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Project Controls Apprenticeship (Level 3 Advanced)

16000.00 - 16000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
1 Jan 2024

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As a Project Controls Apprentice at AWE your role will include supporting the four key areas of business management- Cost Engineering, Planning, Estimating, Project Controls whilst rotating through various programmes around the business, you will gain an understanding of:

  • Projects Structures - WBS, CBS, OBS

  • Schedule Development - Schedule Quality, Cost and Duration estimating, interactive planning sessions

  • Baseline Management - Creating and Maintaining Baselines

  • Performance Measurement and Analysis

  • Business Rhythm - Month End Reporting and Analysis

  • Cost Forecasting

  • Variance Analysis

As an apprentice you will initially be based within the Skills Academy, where you will develop your basic knowledge and core skills, before progressing on to the onsite aspect of your training. At this point you will start to apply and further develop these core skills in a live working environment. In addition to the vocational aspects of your training, we will further your knowledge of project controls through academic studies as your work towards the completion of your certificate.

Project Controls may appeal to you if you enjoy:

  • Problem solving activities

  • Working as part of a team

  • Analysing data

  • Logical Thinking

Entry requirements:

  • 2 A Levels (preffered not mandatory)

  • 5 GCSE's at grade 4/C or above to include Maths and English

  • PC literate

  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent team working skills

  • Health and safety aware

  • Effective at following instructions

  • Ability to concentrate for long periods

  • Passion for your chosen profession (see comparable skills/interests)

  • Age: Applicants must be aged 18 or over, as of 12th August 2024 due to security clearance requirements

If you currently hold a Level 3 Diploma in Engineering or similar, you should consider applying for a Degree level apprenticeship.

Duration of training: 3 - 4 Years (varies depending on personal performance)

Location: Aldermaston (Close to Reading)

What we offer:

  • We offer our apprentices a starting salary of 16,000. This increases annually with second year salary being 20,500

  • A market leading contributory pension scheme

  • Generous holiday entitlement and excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight. This means that every other Friday you won't be required to work!

Alongside these benefits you will get the opportunity to learn from some of the top leaders in their field whilst helping us to continue to deliver national nuclear security, threat reduction and counter-terrorism solutions.

The start date for all Apprenticeships in 2024 is Monday 12th August 2024. Annual leave will not be granted for weeks commencing 12th and 19th August and 11th September, due to mandatory inductions and the requirement for you to complete as part of your apprenticeship.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role. Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role with us.

We recruit on a rolling basis which means as soon as our positions have been filled, the scheme will close to new applications. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out!

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