Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice – Engineering Design Services
Apprenticeship Starting Salary- £17,364
Progression up to £31,971 per annum
About Us & The Role
Engineering Design Services, Warwickshire County Council is offering an exciting opportunity, as an alternative to a full-time degree, to join their Bridge and Structural Design Team as a Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice. The apprenticeship is a great opportunity to work with experienced engineers and to earn a salary, whilst working towards a BEng Civil Engineering Degree with our academic partners at the University of Warwick. On completion of the Degree and our professional training scheme by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Apprentice will be sponsored to apply for the internationally recognised Incorporated Engineer qualification with the ICE cementing your credentials as a professional trained and qualified civil engineer.
Candidates who already have a BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering or any level 6 (or above) qualification in an engineering related field i.e. including BSc, MSc or other streams of engineering will not be considered for this role.
Working for the local authority will enable you to develop technical, managerial and commercial skills through the varied work experience offered by our programme of civil engineering infrastructure projects. Our projects involve working as part of large integrated teams including Project Managers, Asset Managers, Highways and Traffic Signals Engineers which encompassing a broad range of other civil engineering disciplines.
The Bridge and Structural Design Team is a civil engineering business unit within the Local Authority that provides a design and construction service to both the private and public sector. We also work in partnership with neighbouring local authorities, Solihull Municipal Borough Council and Coventry City Council, providing technical support to new highway schemes and the maintenance of existing structural assets. Within Warwickshire County Council, the team also provides technical engineering support to other County Council Departments delivering enhancements to existing farming infrastructure and waste management facilities and we have even had the opportunity to provide a technical advisory role to local government projects in Sierra Leone where they are seeking to improve their local municipal facilities.
As a Degree apprentice you will be assisting other engineers within the team in the delivery of projects ranging from small highway improvement schemes to multi-million-pound infrastructure projects. You will be involved with the production of feasibility studies for new schemes; the technical design of new highway structures using a broad range of techniques including advanced structural modelling software; communicating and liaising with a wide range of stakeholders and members of the public; preparing and tendering construction contracts including drawings, specifications and contract documents; and construction site supervision and contract administration.
Three A-Levels at Grade A, including Maths and Physics
We provide a comprehensive training package and on the job training in addition to training courses, supported by our accredited Institution of Civil Engineers training programme. The County Council offers a very good benefits package which includes local government pension scheme, paid holidays of up to 40 days per year inclusive of national and public holidays as well as flexible working arrangements.
The role advertised is based in Warwick Town Centre at the County Council’s main office complex and project sites are predominantly located in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull.
Additional Information and How to Apply
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Transport Design Services is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under-representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified women.
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Closing Date: 14th July
Interview Date: W/C 27th July
Expected Start Date: September 2020
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