Apprentice Civil Engineer

Vinci Construction UK Ltd
Ditton Road, Widnes, WA8 0PG
£17,250.00 annually
03 Jun 2021
17 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
VCUK Building Division - North West - have a vacancy for a Trainee Engineer to join our construction site teams. The position will be based on our construction projects within the North West region. We work on a variety of interesting and challenging construction projects predominantly within the healthcare, education and commercial sectors.

The apprenticeship will include day release to university to gain a degree in civil engineering, professional membership qualifications and on the job training.

Working alongside our site delivery teams, you will learn the technical aspects of construction, construction methodology and management.

You will gain valuable experience in different departments to gain competence in the following areas:
  • Engineering - procedures, methods of construction, engineering principles, temporary works, setting out, planning and delivering works
  • Planning & Programming - short term programming, productivity
  • Commercial Management - procedures, costs, commercial reporting, subcontract management
  • Quality Control - supervision, reporting results, handover and assurance, management of site activities
  • Health and Safety - VINCI procedures, subcontractors and supplier management,
  • Sustainable Development - environmental and corporate social responsibility
  • Interpersonal skills - teamwork, stakeholder engagement and communication of technical information
  • Digital Engineering - BIM

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise
  • Keen to develop and learn about the construction industry

Personal qualities

  • Ability to successfully balance working and studying at high levels of self-motivation and commitment are required
  • Flexible attitude towards work location as due to the project driven nature of our business there will be a requirement to work on multiple sites.

Desired qualifications

  • Five GCSE's at grade C/4 including maths & English

  • (A Levels) 112 UCAS tariff points (e.g. 2 B's and 1 C at A2) Must include maths, 'Use of maths' is not deemed a valid substitute)

  • (BTEC) Obtaining a DMM (or equivalent) with at least a Merit in both maths and further maths. Acceptable courses are: Civil Engineering, Aerospace, Construction, and Mechanical Engineering

Future prospects

  • Upon successful completion apprentices will gain IEng status and can start to work towards chartership

Things to consider

  • As you will be working on mulitple construction sites, being able to drive and have your own car would be ideal

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