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Civil Engineer - Summer Placement

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you a Trainee Engineer looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Engineer to join our team at our offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. We are looking for a colleague who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career.  We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Llandudno, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Please note - this position is for a 10-week paid fixed-term contract over the course of the summer

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, the Trainee Engineer will be part of a team delivering a project either on site or during the design stage. You will take a significant role in managing aspects of the work including safety, quality, time and cost. 

On a day to day basis, the Trainee Engineer will be undertaking any of the following tasks:

  • Reviewing drawings and planning the work
  • Communicating the plans
  • Overseeing work progress on site or through design
  • Setting out
  • Quality inspections
  • Measurement and progress recording
  • Innovating and proposing alternative solutions
  • Budgets
  • Valuations
  • Supplier Liaison

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Trainee Engineer who is in receipt of the following:

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Has a desire to earn whilst gaining valuable work experience in relevant sectors
  • Is studying or plans to study an Engineering degree accredited by one of the major engineering institutions with the intention to become a Chartered Engineer

About the Company

For the successful Trainee Engineer, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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