Apprentice Programme 2016 – Piling 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 Piling Operative, you will work on site to gain hands on experience in Piling Operations through working with various plant and machinery. You’ll be supported to achieve an NVQ Level 2 in Piling Operatives which is a Federation of Piling Specials (FPS) approved scheme. Alongside this, you will also undertake numerous training courses such as Manual Handling, Working at Height and Basic Plant Maintenance.

Although no previous 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 venture outside in any weather!

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?

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Programme start date: September 2017

Location: London & the Midlands

The deadline for applications is Friday 28th April and an assessment centre will be held in 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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