Civil Engineering Advanced Level Apprenticeship MOTT MACDONALD LIMITED

Mott Macdonald are actively recruiting for individuals interested in joining us as Civil Engineers 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: 30 Jun 2024

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

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • A central part of the job is learning and using 2D and 3D software; Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) packages such as Revit and AutoCAD to create technical drawings, models and designs
  • Apply appropriate civil engineering principles, techniques, and methods, including mathematical, scientific, and technical know-how, to support the delivery of civil engineering projects
  • Plan, carry out and manage your own work in line with quality assurance procedures
  • Plan, undertake and review their own professional competence, regularly updating and reviewing their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to improve performance
  • The role will include working closely with senior colleagues to develop and learn new skills
  • Working on 3D BIM models and producing high quality models and drawings
  • Working closely with members of the design team and engineers to help produce drawings, designs and BIM models
  • Understanding, reading and producing CAD drawings
  • Updating drawings and models based on comments from senior designers
  • Assist in preparing the designs, specifications, etc, for projects
  • Co-ordinating with the other disciplines like architects, surveyors, contractors, etc.
  • Presenting design information in project meetings
  • Aiding in the production of clear and well-presented presentations, reports, specifications, and other engineering documentation
  • Assessing, testing and implementing innovative new software
  • Maintaining records and registers of deliverables
  • Operating in accordance with the Company's health, safety, environmental and quality standards

The training you will be getting

  • This training will be delivered in partnership with a local College on day release
  • Completion of this apprenticeship will award you with a Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Civil Engineering (603/1217/8) as well as the opportunity to progress to higher level qualifications and apply for industry body membership

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • It is expected that upon completion apprentices will progress and undertake the Level 6 Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4 or C) 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.




10 Fleet Place



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

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

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: 30 Jun 2024