Trainee Planner 2024

Level 6 degree apprenticeship.

About our programme:

We’ve been voted the best place for graduates in construction and civil engineering across the UK, and our award-winning Graduate Programme is designed to give you a rich, hands-on experience where you will develop your technical skills, grow your network and gain professional qualifications if you want to. We are also proud to be a gold member of the 5% Club – an association that recognises employers with at least 5% of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions.

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Work with some of the best people in the industry in a full-time role, as you start an exciting and rewarding career where you will be enabled to add value to society.  

Our development programme consists of five modules and runs in parallel to your permanent job. The modules are designed to bring out your interpersonal and leadership skills, and complement the hands-on technical experience that you will gain in your role. 

We will also fully fund your academic qualification, the qualification you are enrolled on will be tailored to the role you will be doing, your academic level and personal ambitions. (We offer apprenticeships as well as other qualifications at various levels).  

If you’re eager to start getting hands-on, practical work and gain a recognised qualification, then our Trainee Programmes could be the foundation for your career with Galliford Try. 

What you will be doing:

As a Trainee Planner you will report to the Planner/Senior Planner and assist in the development of detailed construction programmes and methodology. You may be required to assist with the provision of planning support to a number ongoing of ‘live’ projects, as experience is gained this will develop into the provision of planning support during the tendering stage.

  • Assist in the development of pre-construction and construction programmes, taking into account design and procurement
  • Gain an understanding of Project management, Logistics and Sequencing
  • Assist with the production of clear and concise statements describing the programme strategy and construction methodology
  • Develop an understanding of Preliminaries Assessment
  • Assist in the development of plant and temporary works requirements and schedules
  • Provide ongoing support to live construction projects including site visits and monitoring of progress
  • Collate/Assist/Support in the production of As-Built records
  • Become familiar with the Galliford Try BMS and Information Management systems

Why work with us:

As a leading construction company, we take our role in society seriously, working to improve the UK’s built environment and delivering lasting change for the communities we work in. 

Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need; providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress; working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practices and caring for the environment in which we work. 

We believe success comes from our people, so we create a culture at Galliford Try in which you can thrive, ensuring we nurture an environment where you feel welcomed, valued and included so you are enabled to achieve your potential whatever your background.  

Our Agile Working programme empowers you with flexibility in when, where and how you work. Where appropriate, site and office-based employees can take advantage of a wide variety of working practices, offering different amounts of structure, regularity and flexibility to suit your needs as well as those of your wider team. 

Health and safety extends to wellbeing at Galliford Try and our ‘Be Well’ programme offers discounts on gym memberships and features advice and support for a range of issues. Our links with Mates in Mind also enable us to support our teams when it comes to the important theme of mental health and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it.  

Driven by our values, we are people-orientated and progressive, and our offering is defined by our people. So, if you’re a team player, committed, talented, enthusiastic and want to make a difference to the world around you, join our team and learn from the best. 

What we’re looking for:

  • Eagerness to learn and get involved in key projects 
  • Passion, adaptability and a flexible approach to work 
  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team  
  • Eligibility to work and live in the UK without restriction  

Our benefits:

On top of a competitive salary, you’ll benefit from flexible working with the freedom to adapt your working life around your home life to achieve a proper balance. 

  • Company car/car allowance (role dependent)
  • Generous holiday entitlement, increasing with years of service, plus the opportunity to purchase further holidays each year 
  • A wide range of corporate discounts
  • Cycle to Work schemes
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme
  • Private medical scheme options are available for all salaried employees and our employee assistance programme also provides free 24/7 support to those who need it
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Job ID Number: 776
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  • Deadline
    July 31st, 2024
  • Starting
    September 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Location
    Grangemouth (Central Scotland)
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