Senior Apprentice Site/Setting Out Engineer EN:Able Futures CIC

EN:Able Futures, an award-winning apprenticeship employer, are looking to recruit a Senior Apprentice Site/Setting Out Engineer to work with GRK Civils. We are looking for someone with previous Construction and the Built Environment or Site or Civil Engineering experience and is looking to progress on to the next level of their career.

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Closing date: 27 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30, although working hours could increase dependent on demand

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

GRK Civils, are constantly on the lookout for exceptional individuals eager to get stuck in and start a rewarding journey. Their team is the cornerstone of their success, and they believe in creating a culture where everyone feels valued, fulfilled, and celebrated on their path to greatness.

GRK Civils are offering remarkable and rewarding career opportunities.

Joining their team means joining a community of like-minded professionals who are committed to raising the bar, transforming the industry, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible.

You'll have the chance to work on exciting projects, collaborate with industry leaders, and leave a lasting impression as they change the way their clients, teams and communities experience the industry.

  • Setting out, levelling and surveying a construction site
  • Working with site plans, drawings and building information models
  • Mapping structural boundaries on the ground using pegs and markers
  • Liaising with designers and engineers to ensure plans and drawings are accurate
  • Overseeing quality control
  • Monitoring health and safety
  • Keeping a site diary
  • Resolving technical problems

Previous experience of working on a construction site is essential, and previous experience in Civil/Site Engineering is extremely desirable.

The training you will be getting

  • The successful applicant will work towards a Level 4 Senior Civil Engineering qualification, which will take 24 months plus 6 months EPA (End Point Assessment) and will be through Leeds College of Building.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Civil engineering technicians give technical support to engineers on construction projects. They tend to specialise in one area of civil engineering, such as design, planning or logistics and may be involved in projects ranging from building bridges, to widening roads, or creating new infrastructure.

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5-9) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy will be based between Sheffield, Huddersfield, Birkenshaw and possibly Doncaster, so a full UK License and access to a vehicle is essential.

About the employer

EN:Able Futures, award-winning Shared/Flexi Job apprenticeship service will support you through your apprenticeship journey and professional development. We employ our apprentices directly and are listed on the Flexi Job Apprenticeship Register. We work with hosts in Yorkshire and the North East to provide apprentices in the construction and civil engineering industry.


EN:Able Futures CIC



S1 4SE


Daniel Simpkins

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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 senior technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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