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Design and Technical Apprentice - Flintshire

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Design and Technical Apprentice

Division: Redrow Group Services

Department: Design & Technical

Number of positions for this role: 1

Location: St Davids Park, Flintshire


Technical apprentices will work within the Design and Technical Department to provide assistance in the preparation and maintenance of the Standard Housing Portfolio for the Redrow Group.

Our technical teams think about every single detail so that we create beautifully designed homes that have superb ‘kerb appeal’. For each location, they create the architectural and engineering designs that will form the basis of the new development. They’ll provide working drawings to our build teams, but their involvement doesn’t end there. Far from it. They’ll be on hand to provide expert advice at every stage of the construction process. Join us here, and you can expect to be everything from an architect, highway designer, landscape designer, structural engineer and an interior designer all in the same day.

It all makes for a hugely varied career. As a technical apprentice, you can expect to play an integral part in the entire development lifecycle and learn from the very best.  At every stage of the process, you’ll take real pride in the award-winning developments you’ll be helping to create.

Key Responsibilities;

Supporting the technical department in meeting its operational objectives.

Accompanying technical department team members on site visits.

Attending day release at college to study towards the appropriate qualification as advised by training@redrow.

Comply with responsibilities as laid down in the group’s Health & Safety Policy in order to ensure a safe environment within the department.

Ensure familiarity with Redrow’s group’s Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and comply with employee responsibilities.

At all times comply with company policies, procedures and instructions.

To assist with the departmental day to day operational activities as required.

To assist with photocopying and collating of Technical material.

Assisting the technical department with handling telephone enquiries from internal and external sources, ensuring detailed messages are taken when necessary and redirecting calls to the relevant member of the Team.

Contribute to improving the business and enhancing the reputation of the company by putting forward new ideas and by implementing change when requested to do so.

These are illustrative duties and the post holder will be expected to become involved in a range of work to enable the region to respond effectively to the requirements of the business.

What we are looking for

Here at Redrow we focus on getting the right people – with the right skills, therefore we want our successful candidates to demonstrate:

Experience of working well as part of a team
A positive, “can-do” attitude
A willingness to learn and develop
A passion for all aspects of design and engineering

Application tips

For more information, take a look at our ‘The Making of You’ guide to our Apprentice Programmes. This will help give you a better understanding of what we offer.

We're looking for enthusiastic, energetic applicants who want to learn and develop.

Attention to detail and a desire to 'get it right' first time are really important. If you have any experience in your chosen trade, make sure you tell us about it! This may include:

Work experience
School work
Projects at home

...or any other experience you might have.

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities and make sure you have a good CV with all of your contact details, grades (or predicted grades) included.

What next? – Once applications close we will beging our shortlisting and selection process, as we expect a large number of applications please don’t expect to hear back straight away.

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, region/ belief, sexual orientation or age.

Closing Date: 30/05/2018

To Apply for this role click the 'Apply' button below or click here.

Company Description

Redrow is one of the largest and most acclaimed housebuilders in the UK. Over the course of our 40-year history, we have built a reputation for quality in everything we do; from creating beautiful homes that people love to live in, to delivering an outstanding service to each and every customer. Our awards speak for themselves. In 2015, we not only received a five-star customer satisfaction rating from the Home Builders Federation for the fifth year in a row; we were also named Best Large House builder for two consecutive years at the prestigious WhatHouse Awards.

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