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Apprentice Engineering Technician

Employer
BUCKINGHAM GROUP CONTRACTING LIMITED
Location
Lake Farm, West Street, Steeple Claydon, BUCKINGHAM, MK18 2EP
Salary
£403.84 per week
Closing date
7 Sep 2022

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Engineering & Aerospace
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
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Our Apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to train primarily as an Engineering Technician but with the option to progress into Site Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Buying or Estimating. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside and assist qualified professionals in these roles to really gain an understanding of each of the career paths available to you. Join us as an apprentice and after 27 months you'll gain a nationally recognised qualification ready to begin your career in one of the most exciting industries around!

As an Engineering Technician what can I expect to be doing?

You will have hands on experience from day one and will receive on-going training and support to enable you to play an important role in our site team.

On a daily basis you will assist to instruct our skilled workforce, maintain diaries of site activities and ensure works are carried out safely to the company's Health and Safety procedures.

One of your primary roles will be setting out on site and communicating this information to our skilled employees. Setting out is carried out using specialist equipment and can be described as the reverse of surveying. While surveying is the process of creating maps and plans of a site or area, setting out starts with plans and ends with them being turned into reality on site. You will develop the fundamental skill of taking the information from the plans and turning it into useable information for setting out.

Construction Industry

Construction Engineering is a professional discipline that deals with thedesigning,planning, management andconstructionof projects such as stadiums, commercial buildings and houses.

Careers available in the construction industry include Engineers, Planners, Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors to name a few.

What does a Construction Engineer do?

Engineers are construction professionals who make up site supervisory and management teams with most Engineers working predominantly outdoors.

Engineers turn plans into reality and are responsible for ensuring that projects are completed to a high quality and within the given time frame. Engineers play an important role in managing health and safety on sites, as well looking after the environment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The candidate will need to be confident and well presented
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential to this role
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.


Personal qualities

  • You must be keen to work outdoors
  • You must be well presented and organised
  • You should also be honest, reliable and willing to learn
  • You must be committed to completing this apprenticeship
  • A desire to learn about the Construction Industry


Desired qualifications

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above or equivalent is preferred.
  • A Level or equivalent
  • full driving licence desirable but not essential


Future prospects

Following completion of Level 4 Apprenticeship

·Option 1 - progress onto higher level apprenticeship

·Option 2 - continue role full-time within the business
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