Bricklaying

Operating Company: Berkeley Homes Capital

Application Reference Number: BHCAPBick

Level: 2

Entry Requirements: Maths and English GCSE’s grade 3 and above or equivalent 

Location: London

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Starting Salary:

Under 18s - £14,500pa

Over 18 years of age £16,500pa

Application End Date: 26th June 2022

Brief Description: 

Assist in the construction of a brick building and what is essentially the shell of a building.

Person Specification:

  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Hard-working
  • Follows instructions
  • Good practical skills
  • Methodical and meticulous
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Able to work at heights
  • Good levels of fitness and stamina
  • Takes pride in the job 
  • Flexible
Overview of the Role:
  • Mix mortar, cut components and lay bricks
  • Building external and internal walls, curves and arches
  • Cavity walling
  • Joint masonry and masonry cladding
  • Assist with setting out for the construction of break and blockwork
  • Interpret drawings and plans
  • A physically demanding role that often involves carrying heavy or awkward loads
  • Work safely and competently in a site based environment always adhering to Group Health and Safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake an agreed programme of learning that leads to gaining a recognised qualification as part of an apprenticeship framework/standard. 
  • To actively participate in your development plan under the supervision of your line manager, sub-contractor management team and the College assessor 
  • To work under supervision to learn your role. Specifics for each apprenticeship role can be found at the end of the job description. 
  • To work safely and competently in a site based environment and to always adhere to Group Health and Safety Standards.
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is used at the appropriate time for each task being undertaken.
  • To undertake and take part in other duties, meetings, toolbox talks, supervision, training and events as requested by your manager that aids learning and development for your role. 
  • To demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, forming mutual trust and professional respect.
  • To operate with a ‘one team’ approach demonstrating flexible engagement with internal and external colleagues. 
  • To operate with consistent effort, overcoming obstacles to achieve a goal.
  • To be self-driven with a willingness to learn, adopting a ‘can do’ mentality and work ethic.
  • To maintain the Berkeley Homes brand and assist in the delivery of a quality product with minimal build defects leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond.
  • To consistently work to a high standard and look for ways to improve current working practices and processes for the benefit of customers and Berkeley Homes.
  • Act in accordance with the company Culture and Values of ‘Our Vision’ commitment to being a World Class Business generating long-term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live.

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