Big jobs boost as major building company looks to recruit 70 apprentices with “significant” number based in Wisbech

R G Carter apprentice scheme

R G Carter apprentice scheme - Credit: Archant

A major building company wants 70 full time trainees with a “significant” number of the jobs to be based in Wisbech.

R G Carter apprentice scheme

R G Carter apprentice scheme - Credit: Archant

R G Carter announced the recruitment drive today and hopes to hire all 70 within the next two months.

The company – which recently completed the new Tesco store at Chatteris- promised “competitive training packages for ‘on the job’ education”.

A company spokesman said: “The roles on offer are very diverse and range from traditional skills to design and all levels of management.”

New recruits will join an apprentice programme managed by the Carter Academy.

R G Carter apprentice scheme

R G Carter apprentice scheme - Credit: Archant


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“We want people preferably in their late teens with a driving licence to embark on a unique accelerated training course in carpentry or brickwork,” said the spokesman.

“The programme, with experienced craft mentors in attendance will see trainees achieve a level 2 apprenticeship in either site carpentry or brickwork in around 18 months.”

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The academy is also recruiting trainee managers in contract management, quantity surveying, estimating, and design and planning throughout its 12 regional offices.

Successful candidates will be enrolled onto part time honours degree courses with professional accreditation being the ultimate academic goal.

Jeremy Moynihan, HR director, said: “We are looking for focused and committed young people who genuinely want a sustained career in construction to join our teams for the long term.

“The construction industry has shown steady growth during the last year and at R G Carter we have an excellent track record of training and investment in the future of our people”.

Anyone interested needs to apply in writing to recruitment@rgcarter.co.uk

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