Joshua Heavens, Cruden Small Works, Trainee Site Manager has just completed his first individual project at Urbis Cathedral Gardens. The three week land drain project was handed over on time, on budget and to Manchester City Council's complete satisfaction.
Josh joined Cruden as a Trainee 3 years ago through the Manchester City Council young person's initiative, Aspire. So far he has enjoyed a successful start to his career in the construction industry within the busy Small Works team. Project Manager, Damian Woodman and Site Manager Alex McIntosh have worked closely with Josh as he worked to complete his first project -which is part of the larger National Football Museum project for the North West Construction Hub.
Manchester City Council were delighted to hand over the Practical Completion Certificate and Les Yates Manchester City Council's Principal Buildings Surveyor commented "Thanks for completing the scheme to a high standard and successfully achieving the objective"
This is not the first big achievement for Josh since joining the Cruden Small Works team. At the 2009 Manchester City Council Aspire Awards Josh won the Apprentice Attendance Record Award with 100% attendance and was presented his award by one of Manchester's best known sportsman Ricky Hatton OBE. Josh has also been celebrate in Cruden's own Escalate annual awards winning Outstanding Achievement of the Year 2010 and most recently Josh took home the award for Young Professional of the Year 2011.
Mark Burns, Cruden Small Works Managing Director comments "Josh has just completed his HNC in Construction at The Manchester College and will be taking his degree in Construction Project Management at Salford University this September. He has fully embraced our 'Escalate' training and development programme in his role as Trainee Site Manager and has proved to be an excellent role model for other young persons in the Aspire programme. We are delighted with his commitment and achievements so far"