CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIP ATKINS LIMITED

Atkins, operating under AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. Join our Apprenticeship Programme to be a part of the future of design and engineering.

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

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Closing date: 20 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,000.00

    33 days annual leave, including bank holidays. You also have the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days Flexible working arrangements   Two paid annual volunteer days

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, flexible timings to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000215123

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Our apprenticeships are designed to give you an insight into a wide variety of areas of work and the chance to explore where your skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety, collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional qualification; whichever path you take, your future starts here.

You’ll also be supported by our leaders, technical specialists, your own dedicated mentor and our continuous learning and development framework.

Not only will you gain valuable 'on the job' experience and work towards professional qualifications but you'll also earn a meaningful salary from day one. We’re proud to be paying Real Living Wage for our Level 6 Apprenticeships.

You'll be making a sustainable difference in people's lives, shaping cities, reimagining transport and transforming nuclear energy. And with the opportunity to work across Cities & Development, Nuclear & Power, Transportation, Water or Environment, you'll decide where you want your career to go.

Here’s what your role as an apprentice will involve:

  • Developing your skills in a wide range of exciting projects
  • Learning and using relevant design software
  • Being involved in client meetings and assisting in building key client relationships
  • You’ll get to understand and learn digital skills, to help us harness technology in new ways
  • Your mentors will support you as you study towards nationally recognised qualifications and accreditation
  • You’ll have dedicated time to spend at college or university to focus on your studies

The training you will be getting

This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:

  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for Engineering Technician
  • Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) for Engineering Technician
  • Institute of Highways Engineers (IHE) for Engineering Technician
  • Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) for Engineering Technician
  • Permanent Way Institution (PWI) for Engineering Technician

Civil engineering technicians assist in the preparation and production of plans, designs and documentation to relevant codes of practice and industry standards, such as Construction Design and Management (CDM) or the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB), to statutory and regulatory requirements, and in compliance with health, safety and wellbeing requirements.

Civil engineering technicians will contribute to the planning, design, programming, and delivery of engineering activities to agreed timescales and budgets, using quality systems and risk assessment procedures to monitor and manage projects and their risks. Technicians may also assist in site inspections or surveys, report progress against project plans, or check specified technical aspects of site activities.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Professional recognition
  • Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English, Maths or Science (Grade 5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years’ design and engineering expertise. With us, you’ll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things in a different way and want to build a better world. We’re driven to discovering new ways to answer the world’s biggest challenges, to help clients bring their projects to life and to make a real difference to people’s lives globally. We have over 50,000 employees in offices worldwide. Our work covers everything from transportation to defence, energy to infrastructure and we work with major global clients like UK Ministry of Defence and Heathrow Airport. With Atkins, you’ll be in great company.

Employer

ATKINS LIMITED

Address

Atkins 4th Floor

90-96 Victoria Road

Chelmsford

CM1 1QU

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Training

Training provider

SALFORD AND TRAFFORD ENGINEERING GROUP TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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

Civil engineering technician

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 May 2024