CEG and BAM construction hiring apprentice site manager for Globe Point development

A leading construction company are offering a rare opportunity for young people in Leeds to work on a major city centre development.

By Rebecca Marano
Monday, 16th August 2021, 11:45 am

CEG and construction partner BAM are seeking an apprentice site manager for the Globe Point development on Water Lane.

The 37,800 sq ft seven-storey building on Globe Road is set to provide the highest quality office accommodation for 400 people, as well as ground floor food and drink.

It will be part of the new neighbourhood in Temple district, part of the Tower Work regeneration.

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The Apprentice Construction Site Manager role will learn skills such as supervision of specialist contractors, minimisation of environmental impact on construction projects, control of quality of work, as well as personnel management, engagement and coordination.

Lucinda Yeadon, Community Liaison Manager at CEG, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice wanting to get into the construction trade.

"We’re working with our partners EN:Able Futures to support the apprentice and are keen to find an enthusiastic local recruit.

“They will benefit enormously from the opportunity as Globe Point is set to raise the benchmark in terms of quality, occupant wellbeing and sustainability, with unrivalled design and specification.”

Julie Deeley, Director of Operations at EN:Able Futures, said: “As the apprentice employer we work with each individual on a regular one-to-one basis ensuring each candidate has all the support, training and qualifications they need for working in a construction-based environment.”

Simon Sutcliffe, Construction Director at BAM said “BAM is committed to having a positive impact on the communities where we work and through this Apprentice scheme we are able to give local people the opportunity to gain the experience and skills they need for a career in the construction industry.

"We can’t wait to welcome our new apprentice to our Globe Point site and make them part of the BAM team”.

The company are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate a knowledge and interest in construction, be keen and enthusiastic and have effective community skills.

Essential qualities include an intention to learn to drive and own a car.

Potential applicants can find out more on the website.