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Apprentice Civil Engineer Technician

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/06/2019 23:59
£8,392 - £15,839 Annually (dependent on age)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kingsway House, Billingham

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

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We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people to join us on an apprenticeship programme. If you're looking for the opportunity to kick start your career in Civil Engineering, gaining on the job work experience whilst studying for a Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician qualification, come and work with us as an Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician.

About Us:
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is a successful and award winning Council who employ over 3,000 employees in a vast range or job roles across many different services in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees.

At SBC we truly value our Apprentices. We recognise that Apprenticeships help us identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce and increase diversity in the workplace. Apprenticeship help us to develop our future skills, to enable us to deliver our ambitious plans whilst also assisting in shaping the apprentice’s future.

Would you like the opportunity to work in an award winning multi-discipline civil engineering design team that improves the way people live and go about their everyday lives by providing vital infrastructure, protecting the environment and driving economic growth in the region? The team get involved in a wide variety of exciting and creative projects from multi-million pound nationally important transport infrastructure schemes such as the proposal for a new Tees Road Crossing to the construction of new roundabouts. The team also get involved with environmentally important projects such as Leven Bank erosion scheme and sensitive and unique developments such as a new crematorium.

Job Description:
As an Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician you will gain valuable and varied experience as part of a busy service environment that prides itself on customer service excellence and quality. You will assist with the delivery of a significant capital programme of civil engineering works that are predominantly highway related and assist with the inspection of the Authorities highway structures.

Essential Requirements:
All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:

• Minimum of 5 GCSE’s of Level 4/C and above including Maths, English and a science subject
• Experience working as part of a team (this could be in a sporting, educational, work or social setting) as well as demonstrating use of own initiative
• Ability to work in an organised and methodical way to analyse and solve problems
• Demonstrate sound technical aptitude and attention to detail
• Ability to understand and apply regulations and instructions
• Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
• Innovative and logical thinking to resolve issues
• Committed to providing excellent customer service
• Due to the nature of job role, must have the capacity to be able to safely and independently negotiate uneven ground on construction sites, railway tracks etc. and access platforms at height which involves climbing ladders and scaffolding
• Demonstrates the Council’s Behaviours which underpin the Culture Statement

You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

Appointment may also be subject to the following pre-employment checks:
• Medical Check
• Satisfactory reference.

Apprenticeship Qualification
You will be given appropriate paid time off work to attend College and work towards completion of your apprenticeship qualification.

Qualification: Civil Engineering Technician – Level 3

Training Provider: Northern Skills / Middlesbrough College

Professional Recognition: On completion you will have satisfied the requirements for registration as an Engineering Technician by the relevant professional engineering institution.

Future Prospects:
There may be the opportunity to undertake a higher level apprenticeship qualification and the potential to secure a permanent position within the Council for the right candidate to grow within the organisation.

You may will be eligible to gain academic progress to the BTEC HNC in Construction. Progression may also be possible to Foundation Degrees, BSc and BEng degrees in construction and civil engineering.

How to Apply:
Please complete our Apprenticeship application form, and submit this to apprenticeships@stockton.gov.uk no later than the closing date of Sunday 16th June 2019.

Please ensure you refer to the essential requirements outlined in the advert and Job Description / Person Specification when completing the personal statement on your application, as this information will be used to shortlist candidates for the next stage of selection.

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