Civil Engineering Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Capita Symonds Ltd
Location
The Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, NE27 0BY
Salary
£163.13 - £307.88 per week
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001555591
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
August
Duration
Permanent
Becoming a Civil Engineering Apprentice with Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure:

We currently have a very exciting opportunity for someone to join our busy North Tyneside team as a Civil Engineering Apprentice, within this role you will gain unique exposure to high profile contracts, developing your general understanding of Civil Engineering whilst learning new skills and playing a key role in delivering projects.

You will gain practicalexperience 4 days a week complemented by one day per week studying at Teeside University for a level 6 qualification (degree) in Civil Engineering. Working within a friendly, experienced and supportive team this is a fantastic opportunity to start an exciting and varied career in Civil Engineering.

What you will do:
  • Undertaking design of Civil Engineering elements
  • Assisting in delivering innovative design solutions for a broad range of clients including Highway Authorities, housing developers and retail developers
  • Providing technical assistance to the members of the Civil Engineering team
  • Assisting the Civil Engineering team to ensure project delivery within agreed timescales
  • Work under the supervision of the Project Civil Engineer(s) and the Design team leader
  • Assisting in design reviews and verification checks, as required

Your experience will include:
  • Good communication skills
  • Competent numeracy and IT skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team whilst also having plenty initiative.
  • Attention to detail and a desire to come up with practical solutions
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Capable of following instructions and adhering to policies and procedures
  • Three A levels at Grades A*-C including Mathematics and Physical Science or their equivalent

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact Jo Robinson via email at joanna.robinson@capita.co.uk for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Competent numeracy and IT skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team whilst also having plenty initiative
  • Attention to detail and a desire to come up with practical solutions
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Capable of following instructions and adhering to policies and procedures


Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Flexible
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Self motivated
  • Willingness to take part in community volunteering where required - this role has an expectation of becoming volunteer and taking part in one event per year as well as taking part in fundraising initiatives


Desired qualifications

  • Three A levels at Grades A*-C including mathematics and Physical Science or their equivalent
  • Level 3 qualifications, including A levels, NVQ/SVQ Level 3, or a BTEC National


Future prospects

At the end of the scheme the apprentice could become an engineering technicians with the opportunity of achieving an engineering technician qualification with a civil engineering professional institution. After two years the successful candidate may have the opportunity to progress to become an Engineering Technician.

Things to consider

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 25 day's holiday, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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