Civil Engineer Technician Apprentice

  • Company: Pinnacle Consulting Engineers Ltd
  • Location: Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1HE
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £13,250.00 per year
  • Sector: Construction
  • Ref: VAC-12605
  • Application Deadline Date: 21/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Working Week: Monday- Friday 8:30am-5.00pm (this is can be flexible)

Brief Description

Do you have a passion for building and design? Do you want to be a part of a team that helps to build the framework for buildings? Do you enjoy computer work? Apply now!

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-3 (A*- D) in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills during the programme.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

Keen interest in maths, computing, design and construction, the built environment
Smartly presented
Committed to own personal development
Good attention to detail
Self-disciplined and focused
Ability to receive and act on constructive feedback
Self-motivated and able to use initiative
Reliable and punctual

Skills Required

Good computer skills – experience with design software would be desirable but not essential
Excellent communication and listening skills
Good observational skills
Strong problem solving skills
Good writing skills
Creative

Future Prospects

After successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be a potential opportunity to progress within the role to Technician (salaries ranging from £25K - £35K). Possible longer term progression to Senior Technician (£35k - £45k) and ultimately to a BIM Manager (£40K+) – overseeing and managing the Technician team. There is also the potential for further study to complete the Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship.

Vacancy Detail

Pinnacle Consulting Engineers are a leading provider of civil and structural consulting services. They are looking for two people to join them. Their areas of expertise include structural and civil engineering, building information modelling, flood management, infrastructure design and transportation & highways. They work across a number of sectors including retail, data centres, logistics, residential, public authorities, logistics and energy.

The apprentice will be using design software to interpret Engineers designs into drawings; these drawings are used to build the framework for buildings. Part of the role will include: supporting and interpreting Engineers' designs into drawings and develop knowledge of various construction materials and methods (steel, timber, concrete and masonry). You will also work as part of a team producing drawings to an agreed programme ensuring successful delivery of projects on time and within budget and professionally communicate and represent the company with all external clients and customers.

Please note this is an office based role.

Other Information

The role will involve both long periods of working on a computer and from time to time visiting client sites, but it is mainly office based.

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. 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.

Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

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