Building Services Apprentice

42-48, Victoria Street, St. Albans, AL1 3HZ
£16,000.00 annually
02 Jun 2021
26 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Duties to include:
  • Using specialist modelling software and other resources to design systems required for projects
  • Experience in producing basic engineering calculations both manually and computerised
  • Coordinate with mechanical and electrical engineers to learn the principals of both systems
  • Working with Engineers and Architects on multiple projects
  • To adhere to working practices and procedures. Respond positively to the new working environment and systems
  • Office based role, reporting to a designated manager
  • There may be opportunities to visit construction sites to enhance understanding and learning
  • Candidate will need to achieve suitable grades for the HNC Apprentice course at London South Bank University

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should be able to demonstrate that you;
  • Have good numerical/maths skills
  • Have good IT skills
  • Have good literacy and ability to write reports
  • Are able to manage own time and ability to prioritise at busy times
  • Are creative and practical
  • Are adaptable and persevering
  • Are interested in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs
  • Are able to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
  • Are able to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
  • Work well with other people
  • Are able to organise the work of others
  • Have excellent communication skills within a team and externally
  • Are able to present and explain the thought processes behind their own design work

Personal qualities

You should be able to demonstrate that you are;
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Willing to learn
  • Self-motivated
  • Well presented

Desired qualifications

  • A - Level EEE or
  • BTEC National Diploma MPP or
  • Access to HE qualifications with 45 Passes supported by substantial relevant work experience or
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications worth 64 UCAS points supported by substantial relevant work experience
  • Level 3 qualifications must include maths or Physics
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).

Future prospects

We are a company formed of mechanical and electrical engineers, architects and civil and structural engineers. We also have departments who are mathematical modellers, we have a Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality department who also develop apps for clients and work with engineers to create virtual systems for clients.

We are a social company who mixes between departments, so you are always learning something new.
  • The overall objective is that the apprentice becomes familiar with Bryden Wood's industry leading approach to digital delivery and project delivery output whilst expanding experience of mechanical and electrical building services engineering
  • Progression will be largely dependent on the apprentices themselves
  • The overall intention is to get the apprentice involved in real project work at the earliest possible stage and contribute to the technical output of the firm

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