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Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship



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25th January 2024

What is the Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship? 

Civil Engineers provide technical and management input to develop design solutions for complex Civil Engineering problems. You will work as part of a team of Engineers and other construction professionals through all lifecycle stages of development, design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning of EDF Engineering projects, including Sizewell C. 

You will use your broad skillset to work in areas including sustainable construction, structural integrity, geotechnics (Engineering behaviour of earth materials), materials, tunnelling, marine and coastal Engineering, water, waste management, flood management, transportation, and power. 

Your work will cover the following areas within Civil Engineering: 

Health & Safety and Analysis 
Site Construction and Environment  
Earth Works and Temporary Works 
Project Installation  
Tunnelling and Marine 
Project Delivery  

What salary and benefits are we offering you? 

Starting salary of £21,819 plus excellent benefits 
28 days’ annual leave 
Flexible benefits package 
Wellbeing, physical and mental health support services  
Outward Bound programme – team building excursion prior to starting in September  
A dedicated Early Careers Programme Lead for your scheme, as well as the support of a Line Manager and Buddy 

Training, development and support for you:  

This programme will equip you with thorough theory-based understanding and the practical skills needed for a career as a professional Civil Engineer, taking responsibility for the creation, design, implementation, and management of Civil Engineering projects. 

The 5.5 year programme is designed to progress apprentices to IEng registration as part of the apprenticeship End-Point Assessment (EPA), immediately after successful completion of the BEng (hons) degree. This will allow apprenticeship graduates to make accelerated career progression, the future is yours for the taking! 

Where you’ll work:  

You’ll be based at our Leiston power station and will be required to occasionally travel to our London, Whitfield Street office. Your training provider will be the University of Suffolk and you will attend the Ipswich Campus 1 day a week.  

To join our team you’ll need: 

Five GCSE’s in the A*to C or 9 to 4 range including English, Maths and a Science subject. 
112 UCAS tariff points; having either at least three A levels at Grades A*-C including Mathematics and Physical Science or their equivalent or will have completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship as a Civil Engineering Technician. 
Good communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment. 
To be appointed to this role, you will need to meet the criteria for Security Vetting which will, ordinarily, require you to have been a resident of the UK for at least 3 of the last 5 years. 

Our Assessment Centre will be held virtually on Tuesday the 16th of April.  

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 11/02/2024




This job is located in Leiston, Suffolk

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About Sizewell C

Sizewell C, a proposed new nuclear power station in Suffolk, has the potential to generate the reliable low carbon electricity the country needs for decades to come. It will also make a lasting positive difference to the economy in the east of England.

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