About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for Trainee Material Technicians to join our team to work in Birmingham.

Role Purpose:

To assist in the testing of construction materials Aggregates, Soils & Concrete

What you’ll be doing

  • Live the Balfour Beatty Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of Sustainability activities
  • Maintaining safe methods of work for the materials team in the laboratory
  • Maintaining high standards of work and compliance with UKAS accreditation requirements
  • Comply with the site quality system for materials testing laboratory.
  • Deliver results by deadlines as required by the contract and project teams.
  • Who we’re looking for

    The following qualities/experience are essential: Time keeping, reliability, some flexibility on working hours is offered.

    The following qualities/experience are desirable: Previous experience of working in a UKAS accredited laboratory is desirable but full training will be provided for suitable candidates.

    There will be a key focus on health and safety within the laboratory and working to safe systems of work is mandatory.

    Why work for us

    Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe: HS2.

    We are building the West Midlands section of HS2’s Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

    Diversity and Inclusion: We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all – living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership. We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    Flexible working: Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations. Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people’s personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

    Disability confident: We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

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