Arup
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Advance Apprenticeships – Infrastructure, Manchester

Job description

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for an academic qualification while working and learning alongside respected, technical professionals. You'll combine your learning experience with real responsibilities in the workplace. A dedicated mentor and our learning and development team will guide you through your personal and professional development.

About the role
Right now, we're looking for Civil Engineering and Geotechnical Apprentices to join our teams in Manchester. From your first day you'll join a community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification. You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

Across all teams, you'll support a variety of different work, including:

  • Production of engineering drawings and sketches, including computer generated 3D or 2D models using BIM software
  • Preparation of simple engineering calculations
  • Assisting with the creation of design reports and specifications
  • Contributing to solutions for design challenges
  • Taking part in design meetings, site visits, presentations and workshops
  • Helping with the administration of projects

Civil Engineering Apprentice
You'll be part of a technician team that support a team of engineers and other professionals to assess, design and supervise civil engineering works. You'll work on a wide range of projects - from roads and pavements, to car parks, drainage, and earthworks. Projects and designs will come in all shapes and sizes, and could involve sports stadia, highways, airports, ports, rail schemes, and new buildings. You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services using BIM for a range of varied and high-profile clients such as Highways England, Sellafield, Network Rail and many others. As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards a Level 3 qualification in the Construction and the Built Environment with one of our local partner colleges.

Geotechnical Apprentice
You'll help a team of engineers and other professionals to consult on geotechnical engineering design challenges. Some of the work our geotechnical team carries out helps to inform the structural and below-ground design of our projects. You'll work on a wide range of projects - from roads and pavements, to car parks, drainage, and earthworks. Projects and designs will come in all shapes and sizes, and could involve sports stadia, highways, airports, ports, rail schemes, and new buildings. You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients such as Highways England, Sellafield and many others. As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards a Level 3 qualification in the Construction and the Built Environment with one of our local partner colleges.

What are we looking for?
We're looking for dynamic and dedicated individuals to join us as apprentices. If you are keen to build a fulfilling career in the design engineering sector and deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you.

  • Five or more GCSEs (grade C/4 or above), including English and science
  • Grade B/5 or above in maths at GCSE
  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Interest in using computers for design work, calculations and testing
  • The ability to organise your own work and always be on time
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Lots of enthusiasm for this learning and development opportunity

What will we offer in return?
There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You'll receive all the opportunities that come with a fulfilling career, including:

  • Profit share scheme
  • A comprehensive package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • An exciting workload that will make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training

Additional job details

Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Please indicate in your application form if you have a strong preference for a particular team. However, your flexibility is welcomed, so do let us know if you are open to being considered for all opportunities. You must be available to commence employment no later than August 2020 in order to be considered for this role.

Please note that we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 26 January 2020

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Closing date:  26 January 2020

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