Plumbing Apprentice - McLaren

  • Job Reference: MCL-A
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2018
  • Location: Wembley Park
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Apprenticeships
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Brent Works - EA
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  • Telephone: 0208 937 6295

Job Description


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.


McLaren Construction is an award winning contractor with an established reputation for consistent delivery of outstanding projects across all market sectors. We specialise in new build, refurbishment and fit out projects for major blue chip customers. Continuous review and improvement enable us to develop robust and practical procedures, from inception to completion, that centre on delivering high quality solutions against challenging demands.

We pride ourselves on the high calibre and expertise of our team, and actively encourage creative engineering solutions that meet the complex needs of our customers.

Roles and responsibilities 

A Plumbing Apprentice is required to join an established company working on exciting projects in the Wembley area. You'll work with a specified mentor to undertake plumbing, drainage and water supply jobs as requested.

  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems
  • To undertake all plumbing and drainage jobs as requested, ensuring were possible work is completed on the first visit and to the appropriate service standard.
  • Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems
  • Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
  • Cut opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
  • Measure, cut, bend and thread pipes using hand and power tools or machines
  • Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
  • Test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
  • To explain fully to policyholders what work is required, whether reinstatement is covered and what will happen next,
  • To advise after the completion of each job the outcome and any recommendations including necessary required additional work.
  • Ensure all required paperwork is completed accurately in line with the correct operating procedure and
  • To undertake all works in accordance with company Health & Safety policy, including wearing the correct Personal protection equipment at all times and reporting all accidents or 'near misses' to the Senior Engineer/Coach or Area Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 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

  • Hard working
  • Adaptable
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Eager to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be able to follow instruction of supervisor