Apprentice Civil Engineer

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Southwell Lane Industrial Estate, Summit Close, Nottingham, NG17 8GJ
£15,000.00 - £18,000.00 annually
08 Apr 2021
08 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Assist and support the management of site operations, to ensure safety, quality, cost effectiveness, timely production and customer satisfaction.
  • Learn the aspects of planning and sequencing of operations, including writing method statements and risk assessments, and procuring sub-contractor, labour, plant and material resources
  • Implement operational quality control measures and QA processes
  • Develop work plans, method statements and risk assessments
  • Monitor the progress of project works
  • Take a proactive approach in the responsibility for Health and Safety ensuring all required documentation is in place
  • Ensure full communication across all management levels within the project
  • Ensure that all operatives are provided with the necessary resources, materials and information for the carrying out of their duties and for ensuring that safe working practices are followed
  • Alongside this you will be studying towards a BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • Complete quality inspections to ensure work is completed to a safe standard
  • Conduct self in a way that reflect and promotes the Van Elle company values
  • Understand and act in accordance with Van Elle's policies and procedures
  • Any other tasks that you may reasonably be required to undertake

This vacancy requires flexibility to travel in the UK, and hold a full clean UK driving licence Travel requirements: the role will be allocated to a specific office base, and there may be a need for flexibility to work on an ad hoc basis at other locations or from home. There may be long days, sometimes in all weather conditions.

Start date: ASAP!

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • To work effectively to deadlines and under pressure
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • A structured approach to problem solving
  • Effective planning and organisation skills

Personal qualities

A willingness to learn and develop.

Desired qualifications

Academic entry criteria for the Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship:
  • Three A-levels at Grades A*-C/9-4, including mathematics and Physical Science or equivalent; or
  • A successfully completed Level 3 Apprenticeship as a Civil Engineering Technician; and
  • GCSEs -English and maths grade C/4)
  • IT competent in Microsoft packages

Future prospects

The opportunity to gain experience in different divisions in all aspects of the construction process with excellent career prospects for the right person.

Things to consider

As the UK's leading independent ground engineering contractor, Our reputation for delivering high quality foundation and ground engineering solutions is built upon our People. Van Elle is committed to develop and train all its employees, equipping them with the necessary skills and competence to perform their duties and to enable them to gain the skills, knowledge and experience to build their careers and to meet the ongoing and future needs of the business.

Travel requirements: the role will be allocated to a specific office base, and there may be a need for flexibility to work on an ad hoc basis at other locations or from home. All employees are subject to passing a pre-employment Drugs & Alcohol test, as well as screening throughout employment in line with our Drugs & Alcohol policy.

Our Core Values Safety: Always put health and safety first. Integrity: No blame: open, honest and straightforward; delivering our promises. Teamwork: A 'can-do' approach, working together to exceed customer expectations. Excellence: Keen to impress our customers, always do a great job and keep improving what we do.

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