Arup
apprenticeship
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Advanced apprenticeships – Buildings and Infrastructure, London

Job description

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for an academic qualification while working and learning alongside respected, technical professionals. As an engineering apprentice, you'll study at a local college on day-release. At the same time, you will train to become an engineering design technician, learning directly from some of the best professionals in the field, while getting paid.

About the role
Right now, we're looking for Buildings Structures and Building Services Apprentice Technicians to join our teams in London. 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.

You would be based in the lively neighbourhood of Fitzrovia within walking distance of Leicester Square, Covent Garden, and Soho. You would work alongside and be taught by the teams who designed the new ticket hall at Kings Cross, the London Aquatics Centre, the Gherkin, Coal Drops Yard, La Sagrada Familia, the Etihad Stadium, and many more of the world's most ambitious buildings.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 3D or 2D computer drawings
  • Production of Building Information Models (BIM)
  • Preparation of simple engineering calculations
  • Contributing to solutions for design challenges
  • Taking part in design meetings, site visits, presentations and workshops
  • Helping with the administration of projects

Additional information on our roles can be found below:

Building Services Apprentice
You'll help a team including architects and engineers to design all kinds of systems such as energy management, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, drainage, lighting, power, water services, life-safety systems, communications and building transportation. You'll work with renewable and emerging technologies, and enjoy the chance to take part in a wide range of projects - from newly built sports stadia, to the refurbishment of historic premises. Your projects could span a variety of sectors, including education, sports, health and industry. At Arup, you will have the advantage of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology. BIM enables us to design buildings collaboratively using computer models. As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards a Level 3 qualification in Building Services with one of our local partner colleges.

Building Structures Apprentice
You'll help a team including engineers and technicians who work with architects to model, draw and assist in designing structures made of steel, concrete, timber, stone, glass and other construction materials. This is design work that really matters. The structures you help to design will form the frames and foundations of all kinds of buildings - from brand new sports stadia, schools and universities, to offices and industrial premises. You could also get involved in the computer modelling and drawing of external parts of buildings, such as car parks and access roads. You will also have the advantage of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology, which enables us to design buildings collaboratively using computer models. As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards a Level 3 qualification in Civil Engineering with one of our local partner colleges.

Civil Engineering Apprentice
You'll help 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, bridge design, 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. As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards a Level 3 qualification in Civil Engineering with one of our local partner college.

What are we looking for?
You'll need to demonstrate the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • 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
  • An interest in the physical world, how things work and how they are made
  • 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 challenging, 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
  • A challenging 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
London
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 December 2019

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Closing date:  26 December 2019

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