Technical Graduate - Materials - Tarmac

Salary: Competitive
Location: North East, Durham
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Architecture & Construction, Engineering

Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Our innovate services and solutions help to deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the economy today and create a more sustainable built environment to support our future prosperity. Our unique combination of people, technology and assets enables us to collaborate with customers to offer unrivalled choice, innovation and flexibility.

For over 150 years our name has been synonymous with innovation. Inventions like porous asphalt and self-levelling concrete have helped shape the world we live in. Now we are helping to reshape it, with new solutions to overcome new challenges.

A career at Tarmac isn’t just a job, it’s a chance to shape the world we live in. Our graduate development programmes provide relevant, hands on experience, first class learning and development, and outstanding support. Tailor-made for ambitious individuals who are determined to make their mark.

At Tarmac, we believe our people are our business. We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. Joining our team as a Technical Graduate you will be entitled to a competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

• Bonus scheme
• 25 days holiday (plus statutory holidays)
• Contributory pension scheme
• Company Car (role dependant)
• Access to the Tarmac rewards website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
• Training and development opportunities

Who are we looking for?
• As our ideal Technical Graduate you will need to be enthusiastic, well organised, and self-motivated.
• You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with a minimum achievement of a 2:1 classification.

What might my 2 year programme entail?
The role of the Technical Graduate will be reporting to the Regional Materials Manager and form part of the team covering Tarmac Materials throughout the region. Your time spent as a Technical Graduate will include a variety of secondments providing you with a tremendous insight into the industry in general, i.e.

Regional Technical: Covering, SHE, Product Knowledge, Production Processes, Quality Control, Customer Exposure, Technical Systems Management, Complaint Handling, Commercial Drivers and Logistics.

This secondment will involve periods of time at Quarries, Sand & Gravel units, Recycling depots, Asphalt Plants and Concrete Plants.

Regional Contracting: Material Placement covering a wide range of products, Pre-Contract Site Assessments, Contract Vetting, Site Technical Management and Estimating.

National Technical Centre; Industry Specification Activities, R&D, Product Development, Pavement Design, Sustainability, Procurement Activities, National UKAS Laboratory Testing and Project Management.

• Bitumen supplier secondment
• Local Authority Roads Department secondment.
• Industry Consultant / Designer secondment

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Technical Graduate, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!

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