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Apprentice (Civil Engineering)

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Job Summary

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Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/07/2020 23:59
£153.55 per week (NMW in second year)
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Your normal place of work will be County Hall, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Jul

Further information

As a Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Highway Services.

The structured training programme will enable you to gain experience, further education and broad base skills within Highway Design, Structures Design, Street Lighting Design, Estimating, Programme and Planning with regard to the construction and maintenance of highways, street lighting and structures.

The apprenticeship will be based in County Hall, Durham but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Civil Engineering Technician Level 3 via New College Durham

You must have or expect to achieve 5 GCSEs Grade A-C/9-4 including either English Language or Literature, Mathematics and a science subject or Level 2 in literacy and numeracy (or equivalent).

You must be able to manage your time effectively and be able to organise your workload.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section.

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Paul Newman, email: paul.newman@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 265272

It is anticipated that interviews will be held (between 3rd and 14 August 2020)

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469/ 264086/ 266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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