Exciting Apprenticeship Opportunities at East Sussex Highways

Apply for an Apprenticeship and become a Highway Electrical Maintenance Operative or Business Support Apprentice.

Costain and Jacobs CH2M are two companies that currently hold the East Sussex County Council Highways contract as a joint venture (

We are hoping to recruit seven people to take up either a two year Level 3 Business Support Apprenticeship or a four year Highway Electrical Apprenticeship.  We would like to see applications from young men and young women.

As an apprentice, you will undertake on the job training and a day release at college. You will be working 40 hours every week, which includes one day a week studying at college and then four days reporting to various depots across the county (Ringmer, Sidley and Heathfield). At the office, you will be supporting our Operational Delivery Teams who build and manage construction projects around the county. You will be applying what you learn at college to your working day.

During the apprenticeship, you will be paid a salary of £12,500 per annum. Your performance will be reviewed regularly and if you perform well then you may have the opportunity to go onto further study and continue working with us beyond the 2 year apprenticeship.

To apply for this opportunity and register your interest in attending the work readiness week, please follow the link below links.

Electrical Apprenticeship

Business Support Apprenticeship

For any questions, please email


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