Building Services Design Engineer Apprentice

Troup Bywaters & Anders
183, Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1BU
£15,000.00 annually
15 Feb 2019
08 May 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Imagine yourself in an amazing building. Take away the lighting, heating, ventilation, lifts, escalators, plumbing, power supply, energy management systems, and the security and safety systems...all that's left is a cold, dark, empty shell! Without building services design engineers these spaces would not be brought to life!

Duties relating to the role may include:
  • Preparation of simple calculations
  • General sizing calculations
  • Production of manual and CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings
  • Site visits
  • Site surveys
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems
  • Ensuring designs meet required standards following our Integrated Management System
  • Keeping your training log up to date and attending training/CPDs where appropriate
  • Supporting the administration of projects
  • Commit to supporting strategic TB+A sustainability policies and our internal environmental programme objectives

This list is not exhaustive and we would expect the successful candidate to be willing to undertake other tasks as and when required.

The Apprenticeship:

You will attend London Southbank University 1 day per week to study for a BEng (Hons) in Building Services Engineer whilst developing your professional knowledge and experience within the workplace to become Incorporated Engineer (IEng) accredited at the end of your apprenticeship.

This is a permanent opportunity, the apprenticeship is just the start of your journey to ultimately achieve Chartered Engineer (CEng) status. This initial apprenticeship will take approximately 4.5 years to complete.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have good numerical/maths skills
  • Have good literacy and ability to write reports
  • Able to manage own time and ability to prioritise at busy times
  • Be creative and practical
  • Be adaptable and persevering
  • Be interested in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs
  • Be able to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
  • Be able to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
  • Work well with other people
  • Have excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, keen and willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Punctual
  • Effective timekeeping
  • Commitment to progression through further education
  • Good problem-solving skills and attention to detail

Desired qualifications

A-Level BBCorBTEC National Diploma DDMorAccess to Engineering qualifications with 15 Distinctions and 30 Meritsor equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points (Level 3 qualifications must include Maths and Physics).

Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs at grades A-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including maths and English.

Future prospects

This is a permanent opportunity, the apprenticeship will be the first stage of the journey towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.

Things to consider

In house mentoring and support.

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