Civil Engineering Apprentice SYSTRA LIMITED

We have an excellent opportunity for 5 Civil Engineering Apprentices to join our teams in our Birmingham office. This is a great opportunity to join a fast growing business and be part of a supportive network and team. Designing, maintaining and decommissioning civil engineering infrastructure.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    5 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role has a lot of opportunity for training and career growth in a team with a strong culture of mentoring and support. In the role you will be able to specialise in one of the following disciplines – Civil Engineering, Bridges, Building Structures, Geotechnical or Highways.

The primary role of an Apprentice is to provide technical support to project teams by undertaking specialist and technical tasks that support the overall objectives set by the Lead engineer. The main duties are to:

  • To work effectively and contribute to engineering solutions by the correct use of resources and time. This includes an understanding of project management systems, tools and techniques as they are applied to the design and construction process.
  • Support proposal development and help deliver work‐packages within projects
  • Execute tasks to quality standards, to time and to budget
  • Record and present information clearly
  • Assist with on-site inspections and surveys where appropriate

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post-holder is expected to carry out any task or role that is within their abilities and grade upon reasonable request.

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

We are looking for a motivated, organised individual that will be able to manage between work and study. The candidate will be working in our Birmingham office alongside a team of engineers and technicians, with travel to the University Warwick for residential study, consisting of one-week blocks of face-to-face teaching, supported by online learning. Student accommodation is provided for the face-to-face teaching weeks. Costs of travel and accommodation for the week blocks will be supported within the role.

Upon the successful completion of this apprenticeship, you will be awarded with a BEng Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progress to higher level apprenticeship or into full-time employment, developing as a Civil Engineer or Technician.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative


A Level or equivalent Any other subject (Grade A) Essential
A Level or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A) Essential
A Level or equivalent Physics (Grade A) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Any subject (Grade D* D*) Essential

About the employer

SYSTRA is an international engineering and consulting group specialising in rail (passenger and freight) and public transport. We work with our clients to find innovative solutions to complex issues concerning the location and movement of people, goods and services. We innovate to meet our clients’ needs, prepare mass transit for tomorrow, and propose ever more resilient solutions. Transport infrastructure engineering has to adopt new technology, cater for new habits and satisfy new demands. To go beyond, SYSTRA commits to put people at the heart of design and improve transport systems efficiency. We are dedicated to delivering excellence to our clients through our entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm whilst promoting a culture of listening, teamwork and employee empowerment.




Lancaster House

67 Newhall Street


B3 1NQ

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Civil engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are successful, you will receive a link to an online video interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2023