Apprentice Programme 2017 – Multi Skilled Operative

Skanska, a leading construction company and developer, is an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society. Known for major projects like the Gherkin and Crossrail, we are creating, upgrading and maintaining the country’s buildings and infrastructure. Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative and progressive. We bring together people and technology, helping to make our industry safer and more collaborative.

Joining us as an Apprentice Multi Skilled Operative, you will provide day shift cover for all aspects of hospital building maintenance and reactive repairs. You will need to be able to react to any emergency whilst working. You will need to solve problems where possible and make repairs to all plant and equipment. You will need to carry out day-to-day reactive work requests reported from wards and departments. You will be required to have good communication with colleagues and hospital staff at all levels.

You will be supported to achieve an NVQ Level 2 TBC . For this, you will be required to hold 5 GCSE’s at grade 9 to 4 (or equivalent A* to C), including Maths and English. Although no experience is required, you will have a passion for the construction industry and will want to help shape the future and build for a better society. The role is a highly active one where you will need to be willing and prepared to work outside in all weathers and at all times of the day or night.

You’ll have the opportunity to care for people and the environment, to be accountable for future generations, and to not only foster an inclusive culture where we are open and fair, showing trust and respect for one another, but also one where everyone can speak their mind. Are you ready to build for a better society?

Programme start date: September 2017

Location: Derby Royal Hospital, Derby

The deadline for applications is Friday 21st April and an assessment centre will be held in May & July.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

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