Published: 10th Jul 2019
  • Full Time
  • Alnwick
  • Salary: £7503.60
  • 1st Aug 2019

Website Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council have created exciting opportunities for three new Civil Engineering Apprentices to work within Local Services, Highways Delivery Management.

A Civil Engineering Technician provides technical support to engineers and other construction professionals in the design, development, construction, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of the built environment and infrastructure. Technicians will be required to have a broad skills base to work in areas which include sustainable construction, structural integrity, infrastructure, structures, materials and transportation.
These apprenticeship positions will offer high quality on and off the job training to the successful candidates as they get involved in:
Design – assisting in the development of technical solutions by producing design models, calculations, reports and drawings, surveying a site, using appropriate analysis and relevant codes.
Analysis – using appropriate software systems and other data gathering tools and tests to solve technical problems.
Project delivery – contributing to planning, managing work schedules, budgets and deadlines, and ensuring outputs comply with client and industry specifications, standards and guidance.
Site engineering – operating quality systems and Health, Safety and Risk Management procedures and checking specified technical aspects of site activities.
Your programme encpasses the Civil Engineering technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard and will run for three years. Within the programme, you will complete the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction & the Built Environment (Civil Engineering)
It is expected that you will have achieved at least 5 GCSEs at Grades A*-C / 5-6 including Maths , English and Science or their equivalent. For more information, please see the attached Job Description

The salary is £3.90 per hour for the first twelve months, this will increase on the thirteenth month as per minimum wage below

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