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Job Title : Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice
Employer : Tony Gee & Partners
Location : St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3HZ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Construction
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11776
Brief Description : Working as a civil engineering technician apprentice providing technical support to consulting engineers who provide design services and advice to construction clients on projects all over the world.

 

Qualifications Required : A minimum of five GCSEs grade C or above which must include English, Maths, Science and a technology related subject.
Vacancy Detail : Working as a civil engineering technician apprentice providing technical support to consulting engineers who provide design services and advice to construction clients on projects all over the world. These projects could be in different sectors including: rail, bridge and building construction, marine, highways, power, commercial and industrial.

Responsibilities
Working as a technician within one or more of the company’s design teams involved in delivering projects across a variety of construction sectors.

Key elements of the role include:
• Production of CAD drawings
• Preparation of calculations
• Supporting the administration of projects
• Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
• Meeting agreed deadlines
• Maintaining drawing register
• Working as a member of a team.
• Contributing to providing solutions to problems.
• Working both in an office environment and on site.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5 hours (Mon-Fri)
Salary : £269.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 16/06/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/09/2019
Personal Qualities : You should be able to demonstrate that you are:
• enthusiastic
• inquisitive
• willing to learn
• have attention to detail
Skills Required : Good communications, numeracy and IT skills are all important, as is the ability to work as part of a team while also having plenty of your own initiative. Strong problem solving, attention to detail and a desire to come up with practical solutions will also stand you in good stead.
To be a civil engineering technician you should:
• be good at maths and physics
• be creative and practical
• be adaptable and persevering
• be interested in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs
• be able to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
• be able to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
• work well with other people
• be able to organise the work of others
• have communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports.
Future Prospects : This apprenticeship role will enable the successful candidate to work within the field of civil, structural and geotechnical engineering design. A great start in the industry, it will open doorways to further study – perhaps a HNC and engineering degree. Upon successful completion of the two year apprenticeship, a professional qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers awaits (TMICE). You will be receiving on-the-job training at the sharp end of engineering.
Training to be Provided : During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:
•Construction and the built environment
•Further mathematics in construction
•Science and materials
•Construction technology and design
•Surveying in construction and civil engineering
•Structural analysis and design

You will gain the following qualifications:

Construction & The Built Environment BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Plus…
•Civil Engineering Pearson Level 3 NVQ Diploma
•Employment Rights and Responsibilities
•Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
•Functional Skills in English and maths
Other Information : You will attend Bedford College 1 day a week as part of your taught programme. You will be provided with two mentors; one for your civil engineering development and the other on BIM/CAD skills.

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.
Things to consider : This is an office based opportunity. There will be some exposure to site work but from a consultancy viewpoint.
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