Building Services Engineering Advanced Level Apprenticeship MOTT MACDONALD LIMITED

Mott Macdonald are actively recruiting for individuals interested in joining us as a Buildings Services Apprentice, working on some of the largest and most exciting projects across the UK. We are keen to attract those with a passion for engineering, attention to detail and technical skills to help our projects teams shape the future.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Mott Macdonald offer a host of employee benefits you can join up to once employed. Additionally we have regular pay reviews and a company profit share in March of each year (subject to availability)

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (working hours may vary). Most employees within Mott Macdonald will usually work 2 days from our offices and 3 days at home (this may vary).

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Created detailed plans, diagrams, drawings and other documentation
  • Use CAD and software programme to create plans and design new systems
  • Utilise and develop Building Information Modelling (BIM) to coordinate systems
  • Design equipment for use on-site, as and when required
  • Attend and contribute to meetings internally and externally with clients
  • Ensure all systems adhere to health and safety requirements
  • Be able to work flexibly and manage your workload
  • Have a good attention to detail, our clients demand high quality outputs
  • Develop designs for engineering services which make buildings a comfortable place to be
  • Utilise discipline specific software to aid design development 
  • Utilise 3d drawing software to prepare models and drawings of your design
  • Utilise and develop Building Information Modelling (BIM) to coordinate systems
  • Assist in advising on optimal energy usage and methods to reduce the environmental impact of the building or structure
  • Visits sites to inspect works designed by Mott Macdonald
  • Work alongside other professionals in the built environment, such as engineers, surveyors and architects, as a joined up team to produce building designs
  • Assist in producing energy efficient green buildings and the services which make them comfortable

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

As an apprentice you will be supported to attend College (London) through virtual / block or day release to achieve your Building Services Engineering qualification.

You will also be part of our internal 2 year 'develop your future' training programme and will recieve regular support and training throughout your employment. 

If applicable we would also support you in applying for professional memberships.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is expected that upon completion apprentices will progress professionally within the role with the option to undertake a Building Services Degree Apprenticeship, alternative higher level qualification or professional membership / chartership.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 5 or B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 5 or B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSE (Grade Grade 5 or B) Desired

Things to consider

Please note this role may require travel outside of the home location. Travel costs, accommodation and food will be provided where needed by the company

About the employer

We’re a management, engineering and development consultancy which works on projects across the world. By challenging norms, we like to solve humanity’s most difficult problems. We’re committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of our staff as well as the environment, and communities in which we operate.




10 Fleet Place



Andrew Challis


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Building services engineering technician 2022

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply directly on our page where you will set up your account, complete our online application form and complete an online assessment test.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023