Morlais contractor enrols new cohort of higher apprentices

Morlais’ contractor, Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK, has reinforced its commitment to provide local opportunities by welcoming a new intake of 10 higher apprentices. They will work on different projects including on Morlais.

One of the latest recruits is 19-year-old Twm Tudor, from Bryngwran, Anglesey, who has started working on Morlais this month.

On working on the scheme, which is around 10 miles from his home, the fluent Welsh speaker said: “I can’t wait to be a part of the team on Morlais, it is a very exciting opportunity and one that I am relishing.

“Being able to work in the civil engineering industry in my local area is something I’ve always wanted to do.

“By starting on this project, I’m hoping that I’ll be able to progress my career by working with experienced civil engineers who are also from the area.

“I’m really looking forward to being out onsite and learning on the job.”

Gerallt Llewelyn Jones, a director with Morlais added: “Benefiting the local community is extremely important to us, so it’s great to hear that the next generation of workers coming to work on the Morlais project are from this community. Jones Bros offer great opportunity for young civil engineers in north Wales, and opportunities that I hope will continue for years to come.”

Morlais is funded by the European Regional Development fund through the Welsh Government. It is also supported by the Isle of Anglesey County Council, North Wales Growth Deal, as well as The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.