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Interior Systems Installer (dryliner) apprentice

Hoddesdon/Bishops Stortford

Vacancy Filled

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Taylor Wimpey takes part in the National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job scheme, where our sites are independently assessed by the NHBC across 28 different standards. We are committed to providing a safe place in which our employees and sub-contractors can work and to high standards of environmental management. Trades and labour are the backbone of our build process.

We build over 15,000 homes a year and are now looking to grow our directly employed trade’s teams, so if you are looking for a career in Production then you’ll be joining a business with a passion for getting things right first time and exceeding customer expectations. We are looking for quality skilled trades people that really take pride in the work they do.

Taylor Wimpey North Thames are looking to take on a Drylining Apprentice in a two year Standard programme Level 2, during which time the successful candidates will be working on two busy new house build construction sites in Hertfordshire.

What you will do:

The broad purpose of the occupation is to install, repair and maintain various elements of the internal structure of a building to a high standard.  The dryliner will apply methods to install different systems that form the walls and rooms within a building, often to hide wires and pipes and will work alongside qualified and experienced Dryliners learning the trade and assisting in all aspects of Drylining.


Actvities will include:

  • The measuring, cutting and installing of plasterboard
  • Taping and jointing of the boards
  • All other duties as and when required, successful candidates will work safely and responsibly at all times, with a positive and enthusiastic approach to work and training., they will be punctual and excellent attendance is expected at both work and college

What you will have:

  • Maths and English GCSEs
  • The ability to work in a well organised and accurate way
  • An awareness of safety issues, especially when working at height
  • The ability to work as part of a team and with other tradespeople
  • Knowledge of properties
  • CSCS Card preferrable
  • The ability to travel to college and various construction sites across the region (some of our sites are difficult to access using public transport).

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work:

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage). The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following

• Criminal records (DBS);

• Credit reference


The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further. What we will offer you: Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do.

Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, paid wet days, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do.

We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company. We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees.

If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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