McLaughlin & Harvey Construction Limited
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The McLaughlin and Harvey Trainee programme will give you the opportunity to train as a Site Manager. From day one, our programme is designed to give you the best mentored, relevant and practical experience on site, tailored to suit your chosen career. Join McLaughlin and Harvey’s Trainee programme and you’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification coupled with invaluable hands on experience, ready to begin your career in one of the most exciting industries around!
As a Trainee Site Manager you will undertake a degree in Construction and the Built Environment and develop into the role of a Site Manager who is responsible for responsible for ensuring that a construction project is completed on time and within budget. During the development period the Trainee Site Manager will assist the Site Manager and carry out the following duties:
Assist with all document control relating to drawings and specifications, including maintaining up to date registers, and ensuring that such documents are timeously issued to all persons, parties and subcontractors.
Support the line manager in monitoring quality specification compliance
Adopting a positive and pro-active approach to project delivery
Raise Technical Queries
Assist in maintaining as-built drawings.
Assist in the compilation of Risk Assessment and Methods Statement
Maintenance of existing services and new services as and when they are installed, altered or removed from the confines of the site
Work closely with the project commercial team and provide and maintain information
Help ensuring that accurate primary setting out control is established prior to commencement of site works
Assist the Site Manager to ensure that an initial Ordinance Grid Level survey is carried out prior to commencement of site works, together with verification of any assumed levels or dimensions, including existing drainage, kerb tie-ins, adjoining structures etc
Support the Site Manager when carrying out a dilapidation survey of existing buildings, property, infrastructure etc. prior to works commencing on site
Familiarisation of the Company Health and Safety Policy, individual role responsibilities and ensure full compliance
What will I study?
You will be enrolled onto a Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme with a local university this will be to study, BSc (Hons) Construction and the Built Environment.
How do I know if it’s right for me?
Joining our Trainee Scheme is easy! All we require is that you are over 16 years of age and have achieved the required entry requirements for the appropriate University, as detailed at the bottom of this advert.
We offer a fully funded scheme where on completion you will gain a degree. Training will include time in relevant departments offering a broader understanding of how the business operates getting involved in interesting and challenging work. At the same time, you’ll be earning a competitive salary. Recent projects include; Liverpool Football Club Training Campus, Glasgow Whisky Experience and the Ikea Superstore Exeter.
How will I spend an average working week?
You’ll spend one day a week attending university studying towards your interested degree. It’s not all about study and exams though. When you’re not in University you’ll be putting into practice what you’ve learned by working with experienced colleagues on a range of high profile projects.
You will get responsibility from an early stage in your career and will play a key role in helping deliver projects on time and under budget. You will also have opportunities to work on our high-profile projects.
Don’t worry, you’re not alone, you’ll be supported by both a Buddy and a Mentor.
You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement
What do we need from you?
High personal standards of professionalism at all times particularly in relation to health and safety culture
Fully embrace the principles of the Considerate Constructors’ Scheme and provide active input to maximise the company’s performance in the scheme
Commitment to studying towards professional qualification
Strong analytical, written, communication and presentation skills
Willingness to develop your existing skills and acquire new ones
Ability to work independently and in a team, with a dedicated approach to meeting deadlines
Eligibility to work and live permanently in the UK
Hold a full UK Driving Licence (desirable) or access to private/public transport
We are an equal opportunities employer.
There is a requirement to travel to site.
Minimum entry requirements to study at Heriot Watt University:
Entry Requirements: SQA Highers at AAAB or equivalent.
HNC in a Construction related subject.
Foundation Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering in conjunction with SQA Highers at AAB.