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Apprentice Site Engineer

Clearwater Court, Vastern Road, Reading, RG1 8DB
£19,000.00 annually
Closing date
4 Feb 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

Civil Engineering is part of the construction industry; it is the design, construction and maintenance of infrastructure.

You'll gain experience of working on live construction projects - everything from the construction of new sewage treatment works to the upgrading of existing spillways and reservoirs.

You will work alongside the site manager and site engineer, understanding full site operations from site set up, construction, installation and handover.

More detail can be found on our website.

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

You will receive full on the job training by your dedicated mentor. Your apprenticeship will be supported by an external service provider at college or in a classroom environment. The training is likely to be 1 week blocks with Leeds College of Building. This may require you to be away from home for that time but all related expenses will be covered by JN Bentley.

The qualification you will undertake will be a Level 4 Civil Engineering Senior Technician apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once you complete your apprenticeship, you will be considered for further training. This will be discussed with both your mentor and our Learning and Development team.

After completing your initial apprenticeship in civil engineering, you could go on to study further qualifications or a degree apprenticehip.

You will also gain support to gain professional membership of the ICE.

From apprentice, you will progress to experience site engineer and be given further relevant training for the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent 3 further subjects (Grade A* - C or 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* - C or 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* - C or 9-4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A* - C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science Subject (Grade A* - C) Desired

Things to consider

Full clean driving licence essential with the use of a vehicle; Willingness and flexibility to travel to sites across your operational region; Reliable with excellent attendance and time keeping; Ability to cope with the physical demands of the role; Adaptable to weather conditions and changes;

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