Apprentice Joiner - KROL Corlett - REF: K013

Krol Corlett is a Merseyside-based construction company operating across the Northwest of England. 

They deliver construction projects on time and within budget, providing innovative construction solutions for public and private sector clients.

Success is based on their ability to understand and appreciate clients’ requirements and work in partnership with the entire project team to exceed the clients expectations.

Krol Corlett was established as Krol Corlett & Company in June 1969, a small family-based company that focused on completing small traditional construction projects for a range of clients, typically employing less than five staff the company traded for nearly 40 years. 

In October 2006, Krol Corlett construction Limited was established to move the business forward and build upon the 40 year history. Krol Corlett Construction is now solely owned and managed by Dave Corlett and Simon Krol. 

Dave Corlett qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1999, having worked in surveying practices for 12 years. 

Simon Krol is a qualified Construction Manager and has worked in the construction industry for 20 years. 

The company specialise in what the construction industry would call 'Small Projects', ranging in value from a few thousand pounds to a maximum value of £2 million. 

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Joinery
  • Obtaining and loading out of trade related materials. 
  • Using power tools in conjunction with construction, repairs and maintenance
  • Carrying out construction operations, repairs and maintenance
  • Working as a general operative under supervision of skilled staff

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Be keen to learn and work hard
  • Have qualifications required/predicted GCSE Grade 9 - 3/A - D in Maths and English
  • Some work experience would be beneficial

Location: Various
Contracted hours: 39
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 July 2019

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If you would like support completing your application form, please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support’