Apprentice Site Supervisor - Manchester

The Horbury Group recognises the talents and commitment of its workforce and values each member’s contribution in making the business what it is today. We continually inspire and support our employees in continuing career development and have clear progression pathways for the roles within the organisation.

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Qualifications Required

5 GCSE’s grade A-C including English and Maths or Equivalents and one of the following: 
• 2 A-Levels grade D and Above or 
• Level 3 Diploma in Construction/Building Services/Civil Engineering or 
• Another Level 3 qualification and a minimum of 1 years site experience


Full Description

We welcome and respect employees input to assist in continuously reviewing processes and practices to ensure we remain competitive and responsive within our sector. 
As an apprentice site supervisor, you will assist the Site Manager in the day to day control and delivery of construction projects to meet customer specifications (quality, time, cost, etc.) such that all risks are controlled and specification is delivered to programme and budget. 
You will be a valued member of the team and receive high quality mentoring from experienced colleagues and the opportunity to pursue academic qualifications. 

The right candidate for our group will be someone who is looking to begin their career within construction for whom we are prepared to invest our time, experience and offer of continued employment. 
This Construction Built Environment Apprenticeship is an exciting opportunity to understand, appreciate and begin your career in a Technical Construction role. You need to be prepared to learn and comprehend the mechanics of working in the industry to be successful in your role. 

This opportunity requires you to be part of a team, to demonstrate self-discipline and be able to receive and follow instructions accurately and methodically. You will report to the Site Manager and be expected to work to targets and deadlines. 

• Ensures safe working practices and HS&E procedures are fully implemented across site. 
• Manage the day to day delivery of construction projects. 
• Liaise with the Senior Site Management to ensure that they are fully appraised of the project progress and are notified of all financial, specification and time issues / risks. 
• Ensure that all materials delivered to site meet specification and production requirements. 
• Day to day control of waste management. 
• Ensure that all additional work is identified and that the Project/Commercial Manager are fully aware of all potential opportunities.


Working Week

42.5 hours: Monday - Friday; 08:00 – 16:30 (depending on site) 
(1 hour unpaid lunch break)





Application Deadline Date 



Possible Start Date 



Personal Qualities 

• Ensures that decisions are made by evaluating priorities and timescales and informs others of decisions. Reconsiders in the light of new information; 
• Takes responsibility for own actions and takes their fair share of team tasks; 
• Encourages others through personal commitment and enthusiasm; 
• Guides and coaches others and gives constructive feedback; 
• Encourages a questioning attitude in colleagues and subordinates; 
• Uses acquired knowledge and skills to perform new job related tasks, seeking advice and guidance where necessary; 
• Takes personal ownership by responding promptly to internal and external customer enquiries; 
• Demonstrates an awareness of financial and cost implications of all decisions and activities.


Skills Required 

,Administration Skills,Communication Skills,Numeracy Skills,Public Speaking Skills,Team Building Skills,Literacy Skills,Problem Solving Skills,Organisational Skills,Manual Work Skills


Future Prospects

Continued employment with the organisation. 
Further training as appropriate.


Training to be Provided

You will study for:- 
Higher Apprenticeship in Construction Management: 

• Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction and Building Services Management and Supervision (Sustainability) 
• Level 4 HNC Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment 
Core Units 
• Design Principles and Applications for Construction and the Built Environment 
• Science and Materials for Construction and the Built Environment 
• Health, Safety and Welfare for Construction and the Built Environment 
• Group Project in the Construction Industry


Other Information 

From the 1st April 2017, the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for apprentices aged 16-18, and those aged over 19 who are in the first year of their Apprenticeship, is set at £3.50 per hour. The NMW applies to time working and time spent training as this is also part of the Apprenticeship. Anyone not covered by the age categories above will be entitled to the NMW appropriate to their age.


Reality Check

You must be interested in undertaking a career within Construction. 

You need to be able to travel and possibly lodge throughout the UK. 

You must be flexible and willing to undertake site visits and be prepared to learn how the industry operates and appreciate how business maintains its competitive edge. 

We will require 2 references in support of your application.






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