Apprentice Building Control Technician (Civil Engineering L3 Qual)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/06/2022 23:59
National Minimum Wage For Age (see below)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Municipal Buildings, Stockton on Tees
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Jun
Further Information


We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join us on an apprenticeship with the Council and we are offering a great career opportunity in return within Building Control. Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work. We truly value our Apprentices and recognise that they enable us to identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce, increase diversity and help deliver our ambitious plans.

A Building Control Technician provides assistance to surveyors and other construction professionals in the development of design solutions. The work involves the enforcement of building regulations and applying them to submitted building designs. As a Building Control Technician, you will be working under supervision within our building control team working alongside contractors, consultants and planners. There is also opportunity for future progression within the team upon the successful completion of your apprenticeship qualification.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: All candidates are required to meet the minimum essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• Minimum 5 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above or equivalent Level 2 qualifications (must include English & Maths)
• Excellent IT Skills – Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
• Good Communication skills including report writing skills
• Ability to organise own workload and work effectively under pressure
• Ability or willingness to work towards independent travel around the Borough
• Flexibility to work outside normal office hours inc. weekends.

You will be given appropriate paid time off work, to attend college and work towards completion of the Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship

PLEASE NOTE: You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in the same or similar subject.

APPRENTICESHIP BENEFITS: We offer an excellent total reward package for apprentices including:
• Competitive salary - paying National Minimum Wage for Age or above
• Annual Leave Entitlement - 26 Days plus Bank Holidays
• Flexible Working – Flexi-time and the ability to work away from the office / at home in line with the Council’s policy after an initial 6 month probation period (Certain roles only)
• Health & Wellbeing Support – including Counselling and Physiotherapy Services
• Learning & Development opportunities - including a dedicated Mentor to support you and opportunities specifically for our Apprentices
• Fixed Term contract – allowing sufficient time to complete your qualification
• Potential to secure employment with the Council upon completion, and apply for internal vacancies restricted in the first instance to Council Employees throughout your apprenticeship.


SALARY: We pay our apprentices the National Minimum Wage depending on Age. The rates of pay increase every year in April – set by the national government.
• Age 23 and over, £9.50p.h., £18,328p.a.
• Age 21 to 22, £9.18p.h., £17,710p.a.
• Age 18 to 20, £6.83p.h., £13,177p.a.
• Under 18, £4.81p.h., £9,279p.a.

HOW TO APPLY: Please ensure you submit an online application form by the Exntedned closing date of Sunday 26 June 2022. Please ensure you refer to the information included in the Advert, Job Description and Person Specification when completing your application.

If you would like an informal discussion about the apprenticeship opportunity, please contact Ray Sullivan – Building Control Manager on 01642 526040 or email: raymond.sullivan@stockton.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.