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Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice - Midlands J. MURPHY & SONS LIMITED

Murphy are looking to recruit the next generation of Civil Engineers. We are looking to appoint highly motivated Degree apprentices with strong aspirations to pursue an engineering career within a leading UK Civil Engineering & Construction organisation. Our roles are UK-wide.

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

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Closing date: 02 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 45.0

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    18 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    24 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working as an apprentice Civil Engineer at J Murphy & Sons you will learn alongside our experienced engineers how to be responsible for the daily control, management, and coordination of construction activities on site to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to the required safety, environmental and quality standards.

With the support of your work-based mentor, your responsibilities will increase as your skills and technical knowledge develop.

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

We have partnered with leading universities to deliver our degree apprenticeship. Teaching is delivered on a block release basis and you will be working towards achieving a BEng Civil Engineering. You will have the opportunity to apply your learning in the workplace and work towards gaining your incorporated engineer (IEng) status.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following completion of this apprenticeship, you will continue to learn and develop your engineering knowledge as you work your way through the business. There will be the opportunity to work towards chartered engineer (CEng) status if that is your chosen career path with us.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels including Maths and a Science or (Grade A-C) Essential
BTEC or equivalent BTEC Extended Diploma Civil Engineering (Grade D* D* D) Essential

Things to consider

This is a site-based position. Due to the remote location of some of our sites, it is essential that you hold, or are working towards gaining a full UK driving License.

About the employer

J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property.




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Dec 2022