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Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice

Job description

Are you looking for a role that can give you a head start to your career within the construction and highways industry? Via currently have fantastic opportunities to join our Construction Team as a Civil Engineering Apprentice based at our Bilsthorpe depot in Nottinghamshire.

You’ll gain insight into the efficient ordering, control and utilisation of materials, plant equipment, transport and subcontracted works. You’ll learn how to interpret complex specifications, drawings, surveying, contracts and instructions associated with works and projects.

You’ll gain first-rate training and mentoring along with workplace experience and the formal qualifications to back it up! Throughout the training period you will gain your Level 4 Civil Engineering Senior Technician Apprenticeship through one of our carefully selected partner training providers. What’s more, all of our apprentices are recruited on to a permanent contract from day one, so once you’re finished training, you’ll transition to a role within our Construction Team. There will also be the opportunity to progress on to further study such as a HNC as well as gaining additional nationally recognised industry qualifications eg: New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) training.

Within your role you will support the Contract Agent and Contract Manager managing small teams of operational staff and sub-contractors engaged on highway and civil engineering construction and maintenance projects to ensure they are delivered on time and to cost. You’ll gain insight into the efficient ordering, control and utilisation of materials, plant equipment, transport and subcontracted works. You’ll learn how to interpret complex specifications, drawings, surveying, contracts and instructions associated with works and projects.

Candidate requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or equivalent and a B/6 in maths
  • Hold level 2 English and maths functional skills qualifications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high standard of written English, spelling and grammar
  • Good ICT skills with experience of using applications including Microsoft Word and Excel, email and the internet
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be able to work with a wide range of people
  • Excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • The ability to be able to work as part of a team as well as autonomously

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 04/07/2024

Possible start date: 16/09/2024

Employer information

Based in Nottinghamshire, with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff at a few different locations throughout the county. Via East Midlands provides sustainable highways services for Nottinghamshire and across the wider East Midlands region.

Address details:

VIA EAST MIDLANDS LIMITED
Via East Midlands Ltd
Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe Business Park
Eakring Road
Bilsthorpe, Newark
NG22 8ST

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Reference number VAC1000255054
Working week Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week, 7am till 4pm.
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 36 Months
Apprenticeship level Higher
Related course Civil Engineering Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £17,294.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).