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Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship SOCOTEC UK LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to start your career in Construction with SOCOTEC. This will set the foundations for a successful career in the industry.

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

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Civil Engineering Technician what can I expect to be doing?

You will train as a Civil Engineering Technician apprentice, aiming to achieve a BTEC National Diploma in Civil Engineering. The specific area of Civil Engineering that SOCOTEC Monitoring undertakes is in Geotechnical, Structural, Infrastructure and Environmental Monitoring. This is for large demolition & construction companies alongside asset owners / operators.

The role will support the operations teams and project managers and will involve assisting in the site activities (surveys, installations and reports) for a wide range of Projects.

We are looking for you to develop into the role by undertaking an agreed structured training program of study in house so that in time you will be able to assist in the delivery of accurate and quality monitoring solutions, which are compliant with industry and regulatory standards, and to specification.

Key duties.

  • Support the Operations Manager and Site Teams installing and commissioning monitoring systems on sites and assets
  • Learning the different types of geotechnical and structural monitoring equipment (i.e. hardware) and how it is configured and installed
  • Working alongside site and projects teams to ensure site and installation reports are accurately completed to support client billing and system setup
  • Learning different types of Environmental Monitoring units and how the units are set-up (physical set-up and online portals) and on site installation
  • Proactively communicate within the team to ensure effective performance
  • Comply with office and site safety procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining training records

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

Civil Engineering Technician Level 3.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a fantastic opening to gain permanent employment in a varied and ever expanding industry. SOCOTEC has an enviable reputation for well trained, high quality staff and this is a career opportunity not to be missed.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

SOCOTEC is the UK's leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, with comprehensive solutions in the Infrastructure, Environment & Safety, Environmental Science and Building & Real Estate sectors. Delivering seven million tests a year to more than 5,000 clients SOCOTEC offers the widest range of testing, inspection and compliance services in the UK. We pride ourselves on our client-focussed approach and continual drive to exceed expectations through our leading technical expertise, operational excellence and technological innovation. With facilities in more than 40 countries and 6,700 employees, the SOCOTEC Group delivers services to improve the performance of businesses and local authorities through risk management. The company provides assistance to clients throughout the world and throughout the lifecycles of their projects, in the areas of quality, health and safety, and the environment. SOCOTEC purchased ESG in March 2017, enhancing its scope of expertise and giving the company another large base in Europe, second in size to the one it has in France. Embrace and promote the SOCOTEC Vision and Values “Your leading partner for technical expertise and service” Client Focused Delivery •Put the Client at the centre of all decisions that are made •Support colleagues in achieving for the client •Treat internal clients with the same respect as external clients Respect •Respect the knowledge of colleagues and clients •Listen to the views and opinions of others •Always be polite and courteous •Contribute in a positive way Progressive •Look for ways to improve processes, systems, procedures, services and delivery in all roles •Improve skills, knowledge and experience wherever possible to the mutual benefit of the client, SOCOTEC and the individual •Question things which are not understood to improve individual performance and that of SOCOTEC Ownership •Take responsibility for delivering clients’ requirements •Deliver tasks to the best of one’s ability at all times •Take pride in delivering excellent service




Bell Ln, Bellbrook

Industrial Estate


TN22 1QL

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Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply now' and you will be redirected to the GetMyFirstJob website where you will be required to submit an application. If this is your first visit to GetMyFirstJob you will be required to register on the website, please complete all fields upon registration and ensure you attach a copy of your CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 27 Feb 2023