Mechanical Apprentice (C&L)

by Tarmac

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Job Details

27th February 2022
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Engineering & Manufacturing

Mechanical Apprentice (C&L)

Job Introduction

As a Mechanical Apprentice in part of the Cement, Lime & Packed division of Tarmac, you will play an important role in keeping UK infrastructure moving, contributing towards the successful production cementitious products. An exciting role where you can see the outputs of your hard work all around you (quite literally!)​​​

Role Responsibility

On this scheme, you will:

  • Attend college to study the academic and practical elements of the role
  • Get plenty of chance for some hands-on experience on site, where you can make your mark and become a vital part of the team, actively participating in breakdowns and planned maintenance work on the equipment and assets at our Cement Plant
  • Experience life on site, which will involve working both inside and outside. It won’t always be glamorous and sometimes you might find yourself in a dusty or confined environment. However, your safety and health is our number one priority and full protective clothing and equipment is provided. Your colleagues are there to help and look out for each other, and safety is everyone’s responsibility

Our Apprentice programme is a great opportunity for you to develop skills and knowledge for the future and to bring us some fresh perspectives and ideas. At the same time you will enjoy working for a large, established company, with a great range of benefits, whilst learning an important trade and gaining a recognised NVQ Level 3 qualification (equivalent to a BTEC) and an HNC in Mechanical Engineering.

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:

Qualifications required:

GCSEs (or equivalent), A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) including English and Maths.


    A practical and technical aptitude, and able to demonstrate a genuine interest in engineering, technology or science.

  • Enthusiastic about starting a career in the building materials industry!​
  • Passionate about working safely
  • A team player
  • Willing to learn and develop.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
  • Training and development opportunities

About Tarmac

What we do

We're the largest construction materials company in the UK, with sites spanning up and down the whole country giving you the chance to join us no matter your location. Join us for a chance to build the future.

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