Apprentice Project Controls Technician - Hereford - 2022

Balfour Beatty

HR2 6JX, Rotherwas Industrial Estate

About the role

Level 3 Project Controls Technician Apprenticeship


Qualifications required: 5 GCSEs Grade 4/C or above


This role will be based in Hereford (Rotherwas)


About the role: 


By joining our project controls apprenticeship scheme, you’ll work closely with the people who are managing project delivery for our business. The scheme will support the development of your skills, knowledge and experience, and introduce you to the methods used to help us monitor performance.


You will have the opportunity to work on live projects/contracts and to learn from a host of experienced and talented managers. We deliver projects of differing size and scope throughout the UK and you will play a key role in ensuring we utilise appropriate project controls techniques to support the management team in monitoring project performance.


You will be based in Hereford, but after your first 6-12 months may have opportunities to travel and support our projects across the UK


What the apprenticeship will offer: 


We will support you through your formal apprentice qualification in addition you will follow the Balfour Beatty Enhanced Apprentice programme. There are a mix of development events and activities, plus in year 2 you will compete in the Balfour Beatty Brathay Apprentice Challenge, to help us find the Balfour Beatty Apprentice Team of the Year! The challenge is a mix of community engagement activities and a team building event in the Lake District. Find out more here… There is also the opportunity to complete the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award as part of your apprenticeship.


This is a unique opportunity to work whilst you learn and develop key skills that will be valuable throughout your career – an opportunity not to be missed.

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be able to develop your career further within Balfour Beatty, including the option to move onto the next level of your apprenticeship.


This is a unique opportunity to work whilst you learn and develop key skills that will be valuable throughout your career – an opportunity not to be missed.

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be able to develop your career further within Balfour Beatty, including the option to move onto the next level of your apprenticeship.


Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Project Controls Technician:


  • Embedding project controls techniques into the delivery strategy of the project
  • Earned Value Management analysis, monitoring and reporting
  • Programme governance and management
  • Cost Engineering
  • Developing effective working relationships with members of the project management team
  • Compiling, analysing and challenging performance data


Our programme recognises the importance of giving meaningful and challenging work, so you can expect to be immersed in real activities and given responsibilities from the outset.


Who we’re looking for:


  • You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent grade 4/C or above
  • Ideally, experience in an construction/engineering environment
  • A flexible approach to work 
  • A team-focus with the ability to interact with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative


Salary & benefits: 


We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered. For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and what’s involved in the scheme click here and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group. Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact [email protected] 


Diversity & Inclusion


At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone 

 

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. 

 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/ 

 

Balfour Beatty is also leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies. 


Closing Date – applications are open until 6th March 2022 but we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Balfour Beatty reserves the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before the closing date. 

Interested in this role?


Application deadline
06/Mar/2022
Start date
04/Apr/2022
Work type
Apprenticeship