Geotechnical Engineer degree 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

    £31,500.00

    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 to Friday (flexible timings - TBC).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000218833

  • 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

  • The apprenticeship will provide you with an extensive understanding of the ground, geological and design processes vital to all construction and infrastructure projects
  • You’ll also have the chance to put taught theoretical skills into practice, with access to industry-grade equipment and facilities throughout the course
  • You'll develop the knowledge and advanced skill set in soil and rock engineering, hydrogeology, ground investigation and sustainable approaches to modern engineering required to progress your career in industry
  • This apprenticeship consists of four semesters of taught modules (class and computer-based practical work) and laboratory classes spread over two academic years, before entering into a significant period of individual work for the end point assessment in year 3
  • Each module, while separate, will help to develop a holistic understanding of ground engineering processes and requirements, covering a range of inter-related topics
  • Modules are taught on fixed days throughout the two semesters, which run from October to December and January to May
  • Level 7 Geotechnical Engineer (integrated degree)
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Our Geotechnical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship MSc is designed to deliver the Geotechnical engineer (integrated degree) standard from the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education
  • It meets the demands of a range of job titles within the ground engineering sector including Engineering Geologist, Geo-environmental Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer and Tunnelling Engineer, to name a few
  • The apprenticeship will provide you with an extensive understanding of the ground, geological and design processes vital to all construction and infrastructure projects. You’ll also have chance to put taught theoretical skills into practice, with access to industry - grade equipment and facilities throughout the course
  • You'll develop the knowledge and advanced skill set in soil and rock engineering, hydrogeology, ground investigation and sustainable approaches to modern engineering required to progress your career in industry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

Other geoscience, civil engineering or related (Grade BA degree with a 2:1 (hons)) 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

3100 Century Way

Thorpe Park

Leeds

LS15 8ZB

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

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

Geotechnical engineer (integrated degree)

Level 7 (Master's degree)

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 through :https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/uk-early-careers/job/leeds-apprenticeship-programme-2024-in-leeds-jid-33452

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 May 2024