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Civil Engineering Apprentice TONY GEE AND PARTNERS LLP

Working as a civil engineering technician providing technical support to consulting engineers who provide design services and advice to construction clients on projects all over the world. These projects could be in different sectors including rail, bridge and building construction, marine, highways, power, commercial and industrial.

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Closing date: 08 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, with flexible start (8am to 10am) and finish times, around a core 7.5 hour working day with an unpaid break for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000098432

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working as a technician within one or more of the company’s design teams involved in delivering projects across a variety of construction sectors.

Key elements of the role include:

  • Production of CAD drawings
  • Preparations of calculations
  • Supporting the administration of projects
  • Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
  • Meeting agreed deadlines
  • Maintaining a drawing register
  • Working as a member of a team
  • Contributing to providing solutions to problems
  • Working both in the office and occasional visits to site

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

Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Civil Engineering Technician:

  • Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician - Knowledge, Skills and behaviours
  • Edexcel Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English - Classroom (Exemptions apply)
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills mathematics - Classroom (Exemptions apply)

Training will be given by day release, one day per week during term time. This will be managed under Bridgewater and Taunton College, but the course will be undertaken at the University of the West of England in Bristol.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This apprenticeship role will enable the successful candidate to work within the field of civil, structural and geotechnical engineering design. A great start in the industry, it will open doorways to further study – perhaps a HNC and engineering degree?

Upon successful completion of the three-year apprenticeship, a professional qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers awaits (TMICE). You will be receiving on-the-job training at the sharp end of engineering.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Other (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology related subject (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subjects (Grade E or above) Desired

Things to consider

Applicants must be able to travel to Stonehouse and to Bristol.

About the employer

Tony Gee provides civil and structural engineering consultancy services and has specialist expertise in geotechnical, rail, structures, highways and marine projects. The practice undertakes design commissions for public and private sector clients and contractors. Workload is divided between the design of permanent works and the development of temporary works and construction methodology together with design of any specialist equipment necessary to build the structure.

Employer

TONY GEE AND PARTNERS LLP

Address

301 Stonehouse Park

Sperry Way

Stonehouse

GL10 3UT

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Training

Training provider

BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON COLLEGE

Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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