently looking for an Apprentice with the following requirements

  • Good GCSE maths and English grade C or above
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be able to follow instruction of supervisor

The ideal candidate will be

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • A good head for heights and sense of balance
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Good co-ordination skills and a methodical approach
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player