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Trainee Materials Tester Apprentice

The Balfour Beatty VINCI Construction Group is recruiting Trainee Materials Tester Apprentice opportunity to develop a career within the construction sector, offering you the chance to develop skills and specialisms that are highly sought after alongside the opportunity to work with Balfour Beatty VINCI, the largest joint venture delivering HS2 in the West Midlands.

about the Job
As a member of the Balfour Beatty site laboratory team you will test the behaviour of bulk construction materials. The results of these tests will be used to improve the performance of existing products, to eliminate faults with construction materials already in use, and to help with the development of new technologies. You will be supporting the management and delivery of our materials engineering service across the HS2 project.

Apprenticeships Salary for 16 to 24 years old:
The 2021 National Minimum Wage rate for an apprentice is from £4.15 to 8.85 per hour.

Job tag: apprenticeship for construction materials tester engineer in West Midlands, Birmingham by Balfour Beatty.


This apprenticeship job will be recruited in partnership with Youthforce, a Balfour Beatty training provider.

Working alongside other team members, testing the behaviour of bulk construction materials including concrete, aggregates and bituminous materials.

Improving the performance of existing products, to eliminate faults with materials already in use, and to help with the development of new technologies.

Developing an understanding, knowledge and practical methods used to examine materials, including non-destructive testing (NDT).

Job Benefits

This job provides an opportunity to get into the Construction industry
Balfour Beatty VINCI Construction is a very experienced company, you will learn from the best.


Apply online at Balfour Beatty VINCI Construction Apprentice

About Balfour Beatty:
George Balfour joined the Blackness Foundry in Dundee as an apprentice in 1888. He subsequently qualified as a mechanical and electrical engineer in 1909, together with Andrew Beatty, an English accountant, he founded Balfour Beatty which was to become a very successful construction business company in the UK.

Employment Type
Construction - Apprentice
Job Location
21 Mindelsohn Way, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2WB, UK
Base Salary
£4.15-£8.85 Per hour
Date posted
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