Building Services Senior Apprentice

Prae Wood Farm House, Hemel Hempstead Road, St. Albans, AL3 6AA
£20,000.00 annually
28 Jun 2021
22 Jul 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties and responsibilities will 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 BEng Apprentice course at London South Bank University

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have good numerical/maths skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good literacy and ability to write reports
  • Able to manage own time and ability to prioritise at busy times
  • Creative and practical
  • Adaptable and persevering
  • Interested in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs
  • Able to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
  • Able to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
  • Work well with other people
  • Able to organise the work of others
  • Have excellent communication skills within a team and externally
  • Able to present and explain the thought processes behind their own design work

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Willing to learn
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Willing to learn
  • Self-motivated
  • Well presented

Desired qualifications

  • Apprenticeship candidates will have at least three A levels at Grades A*-Cincluding mathematics and Physical Science (either Physics or Chemistry) or will have completed a level 3 Apprenticeship BTEC National Diploma in a relevant field
  • Candidates are also required to start the programme holding a level 2 maths and English qualification (GCSE grade A*- C / 9-4 or equivalent)

Future prospects

  • 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

Things to consider

Bryden Wood will provide necessary training in the use of Revit and design calculation packages to complete the project work - however any past experience of should be highlighted in applicants CV.

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