Working as a civil engineering technician providing technical support to consulting engineers who provide design services and advice to construction clients on projects all over the world. These projects could be in different sectors including rail, bridge and building construction, marine, highways, power, commercial and industrial.
Closing date: 26 Apr 2024
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
10 Sep 2024
29 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
Working as a technician within one or more of the company’s design teams involved in delivering projects across a variety of construction sectors.
Key elements of the role include:
- Production of CAD drawings
- Preparations of calculations
- Supporting the administration of projects
- Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
- Meeting agreed deadlines
- Maintaining a drawing register
- Working as a member of a team
- Contributing to providing solutions to problems
- Working both in the office and occasional visits to site
- Working with experienced Engineers to develop your engineering skills and understanding
The training you will be getting
Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Civil Engineering Technician:
- Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician - Knowledge, Skills and behaviours
- Edexcel Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Civil Engineering
- Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English - Classroom (Exemptions apply)
- Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills mathematics - Classroom (Exemptions apply)
Training will be given by day release, one day per week during term time. This will be managed under Bridgewater and Taunton College, but the course will be undertaken at the University of the West of England in Bristol.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
This apprenticeship role will enable the successful candidate to work within the field of civil, structural and geotechnical engineering design. A great start in the industry, it will open doorways to further study – perhaps a HNC and engineering degree?
Upon successful completion of the three-year apprenticeship, a professional qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers awaits (TMICE). You will be receiving on-the-job training at the sharp end of engineering.
The Tony Gee Stonehouse office is a successful and vibrant established office which has grown organically by employing the best Graduates and Apprentices and providing them the opportunity to learn and progress through the company. Many of the senior leadership team in the office have grown through our graduate and school leaver / early careers programmes.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Other (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology related subject (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent any subjects (Grade E or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON COLLEGE
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Civil engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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
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