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Trainee Site Manager

04 March 2021
The Company
Barnes Construction, the largest division of The Barnes Group Limited, offers a comprehensive professional construction service. The Group is very proud of its commitment to its employees and actively encourages professional and personal development. Since its formation in 1978, the Company has established itself as a client-focussed Building Contractor, completing a wide range of contracts for blue chip and repeat business clientele. The business is based at its Head Office in Ipswich but operates throughout the UK. Barnes Construction is committed to good practice in Health & Safety and has established an extremely good record in this area.

Trainee Recruitment/Training Programme
Barnes Construction has a well structured Trainee Recruitment and Training Programme in place (detailed below). Recruitment takes place in April and November each year, ready for commencement in September. Advertisements appear in the East Anglian Daily Times/Evening Star and shortlists are drawn up thereafter from applications received.

The Role
The Trainee Site Manager will be based upon one of our sites working under the supervision of one of our experienced Site Managers. They will follow our structured training plan to ensure that over time they develop experience of all of the roles and responsibilities of Site Management and be capable in the future of running their own project. Key skills will include teamwork, leadership, and strong planning and organisational abilities. During the training period, they will receive regular progress reviews with a Director every six months, to ensure maximum benefit from the training scheme.

In addition to the hands on learning, training will also be supplemented with day release studies as part of a funded BSC (Hons) Degree qualification in Construction Management.

The Benefits
The company actively encourages continued training and offers realistic long-term career opportunities throughout the Group. The Management Trainee Programme reflects this ethos and offers progression through a defined career route with a competitive salary.

If you are interested in the above position, applications should, in the first instance, be made in writing enclosing a current CV marked for the attention of Mr Simon Severwright to the address below or by e-mail by the closing date of 7 May 2021 to:

Barnes Construction
6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark

All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence. Barnes Construction is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Please Note: Only personal applications made in writing or direct to will be accepted.

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6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark

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