Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

101-105, Victoria Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1JR
£12,272.00 annually
16 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Vacancy Description
  • Learning about and understanding national and local standards. Preparation and the review of designs in accordance with those standards
  • Learning how to project manage a scheme from start to finish
  • Getting involved in how to budget and manage time and money to get the job done
  • Actively support talking to local interested parties to inform them of works to ensure successful delivery of schemes/projects
  • Writing of technical reports as required
  • Managing work to the agreed programme and take a responsibility for delivery of a design in line with cost estimates
  • Understand and follow the company's health and safety procedures
  • Learn about the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and other construction/H&S related law to make sure all the work you do meets the requirements of that standard
  • Providing timely and accurate response to proposals, queries and complaints from local Planning Authorities, Councillors, District Members, Parish Councils and the public on all highway-related matters as required
  • Assisting the team in relation to all aspects covered within the function of the group
  • Supporting in the negotiation with developers and liaise with local planning authorities, consultants, solicitors, the Department for Transport and other statutory and non-statutory bodies on the implementation of highway development works where appropriate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills with a desire to learn

  • The ability to plan how to achieve what you are aiming for and with a desire to succeed

Personal qualities

  • Talented, ambitious and enthusiastic with a curiosity about the world around you and what makes things work; the imagination to consider how to make things better and be comfortable talking to people from all walks of life

Desired qualifications

The minimum academic entry requirements are:
  • 96 UCAS Tariff points (CCC at A level or equivalent) preferably in Maths or Technical Subjects
  • 3 GCSEs at C/4 or above to include English and GCSE Maths at B/6 or above(or equivalent)

Further requirements are listed on the employer site.

Future prospects

  • Progression to Incorporated Engineer status
  • Institute of Civil Engineers

Things to consider

During your apprenticeship 20% of your time will be off the job training, working towards your diploma in Civil Engineering.You will be guided and supported by your manager and your apprenticeship advisor and tutor throughout, which will enable you to gain the essential skills and job knowledge required to achieve your apprenticeship programme.At work you will demonstrate this knowledge and apply these skills to your role.

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