Civil/Structural Engineering Degree Apprentice

Recruiter
Atkins
Location
Chadwick House, Warrington Road, Birchwood Park, Warrington, WA3 6AE
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
29 Oct 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2020
Ref
VAC001591218
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy, with over 80 years' design and engineering expertise. Driven to discovering new ways to answer the world's biggest challenges, we help clients to bring their projects to life and make a real difference to people's lives around the world.

Do you want to get paid for gaining a degree apprenticeship qualification with on-the-job mentoring and learning? Would you enjoy solving problems and working with some of the best minds in engineering and design? If the answer is 'yes', come and join Atkins as an apprentice and get your career off to the best start possible.

Where could I work?

Transportation or Infrastructure

Your Learning Provider is currently outlined as University of Salford but please note this could be subject to change depending on availability.

Apprentices will work with a variety of teams, join us and you can expect to be involved in a variety of projects:

Infrastructure:

Whether it's an airport, a transport interchange, a university campus or the world's first tidal lagoon, we love creating outstanding places that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Across all our markets we touch every aspect of social and economic infrastructure. Using the latest digital technologies, we make spaces and places work perfectly for people, while safeguarding our natural resources, to create a better, more sustainable future for all.

Transportation:

In a connected and ever-changing world, we are shaping the future of transport, making journeys easier, safer and more reliable, supporting a healthier, happier and more productive society. Through combining traditional engineering, new technologies and innovative thinking we bring ideas to life, meeting increased demands on infrastructure to deliver not only more, but better for less. As partner of choice, our industry-leading expertise, strategic insight and capability spans the full transport ecosystem, reimagining infrastructure across rail, highways and local transport. Our collaborative approach puts our customers at the heart of everything we do, driving efficiencies, improving mobility and unlocking growth.

During your 5 year apprenticeship, no two days will be the same as you study and work with a variety of teams whilst developing the skills you need to enjoy a great future at Atkins. Spending either one day a week at the college or doing block weeks. Not only will you learn in the classroom, you'll enjoy being part of the team as you will get involved with all kinds of projects and learn something new every day.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Creativity and strong communication skills
  • Vision, inclusive and the drive to keep on learning
  • To use your own initiative
  • To work across different locations on a variety of projects, constantly developing your skills and experience
  • Be UK mobile to work across different locations on a variety of projects
  • You have good interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic


Personal qualities

  • Theability to work in a team, assisting with the smooth running of a variety of projects
  • To be reliable, practical and self-motivated
  • A lateral thinker who can apply technical knowledge to analyse problems, create innovative solutions and make sound decisions and isn't afraid to push boundaries
  • You have a keen interest in civil or architectural engineering and desire a future career in this field
  • You enjoy using technology to find solutions to challenges
  • You enjoyed mathematics or physics at college
  • You want a degree with professional status


Desired qualifications

We are looking for students who have a keen desire to follow a career in civil engineering. Good interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic are desirable. You should have a good understanding of linking theory to real life applications and an attention to detail.

GCSEs including a B/6 in mathematics & C/5 in English Language and Literature + 112 UCAS points or equivalent, to include mathematics and Science. For full details click here:

https://beta.salford.ac.uk/courses/degree-apprenticeship/civil-engineering-civil-engineer-degree-apprenticeship

Future prospects

With Atkins, you'll be joining a team who help to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas and by solving the engineering challenges of the future. Our apprenticeship programme will provide you with the foundations to maximise your full potential.

Adventurous spirits. Impressive advances. This is your opportunity to work with one of the world's leading consultancies. With the Atkins Apprentice Development Programme, you're in great company.

Things to consider

37.5 hours per week, could do up to 40 hours per week.

For a full list of our benefits and to understand more about our apprentice community, please click here:https://careers.snclavalin.com/apprentice-rewards-and-benefits

Alternatively, if you'd like to speak to one of our current apprentices about our culture click here:

https://connectr.co.uk/atkins

Please click the apply button now to start your application journey! As an equal opportunities employer we value applications from candidates of all backgrounds, cultures and abilities. For more information about our D&I initiatives, please click here.

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better,please contact us confidentially on apprenticeships@atkinsglobal.com

For further details on our recruitment process, please refer to our website.

Our deadline for applications is31 January 2020. Some of our programmes are incredibly popular, to avoid disappointment (where some roles may close earlier) we recommend you apply as soon as possible.

NB: This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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