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Trainee Fitter

Job Reference tarmac/TP/112/2318

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Competitive plus benefits
Working Hours:
Closing Date:
Job Functions:
Early Careers
Region / Division:
Operations A&A
Business Unit:
North & Scotland

Job Introduction

Come and join us as a Trainee Fitter at Tarmac where you'll get hands on experience in various tasks that will help develop your skills, qualify and allow you to progress within the business! Electricians in our business work on heavy machinery and play a critical role in keeping our manufacturing plants functioning. ​

You will be a vital part of the team responsible for making sure all the systems in place are efficient, that daily maintenance is at a high standard, and also coming up with new ideas to make production more efficient.

Main Responsibilities

Activities may include:

  • General maintenance.​

  • Managing breakdowns on site and finding faults .​

  • Adding new systems on site for better productivity. ​

  • Running mechanical tests​.

  • Health and safety checks which include risk assessments and fire alarm tests​.

  • Maintaining a clean and safe working environment and ensuring safety comes before anything else!​

  • Taking pride in all work completed and being determined to succeed!​

Life on site will involve working both inside and outside.  It won’t always be glamorous and sometimes you might find yourself in a dusty or confined environment.  However, your safety and health is our number one priority and full protective clothing and equipment is provided.  Your colleagues are there to help and look out for each other, and safety is everyone’s responsibility.

While learning in your day-to-day role, you will complete our Professional Maintenance Development Programme, giving you a good grounding to start an exciting career in our industry. Further details of the qualification can be found here:

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role:​

Qualifications required:

GCSEs (or equivalent), A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) including English and Maths.


  • Safety first mindset​.

  • Practical and hands-on​.

  • Enthusiastic about starting a career in the building materials industry!​

  • Passionate about working safely​.

  • A team player​.

  • Willingness to learn and develop​.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.