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Abbie

Abbie

General Management Graduate

TARMAC

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    Abbie’s job involves checking on site that there is enough materials, measuring tonnage of asphalt for roads, time management in a small window to work on large motorways such as the M25.

    As part of her role Abbie will be involved in spending short placements with many different departments across Tarmac’s business to develop a wide range of skill sets, e.g. Commercial/Operational strategies, Financial controls, Management of small teams and Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality management.

  • Did you know? »

    This job involves the whole spectrum of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).

    A graduate programme (also known as a ‘graduate scheme’ or, occasionally, ‘trainee programme’) is a fixed-term entry-level position offered by companies to university (typically those who have graduated in the last few years).

  • Routes »

    University degree in a relevant field of engineering.

    Other entry routes include:

    • College course
    • An apprenticeship
    • Working towards this role
    • Specialist courses run by professional bodies
  • Entry Requirements »

    Physics, chemistry, goegraphy, maths are suggested A-Level subjects.

    • 1 or 2 A levels, or equivalent, for a foundation degree or higher national diploma
    • 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
    • A degree in any subject for a postgraduate course
  • Skills and Knowledge »
    • Highly motivated
    • Self-starter
    • Willingness to learn
    • Take on challenges
    • Effective communicator
    • Hand-on, practical skills
    • Aspirational leader
    • Work collaboratively
  • 10 reasons why »
    1. Become a leader and role model
    2. Provide support to projects in their delivery
    3. Focus on future development and sustainability
    4. Assist teams working on the field
    5. A chance to shape our surroundings - buildings, roads, etc.
    6. Working directly with people who share a common goal
    7. Gain insight into varied fields
    8. Guide others in fulfilling criteria
    9. Enjoy a competitive salary
    10. Work in established companies
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