Civil Engineering Apprentice Uk Highways Management Services Ltd

Excellent opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading integrated support service companies. The M40 Motorway Contract is a 30 year Highways and Structures Operation and maintenance contract. We are looking for a civil engineering apprentice.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (40 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Mar 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Based at the UK Highways M40 office, you will be employed by Carillion Plc.

As a Civil Engineering Apprentice, you will undertake a range of support functions within the team including:

  • Highway scheme design
  • Progress reporting
  • Financial monitoring
  • Records management
  • Document control

Please note that you will be based at Banbury and expected to attend College in Reading one day a week.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate
  • Effective Communicator
  • Good spoken and written levels of English

Personal qualities

  • Confident and Enthusiastic
  • Positive can do attitude
  • Willing to take instruction and feedback positively and to learn and progress
  • Able to keep calm in pressurised situations

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A-C including Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications).
  • A Levels preferred

Future prospects

We are looking to employ the right candidate on a permanent contract following the completion of a successful training programme.

Things to consider

Must be able to work in the UK with no Visa restrictions.

About the employer

Carillion is one of the UK's leading integrated support services companies, with extensive construction capabilities, a substantial portfolio of Public Private Partnership projects and a sector-leading ability to deliver sustainable solutions.


Uk Highways Management Services Ltd


2 Wildmere Road


OX16 3JU

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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 3 in Civil Engineering
  • BTEC Diploma (Level 3) in Construction and the Built Environment
  • Functional skills in Maths, English and ICT
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Civil Engineering

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Oxford College


Ciera Kent 01865 551881

Other information

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour (From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to £3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

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Closing date: 25 Aug 2017