Civil Engineer Apprenticeship

HR Wallingford is a global civil engineering hydraulic consultancy business with projects, offices and representatives worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity to join our engineering team, to further develop your own individual skills and start your civil engineering career.

Do you want to get involved? An apprenticeship enables you to earn a salary whilst studying for a Level 3 BTEC Technician Civil Engineering apprenticeship. You will spend one day a week studying and work for the rest of the week. You’ll get to work alongside and learn from our experts who have a wide range of knowledge, capability and experiences to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be a competent civil engineer.

Our clients use our skills to help them to consider and understand the marine environment at all stages of the project life cycle, from concept development and master planning through to engineering design, construction and operation.

About you

You will be enthusiastic and self-motivated , willing to learn, be flexible and work collaboratively. Your interpersonal skills will be excellent with high standards of written and verbal communication and able to demonstrate strong technical skills.

A particular focus of this apprenticeship will be Computer Aided Design (CAD). The main duties will initially involve developing technical drawings, mainly for coastal and marine civil engineer projects. As your knowledge develops, the tasks will evolve to also include 3D Computer Aided design, design work and assisting with project work.

Key qualifications

Level 3 apprenticeships are an option for those moving into civil engineering at a later age although the entry requirements are the same. You will have the following key qualifications:

  • You’ll be in your final year of GCSEs or recently completed your GCSEs with a minimum of five GCSEs grade C or Level 4 or above which must include English, maths, science and a technology related subject
About us

Our people are our most important asset. We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre – people who have the desire and determination to succeed and be ambitious, not only for themselves but for their colleagues and clients too. We are relentless in our drive to create an exceptional working environment and we look for energy and positivity to ensure our staff remain inspired. We offer a stimulating working environment that seeks to surprise colleagues and clients with what we can achieve. We share knowledge, ideas and experience to underpin our value of working collaboratively. Our work is authentic, based on evidence and facts, and we aspire to be aware, manage, understand and master the challenges of expanding world issues and complex customer problems.

Our excellent benefits package includes:

  • A defined contribution pension scheme with minimum 10% contribution from the employer (up to 15% with matched funding)
  • Life insurance x 3 salary (subject to eligibility rules)
  • 22 days holiday, plus three days discretionary company holiday and eight bank holidays, 
  • Flexible working hours which allows for additional leave to be taken subject to hours accrued and business needs
  • Onsite restaurant, gym and nursery. 
  • Active sports and social club. 
  • Cycle to work scheme. 
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

We offer a stimulating working environment with a competitive apprenticeship salary at £275 per week. Our head office is based at Howbery Park near Wallingford, in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnerships.

How to apply

Click the "Apply now" button below to complete our online job application form. You will need to attach a two-page CV, tailored to this position, and a covering letter.

Closing date: Friday 14 August 2020

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate, and work to create an inclusive culture across our business.

Contact us for more information
Sonia Tyack
Personnel Manager
+44 (0)1491 822899