Electro-Mechanical Engineering Degree Level Apprenticeship MOTT MACDONALD LIMITED

Can you imagine contributing to the design, construction and maintenance of everything around us, and on some of the world's most high-profile projects? Using programmes such as computer aided design and building information management, you’ll learn engineering principles and technics to help design and deliver infrastructure and buildings.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Following a successful probationary period, you will receive bi-annual salary reviews for the entire duration of your apprenticeship As an employee owned business all staff are eligible for a yearly bonus. We also operate a merit bonus scheme

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    66 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working on a diverse range of projects, including a medium-to-large scale flood alleviation, pumping stations, and clean water and wastewater treatment plants  
  • Supporting with all phases of a project lifecycle, including but not limited to feasibility studies,  detailed design, construction support,  commissioning, and handover  
  • Working with UK water and sewerage companies (WASCs) and environmental agencies, plus select international projects  
  • Liaising directly with our clients and stakeholders 
  • Technical drawings, including: 
    • Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Control and Automation
    • General Arrangement Drawings 
    • Cable Route Drawings and Block Cable Diagrams 
    • System Architectures 
    • Single Line Diagrams 
    • Lighting Layout Drawings 
    • Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) 
    • Pipework Drawings - Rising Mains & Discharge
    • Arrangements 
    • Earthing Diagrams
  • Technical calculations and schedules, including: 
    • Lightning Protection Risk Assessments 
    • Load Schedules 
    • Instrument Schedule 
    • I/O and Telemetry Schedules 
    • Pump Calculations 
    • Valve Schedules 
    • Designers' Hazard Elimination and Management Record (DHEMR) 
    • Emergency Stop Risk Assessment Schedules 
  • Investigation, research, specifications, and report writing, including: 
    • User Requirement Specifications (URS), Control Philosophies, and Functional Design Specifications 
    • SCADA, Generator, Low Voltage Assembly, Pump, Metalwork (Access Platforms and Screens), Penstock, and Valve Specifications 
    • Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manual 
  • Participation in and documentation of workshops and testing procedures, including: 
    • Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) Study  
    • Access Lifting Maintenance Workshop 
    • Hazard Identification (HAZID) Workshops 
    • Factory Acceptance Testing (witnessing) 
    • Commissioning 

The training you will be getting

  • Electro-Mechanical Engineer Level 6 Apprenticeship Standard
  • BEng (Hons) Electro-mechanical Engineering and Electro-mechanical Engineer Degree Apprenticeship Certificate
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • You will attend university one day a week
  • You will have the full support of your wider team, as well as a line manager, mentor and buddy, and a dedicated learning & development team.
  • This apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to achieve Incorporated Engineer status with the Institution of Civil Engineers and lead to the designatory letters IEng MICE. The professional review process for IEng MICE is included in the final assessment process.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C or equivalent) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade A*-C) Essential

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.




22 Station Road



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

Electro-mechanical engineer

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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

You will complete our strength based assessment online and an application form. If successful you will have a face2face, or virtual, interview with your future team.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024