Graduate Opportunity

Trainee Product Assessor (Construction)

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About us

The BBA is committed to helping businesses and organisations supply the construction industry with products, systems and installers of the highest quality.

Since our launch in 1966 we have developed rigorous testing, inspection and certification services to support manufacturers and installers in achieving excellence – and to provide reassurance throughout the industry.

Carried out by teams with detailed technical knowledge and experience, our certification and inspection services are recognised by building control, local authorities, industry insurers and the key construction trade associations in the UK.

The role

The main purpose of the Trainee Product Assessor is to learn and gain the skills required to become a fully trained Project Manager, and so to plan, co-ordinate and carry out assessments of construction products and systems.

As a Trainee Product Assessor, you will be working with a team of established Project Managers initially in a supporting role to learn the skills required to progress and become fully competent. You will be working in a team that assesses various types of construction products and systems including coatings, waterproofing materials and roofing.

Essential Requirements:

  • Familiarity with scientific subjects such as Chemistry and Physics.
  • Strong technical background with an understanding & analysis of technical matters.
  • Analytical report writing-skills.
  • Higher qualification in a relevant technical discipline.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Good understanding of construction products, ideally coatings, waterproofing and roofing.
  • Construction industry in general/site experience.
  • Background in a relevant scientific subject or in the construction industry.

You must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this position.


There are so many reasons to join the BBA, working with inspirational and talented people, the enjoyment of a varied and interesting job role as well as a friendly place to work. See a full list of our benefits here.


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Opportunity Overview

  • March 24th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Garston (Watford)

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Chemistry
  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Physics
  • Structural

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