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Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice - 2023 intake DYER AND BUTLER LIMITED

A fully-funded opportunity to become a degree-qualified Civil Engineer at a successful Civil Engineering Principal Contractor who cover a variety of projects in Transport & Infrastructure across the Rail, Aviation, Defence & Adjacent Market sectors. You will be fully supported in a 5-year structured development programme if hired for this role.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 27 Nov 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Bonus scheme, 25 days holiday + bank/public holidays, holiday purchase, pension, life assurance, employee benefit scheme, active mentoring, company vehicle with fuel card may be assigned if required for project. Salary will be reviewed regularly.

  • Working week

    The standard week 8:30am - 5:00pm, with 30 minutes for your lunchbreak, however this may differ depending on what project you are assigned to. There is an opportunity to do overtime in the form of night shifts and weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Setting out
  • Site record keeping & paperwork
  • Assisting with programming
  • Correspondence and QA procedures
  • Risk assessment
  • Adherence to Health & Safety legislation
  • Other various site duties
  • 1-day per week dedicated to studies

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Fully-financed Civil Engineering Degree (2-year HNC + 3-year BEng)
  • 1-day per week to attend university or dedicated to studies
  • Workshops and professional away days with cohort of Apprentices focusing on team and leadership skills.
  • Assigned mentor and work buddy

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the Apprenticeship, the newly qualified individual would have a role as a Civil Engineer at Dyer & Butler. They may be interested in further developing their career in site management, project management, design or HSEQ.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

Working as a Civil Engineer at Dyer & Butler in the Transport Infrastructure offer lots opportunities to work on exciting projects that may need support on short notice or during unsociable hours. To succeed in this role you must be comfortable with occasional travel and sometimes working outside your normal hours.

About the employer

Dyer & Butler are a Civil Engineering Principal Contractor, with offices throughout the UK, we work within transport & infrastructure on a variety of projects including rail, aviation, defence, and adjacent markets. This is an exciting time in our continued development, and we want to engage with ambitious and talented people interested in joining us. We pride ourselves on high staff retention, mainly down to offering employees a clearly defined career path and the support to excel.




Amec Rail Yard

Dundonald Road


SW19 3QJ


Rosie Wilkinson

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

• Please click apply through our website. • If you meet the requirements, you will be invited to complete a video assessment. This consists of five questions that you need to give a one-minute answer to for each. • There will be an assessment centre in December 2022 (date TBC) whereby you will complete a short interview, presentation about yourself, psychometric tests and teamwork activities.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Nov 2022