Building Services Engineering Advanced Level Apprenticeship MOTT MACDONALD LIMITED

Mott Macdonald are actively recruiting for individuals interested in joining us as a Building 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 Dec 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

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Create 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 requirement
  • 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
  • Assist in advising on optimal energy usage and methods to reduce the environmental impact of the building or structure 
  • Visit 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   

The training you will be getting

Building Services Engineering Technician level 3 standard which includes Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment.

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 receive regular support and training throughout your employment. 

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

What to expect at the end of your 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 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4 or C) 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.




Mott Macdonald House

8-10 Sydenham Road




Andrew Challis


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Building services engineering technician 2022

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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 Dec 2023