Materials Technician Apprenticeship

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What's on offer

Position: Laboratory and Materials Technician Apprentice

Salary: £12,400 PA

Hours: 45 hours per week

Location: Alconbury, Brampton, Godmanchester, Boxworth, Bar Hill

Working within the site laboratory you will test the behaviour of bulk construction materials including concrete, aggregates, and bituminous materials. The results of these tests will be used to improve the performance of existing products, to eliminate faults with materials already in use, and as a quality control check to make sure all materials comply with customer and contract specifications.

Our training and development programme will push you towards excellence in the following areas:

Making sure sampling and testing comply with British and European standards.

 Making sure proper records are filed correctly, meeting UKAS requirements.

 Developing an understanding of materials reporting.

 Analysing test results and produce reports that inform project engineers and managers against agreed deadlines.

 Making sure laboratory equipment is in good order and reporting any defects to the laboratory manager.

 Communicating regularly and effectively with internal /external clients /site engineering staff on testing requirements.

 Complying with laboratory and site safety procedures.

 Maintaining training records.

Apprentices will study to complete their Level 3 Certificate in Laboratory Technical Skills during the 18 month programme.

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