Apprentice Bricklayer

Location: Newton
Employer: Redrow Homes Limited
Weekly pay: £209.04
Closing date: 31 May 2021
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Short description

POSITION IS BASED IN NEWTON GARDEN SITE NG13 8ZH Redrow Homes are looking for an individual who is passionate about bricklaying and other aspects of building to join as an apprentice Bricklayer. The successful candidate will need to be physically fit for and have plenty of stamina for this demanding role, which will involve working indoors and outdoors.

Full description

Redrow has a proud reputation for building distinctive and high quality homes across England and Wales. We have 16 different departments who all work together to complete one goal, and that is to effectively Design, Build and Sell luxury homes.

As a Trade Apprentice with Redrow, you will join the next generation of house builders, fulfil your passion and start gaining skills needed to build the incredible communities that Redrow are well known for. Housebuilding is an exciting industry and this is the perfect way to kick-start your career. If you want to start earning while gaining the skills, and qualifications, then Redrow's Trade Apprentice programme is perfect for you!

Your time as a Trade Apprentice will be split between working on-site with an experienced tradesman learning from their years of expertise and college based study that will leave you with the essential industry qualification. It takes time to learn the quality and skills necessary to be the best and we are looking for candidates who are willing to commit the time needed to achieve the best.

Responsible for:

Responsible to: Area Site Manager / Site Manager/ Assistant Site Manager


Confirming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace

Set out and build brickwork, including complex arches and surrounding brickwork, curved on plan, concave and convex brickwork and battered brickwork.

Mixing mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer

Laying the bricks on top of each other and applying the mortar with a trowel

Shape and trim bricks/blocks using hammers, chisels and power tools. Use of laser levels, spirit levels, optical levels and string lines to check that courses are straight, horizontally and vertically, and laid to a gauge.

Operating equipment on site in a safe manner

THE PERSON (Essential)

Excellent time keeping skills with the ability to work in adverse weather conditions

Wanting to go to a training provider and learn additional theory and practical within this trade

Maths and English grades at grade 2 (grade E+) or above or equivalent

Practical skills including working with hands tools

Able to work at heights as you will be working on top of secure scaffolding and towers

Excellent communication skills, able to work in a team or on your own

Flexible approach to working on different sites

Passionate about construction

THE PERSON (Desirable)

A level 1 or level 2 Bricklaying qualification

Previous experience as a bricklayer

Previous experience within construction

Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

Driving license

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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