Graduate Project Engineer Apprenticeship GRATTE BROTHERS LIMITED

Work with your assigned engineer / PM to complete tasks as directed for the control of the day-to-day Management of the project including the sub-contract packages. Learn how to make a profit by delivering within budget and programme to exceed the satisfaction of the client, Project Manager and associated Gratte Brothers Ltd directors.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Undertake the Gratte Brothers Graduate Scheme alongside employment:

YR-1 – Assist with site surveys, validation and snagging works on site.
YR-1 – Attend Team meetings.
YR-1 Under supervision – Managing sub-contractors.
YR-1 Under supervision – Manage Installation and commissioning activities of your assigned packages.

YR-1 to 4 – Promote health and safety. Gain an understanding of HSE guidelines and how they should be managed across the business.
YR-1 to 4 – Understanding and managing their own time management.
YR-1 to 4 – Procurement.
YR-1 to 4 – Production of Handover documentation (Record drawings / test and commission).
YR-1 to 4 – Ensure all variation costs are advised to the PM and QS.
YR-1 to 4 – Cost control. Liaising with the project surveyor to assist the PM with the monthly PFR report. Work with the Commercial Team to gain an understanding of how the project finances work.
YR-1 to 4 – Quality control (following ATP processes).
YR-1 to 4 – Risk control (programme and commercial).
YR-1 to 4 – Build and maintain good relationships with clients.
YR-1 to 4 – Work with GBTS in delivering the Design / Working Drawings necessary to deliver the project and ensure GBL capture any additional costs and programme delays caused by external influences on their production.
YR-1 to 4 – If sent to day release college to attend and obtain professional qualification.

YR-2 to 4 – Chair team meetings and issue comprehensive notes.
YR-2 to 4 - Lead and issue meeting notes for technical and progress workshop meetings.
YR-2 to 4 – Programming of sub-contract packages.
YR-2 to 4 – Managing sub-contractors.
YR-2 to 4 – Manage Installation and commissioning activities of your assigned packages.

YR-3 to 4 – Project reporting to PM.

The training you will be getting

  • Building Services Engineering Service and Maintenance Engineer Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • A - Level
  • The apprenticeship will take place at South Bank Colleges, London
  • 20% off the job training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The Gratte Brothers Graduate scheme will progress you into a Project Engineer role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Science (Grade A-C or reformed GCSEs grade 4) Essential

About the employer

As one of the UK’s leading building services companies, we are committed to providing outstanding service delivery in every area of our business. We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships, so understanding our clients’ needs is a key priority for us. We also recruit, retain and develop people with the knowledge, skills and attitude to deliver consistent service and only work with supply chain partners who share our high standards. The incredible rate of technological change in our industry presents both opportunities and challenges for our clients and ourselves. We explore opportunities and meet challenges by consistently looking forward and adapting our business to future needs.




2 Regents Wharf

All Saints Street


N1 9RL


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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

Building services engineering service and maintenance engineer

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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