Structural/Civil Design Engineer - Degree Apprenticeship

Buro Happold
17 Newman Street, London, W1T 1PD
£24,200.00 annually
04 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
You could help make a real difference on some of the most exciting and complex engineering challenges in the future. BuroHappold Engineering is best known for delivering some of the most iconic and inspiring projects worldwide. We are an international, integrated engineering consultancy operating in 21 locations worldwide. For over 40 years we've been building our reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world.

We are recruiting for a Structural/Civil Engineering Apprentice to join our friendly and innovative London Structures team, who are involved in a wide variety of challenging and exciting projects.

Role responsibilities:
  • Undertake detailed structural engineering design (using both software and knowledge to verify rigorous calculations)
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules, design stage reports, structural specifications and innovative design solutions.
  • Plan and undertake Computer Aided Drawings for production of design work
  • Use Building Information Modelling (BIM) software to design engineering services on projects learning from colleagues and in house training
  • Ensure service and project work are carried out to a high standard within agreed deadlines and within budget
  • Ensure that appropriate service/design decisions are met
  • Assist in development of computational engineering
  • Represent the company as part of a team attending design team meetings or meetings with clients and architects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Good communication skills and team orientated (ability to work in a team environment).

Good IT skills and the ability to learn and use software, programmes such as Microsoft Office, 3D BIM, structural analysis packages and visual programming (i.e. Python, Dynamo and Grasshopper).

Personal qualities

  • Confident, enthusiastic, proactive and 'can do' attitude.
  • Should have a positive and inquisitive approach and confidence to ask and respond to challenging questions.
  • Willingness to develop personally and acquire new skills.

Desired qualifications

Entry requirements
  • A Level BBCor;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDMor;
  • Access to Engineering qualifications with 15 Distinctions and 30 Merits including maths and Physical Science creditor;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 128 UCAS points
  • Level 3 qualifications must include maths and Physics
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • We welcome qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.0orCambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Future prospects

We are keen to support activity towards professional registration status to achieve the highest level of membership and registration the individual academic background allows.

Opportunity to progress through the business to senior levels based on performance and skills. Our management team include qualified professional engineers who learnt, developed and became qualified through the apprenticeship route.

Many engineers who decide to progress through the apprenticeship route find that working during the day on projects whilst attending part time study provides an invaluable experience and enables a work focused programme of learning delivering increased technical skills and behaviours that are invaluable for their career.

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