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Structural Engineer Apprentice

Blue Engineering
The Lux Building, Unit 6 - 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 6BU
£16,000.00 annually
Closing date
6 Dec 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
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What will the apprentice be doing?

A typical day might consist of:
  • Going on a site visit to a property in the morning
  • Coming into the office and preparing the drawings for a project using AutoCAD
  • Sitting down with the team to discuss design changes/ideas
  • In the afternoon, having a workload meeting to run through resources/project timelines
  • Continue drawing up the project, developing the design with the engineers
  • Preparing and sending some emails out to clients
  • Completing your timesheet and preparing for the next working day

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Apprentice Engineers will study Civil Engineering undergraduate degree, over a five-year period, on a day release program with London Southbank University (LSBU). This degree apprenticeship offers a cost-free route to professional qualification, combining undergraduate education with on-the-job training. At the end of your university course, you will recieve a degree apprenticeship, with BEng (hons). Also, the apprentice will have the oportunity to continue working at the company to further their career and also help other apprentices.

Blue Engineering have won awards for its Apprenticeship Programme. Our Managing Partner, James Nevin, has recently become an Ambassador for the London Apprenticeship Ambassador Network where he champions Apprentices.

"The modern Degree Apprenticeship is a fantastic way for a school leaver to develop their career. The university fees are all paid, and they get paid whilst they are trained. When finished, our apprentices are far stronger than those who choose the traditional full time University route and have higher salaries." James Nevin, Managing Partner.

Who we are?

We are a people-led structural engineering consultancy that are gaining market share every year due to our innovative processes and unique business model. We have grown on average 25% every year and to continue this trajectory, we need to get the absolute best staff in our company.

Established in 2010, we have become specialists in modernising and changing residential buildings in the UK. We work in partnership with 100's of architectural practices to deliver considered solutions. Our aim is to supply our clients the best experience in upgrading their home, office, or portfolio of buildings.

Our Culture

Our values are the driving force of our culture and our way of working' and therefore it is important that everyone who joins us can relate to them. We are committed to:
  • Longevity
  • Innovation
  • Transparency
  • Wellness
  • Authenticity
  • Interdependency

We believe that instilling these principles in our working practice will enrich and strengthen our team's dynamic and lead to prosperous commercial relationships with architects and clients.

Entry requirements
  • Have full eligibility to work in the UK
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Qualifications

o Either at least three A levels (BBC) including Maths and Physics

o Or a BTEC National Diploma (DDM) in engineering

  • Production of CAD drawings
  • Preparation of calculations & specifications
  • Document management and project administration
  • Liaising with the design team and clients
  • Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
  • Contributing to solving problems
  • Carrying out site inspections with team leads


Blue Engineering offer all staff a wealth of benefits which we continue to improve.We provide: ability to buy more holiday, flexible working, interest free loans, the cycle to work scheme, matched charitable donations, financial coaching, access to the annual personal development fund, paid NHS prescriptions, eye tests, working from home support, two-week quarantine allowance, referral rewards, subsidised design and make projects, cross-company partnerships, 5-a-side football, monthly socials, an annual trip away, a summer party and a fun Christmas afternoon party to top it off!

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion, you will meet the requirements needed to reach Incorporated Engineer status with the Institution of Civil Engineers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

communication skills;, team working skills;, to be curious;, to be presentable;, to be professional;, someone who enjoys a challenge


A Level or equivalent Physics and Maths (Grade C Minimum) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade DDM) Desired

Things to consider

You do not need prior knowledge of any software. Your commute to our office must be less than one-hour.
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