Civil Engineering Apprentice TONY GEE AND PARTNERS LLP

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.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, with flexible start (8am to 10am) and finish times, around a core 7.5 hour working day with an unpaid break for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226402

  • Positions

    2 available

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

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
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

Applicants must be able to travel to Stonehouse and to Bristol.

About the employer

Tony Gee is an internationally renowned civil and structural engineering consultancy service and has specialist expertise in geotechnical, rail, structures, highways and marine projects. Tony Gee is involved in designing and supporting the construction of the most iconic projects across the globe. Locally in the South West, we have recently supported the design of the Grade 1 listed Barmouth Rail crossing. Input included the detailed design and modelling of the new bridge and working with contractors to agree how the design could be built. Other major projects include the upgrade of the A417 across Gloucestershire, which is a £250 million upgrade to the primary road network.

Employer

TONY GEE AND PARTNERS LLP

Address

301 Stonehouse Park

Sperry Way

Stonehouse

GL10 3UT

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Training

Training provider

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:

  • 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


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