Apprentice Junior Technician

Recruiter
Sweco
Location
1, Bath Road, Maidenhead, SL6 4AQ
Salary
£16,000.00 annually
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
14 Mar 2019
Ref
VAC001512666
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Working as an Apprentice Junior Technician you'll work alongsideleading internationally recognised engineering consultants who havea track record of delivering sustainable building designs on a range of prestigious projects. As an Apprentice Junior Technicianyou will be tasked with assisting the production of sustainable low carbon design solutions on some of London's most iconic landmark buildings.

Joining theteam in Maidenhead you'll work with colleagues who specialise in building services design providing heating, cooling, ventilation, power and lighting design solutions to large scale commercial, residential, educational and mixed-use buildings and developments.

Our Projects

Our reputation for delivering high performing sustainable projects is what makes us award winning consultants, being consecutively awarded BREEAM consultants of the year.

Our projectsinclude:
  • Bloomberg European Head Quarters
  • Kings Cross Pancras Square Development (Including One, Three, Five and Six Pancras Square)
  • South Bank Tower
  • Charterhouse School Science and Mathematics Centre

The job is extremely diverse and will includeinvolvement in the following:
  • Attendance of design coordination meetings with external project teams including industry leading architects, structural engineers and our prestigious clients
  • Production of coordinated 3D and 2D mechanical and electrical design drawings using software tools including Revit and AutoCAD
  • Basic building calculations including air distribution, heat gain, heat loss and cooling as well as power distribution and lighting calculations
  • Production of 3D computational thermal models to simulate heating loads, cooling loads, and provide overheating analysis
  • Contribution to research and reporting of building servicing options and strategies
  • Production of technical reports for internal and external project teams
  • Meeting with manufactures to discuss and understand various advancing and emerging building technologies


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Active interest in the construction industry and sustainable design development
  • Confident using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Any experience with CAD software is advantageous but not mandatory
  • Able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication
  • Enjoy workingin or as part of a team
  • Time management and prioritisation of work load coupled with good punctuality
  • Willingness to study and complete University assignments in your own time
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated to pursue personal and professional development working towards incorporated engineer accreditation (IEng).


Personal qualities

  • Able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors


Desired qualifications

To apply to this role you will be able to demonstrate the following:
  • Five GCSEs (or equivalent) grade A*-C/9-4 including English, mathematics, and science
  • GCSE (or equivalent)mathematics at least grade B/5

Studying A-Levels or BTEC (or equivalent)Level 3 in mathematics, science, or an engineering design based subject(completing or have completed qualifications before September 2019).

Future prospects

Sweco is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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