As part of our growing apprenticeship offering, we have an exciting opportunity to join the organisation as a Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist Degree Apprentice (Level 7). An apprenticeship is a paid job where you will learn and gain valuable on the job experience, whilst also completing classroom-based learning with a local university

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 offers group incentive payments to all staff members each year subject to performance of the company. Employees have access to Pebbles, our work benefit management programme. New staff are auto-enroled in the company pension scheme.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm although flexible working may be available. Motts current supports a mixed work lifestyle of office and home based working.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

In this role, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and supervision of ground investigations
  • Collect geotechnical data and observations through site visits and fieldwork
  • Interpret geotechnical data to create and develop ground models for use in engineering design
  • Undertake geotechnical modelling and analysis using a suite of geotechnical software
  • Assist in the production of geotechnical reports and drawings

The training you will be getting

Completion of this apprenticeship will award you with a Master's in Geotechnical Engineering Level: 7 (Integrated Degree), you will also be put on a 2-year internal training programme in addition to receiving ongoing training and support from the company. Training will likely be delivered by day release at a local university.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion, you can expect to achieve professional membership as either a Chartered Engineer or Chartered Surveyor.

We would like to keep you as a member of staff and continue to grow and develop you in your career through ongoing training, development plans and progressions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Science, Engineering (Grade C or above) 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.




10 Livery Street


B3 2NU


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

Geotechnical engineer (integrated degree)

Level 7 (Master's degree)

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 complete an online application form and assessment test to be considered. Should you have any queries please contact the team.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024