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Job Title : Civil Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Bedford Group of Internal Drainage Boards
Location : STEWARTBY, Bedfordshire, MK43 9ND
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Construction
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11813
Brief Description : Generally assisting the engineering team with all aspects of land drainage and flood risk management that will increase in complexity and volume as the apprenticeship progresses.

 

Qualifications Required : A good standard of education including GCSE Maths and English grade A* - C (9-4), similar grades in Geography, Physics, Chemistry and IT would be helpful.
Vacancy Detail : Generally assisting the engineering team with all aspects of land drainage and flood risk management that will increase in complexity and volume as the apprenticeship progresses.
Assist the Engineers with carrying out development control activities, including liaising and advising the planning authorities, Lead Local flood Authorities and developers of appropriate flood risk, sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) and development.

Assist the Engineers with carrying out Land Drainage Consenting and Byelaw administration,

Assist the Site Managers regarding maintenance activities, including timely preparation of job cards and issuing notices of entry.

Assist the Engineers with the management of the watercourse maintenance programme and capital engineering works.

Assist in flood protection and land drainage works by carrying out a range of engineering activities, including asset inspections and surveying.

Promote Health & Safety and Conservation, in accordance with the Boards’ policies.

Supporting Engineering, Rating and Finance officers with GIS and Asset Management System, including installing updates and map layers.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37hrs pw Mon-Thurs 8.45am-4.45pm Fri 8.45am-4.15pm
Salary : £218.30 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 02/06/2019
Possible Start Date : 09/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Honest, trustworthy, keen to learn, ability to work on own initiative, polite and well presented.
Skills Required : An aptitude for civil and drainage engineering.
Good communication and general information technology skills.
Future Prospects : Dependant on completion of qualification in a timely manner - it is hoped that the post holder will progress to become a key part of the engineering team.
Training to be Provided : 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

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
Other Information : The apprentice will need to be over 18.

Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College 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 : The apprentice will need to be over 18.

Our Stewartby offices are in a semi rural location and the office team is fairly small (currently 12).
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