Apprentice Plant Operators - Pen y Cymoedd

Vacancy Details

This is an external apprenticeship vacancy

Employer Name:

Jones Bros Civil Engineering

Type of vacancy:



Pen y Cymoedd, Treherbert, Rhondda.

Closing Date:


Vacancy ID:



At least minimum wage - to be confirmed

Hours of Work:

Full time

Start Date:


Careers Wales Admin Ref:


Vacancy Description

Construction Trades
Building and Construction
A joint venture partnership between two Wales-based civil engineering firms has won the contract to provide civil and electrical infrastructure for one of the UK’s largest onshore wind farms.
Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK and Balfour Beatty will operate in a 50:50 joint venture on behalf of Vattenfall to deliver infrastructure for the 76 turbine Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project.
Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK is looking for 2 Apprentice Plant Operators, to join its Plant Operative Apprentice Scheme at Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project.
Applicants must be aged 18 or over, possess a full driving licence, and be available to take part in an interview process during the first two weeks of December.
The apprenticeship programme is due to begin on Monday, January 27, providing a unique opportunity for participants to learn construction plant skills, earn a wage and gain NVQ level qualifications.
Successful candidates will spend ten weeks at the dedicated Jones Bros training centre in Ruthin, North Wales before applying their new skills.
For further information, contact training coordinator Ffion Roberts on 01824 709222 or before the application closing date.

Training provided

Construction plant skills- NVQ level qualifications. Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS)

Desirable personal qualities

You must:
Be 18 years of age or over on 1st January 2014
Have a full UK Driving License
Be interested in working on Civil Engineering/Construction Sites, operating plant and labouring.
Be prepared to work away from home.
Be enthusiastic and willing to learn.
The ability to be flexible is crucial, as we win contracts all over the country. A good attitude, enthusiasm and having a strong client focus, the ability to understand and carry out what our clients are looking for, are also really important.

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

You must be available to take part in an interview process during the first two weeks of December.

More information

This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.