JOBS & CAREERS SPRING 2018 - 268
For over 150 years, Tarmac's products and expertise have helped to shape the world we live in.
Today, we are using innovation, training and technology to develop the construction solutions of the
future. Our people are at the heart of this story. We help them build their skills and careers across
a diverse range of roles, and harness their knowledge and fresh thinking to drive the future of our
business - and the future of UK infrastructure.
While many of you might have heard of the name Tarmac in relation
to roads - we invented the modern road surface more than a century
ago - this heritage is only the beginning of our story. Today, we
are the UK's leading sustainable construction materials business,
employing over 7,000 people at more than 400 sites across the UK.
Whether you're a school leaver looking to earn and learn or a recent
graduate, our diverse range of training schemes mean everybody can
start the journey to a great career with Tarmac. We also work with
the Career Transition Partnership to support armed forces veterans
into employment and apprenticeships.
In 2018, our apprentice programme will provide 100
individuals with the chance to make their mark with
Tarmac in a dynamic, fast-paced industry that shapes
the world around us.
Our people help to create projects of all scales; everything from some
of the country's most iconic structures like The Shard and Wembley
Stadium, to suppling DIY-ers and self builders with high quality
packed products for their local projects.
But there's more to what we do than constructing railways, homes,
roads and offices. Many of the materials we produce - aggregates
like limestone, sand and gravel - are essential for our everyday
lives. Everything from the clean drinking water in your homes, to
the medicines you take when you're sick, to the food you buy in
supermarkets and the glass in your window frames are reliant on the
So we mean it when we say we say we're part of the country's DNA.
Whatever your background, we're passionate about
giving people the opportunities and skills they need to
From research and development to marketing cuttingedge solutions, working with explosives or driving
thousand-tonne excavators, there are hundreds of
different careers with us. Our commitment to training
and career development also means we're behind you
100 per cent of the way if you want to learn new skills
for your job and fulfil your potential with Tarmac.
When it comes to apprentices and graduates, we're
putting our money where our mouth is. We're a
proud member of the '5% Club' - a group of leading
businesses committed to ensuring that 5 per cent of
our UK employees over the next five years are young
people on structured training schemes.