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Civil Engineering Trainee – Degree Apprentice

Are you interested in earning while you learn?  Do you want to progress towards professional qualifications at a faster rate than going to university full time?  Would you like to graduate with a good degree and no student loans?

We are offering a 2-year full-time Traineeship in Civil Engineering progressing to a 3-year full-time Degree Apprenticeship.  The successful candidate will work four days a week providing technical support to Civil Engineers in our office and attend University one day a week studying for an HNC in Civil Engineering progressing to the Bachelor of Civil Engineering (with Honours).  You will receive formal training in a range of areas and there is no cost to you for your university studies or other training.

On successful completion of the HNC you will sit an examination for the qualification of Engineering Technician (EngTech) with the Institution of Civil Engineers.  On successful completion of the Degree Apprenticeship you will progress to become a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).

Your Role

You will primarily be working within the Highways and Transportation team on highways design and transport planning projects.  We work for major clients and contractors across the UK in undertaking highways design and transport assessments for major capital projects.  You will also have opportunities to work with our Capital Projects team on major education building projects across the UK, undertaking project management activities.

As an integral part of our small team you will be supported to develop new skills including Building Information Modelling (BIM), Digital Engineering skills and specialist traffic modelling software, as well as satisfying key professional competencies required by the apprenticeship frameworks.  You will work closely with Chartered Civil Engineers and work on projects in a multi-disciplinary environment.

The Skills You Need

You should be ambitious, creative, enthusiastic, enjoy working in a team, a good communicator and have an interest in improving the world around you.  You should want to become a Civil Engineer.

You will need to have achieved or are expected to achieve at least three A Levels (which must include Maths and a physical science subject at Grades B or above), or equivalent Level 3 courses (e.g. Level 3 BTEC Diploma) with a Distinction or higher.   You must have GCSE Maths and English at Grade 6 (B) or higher.  To apply, you must be an eligible “home” student able to work and study in the UK without visa restrictions.  You should have, or be working towards, a UK Driving Licence.

We are based in Liverpool City Centre, although occasional travel may be required around the north-west and beyond.  To apply or receive further information contact us on 0151 556 1985 or email careers@flinderschase.co.ukNo agencies please.

In order to be considered for this position you will need to provide the following:

  • CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, and what you studied.
  • Covering letter demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application

Expected Start Date:   12 August 2019

Salary:                         £14,500 per annum

Closing Date for Applications is 16:00 Wednesday 03 April 2019.  Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 15 May or 16 May 2019 in Liverpool.