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As an Apprentice Site Operative, you will gain experience by working alongside an experienced gang of site operatives as well as spending time at college (either day or residential block release).

The apprenticeship will include learning a range of practical construction skills including drainage, roadbuilding and concreting.

You should be physically fit, have good practical skills and enjoy working outdoors as a part of a team.


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade D/3) essential
Other Driving Licence (Grade Full) desired

You will initially be paid £5.40/hour but this will be reviewed as you progress.

What do Site Operatives do?

As a site operative you will carry out varied roles, working with plant, equipment and materials.


  • Preparing site, unloading and storing materials
  • Installing drainage
  • Constructing roads and car parks
  • Laying foundations
  • Preparing and laying reinforced concrete
  • Installing and maintaining sea and river defences
  • Preparing and installing kerbs, block paving and paving slabs


Hours of work:

You will initially be working 8 hours days, arriving on site at 7.30am, Monday to Friday.

Site operatives generally work 7.30am – 5.30pm, but this varies depending on daylight hours, weather and site requirements.


Reality Check:

You could be travelling an hour or more to site in the morning, it could be cold, it could be wet.


On the upside, 

  • You will be part of a team and gain job satisfaction from your completed works.
  • You will receive all the relevant training and gain qualification / certifications
  • You be given the chance to progress within the company to become a               Plant operative, Ganger, Site Foreman or Site Manager

For more information please contact David Ling – d.ling@breheny,co,uk

Please apply using the form below.

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