Civil Engineering Apprentice Technician

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Civil Engineering Apprentice Technician
Kent, Ashford
Are you ready to start an exciting, varied, and fast-paced career in engineering? Are you looking for an opportunity to earn while you learn in a fascinating industry, and be given development opportunities to help you on your way?
Project Centre, part of Marston Holdings, is a leading design, engineering, and landscape architecture consultancy whose highly talented people are passionate about creating places that are attractive, innovative, sustainable, and safe. Our approach to integrated design produces award winning results that have won significant industry recognition and includes being awarded CIHT’s Employer of the Year in 2021.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Civil Engineering Apprentice Technician to join our team based in Ashford to help deliver highways & transportation engineering services.
You will be working towards the Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level 3.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To assist in the delivery of a range of Transportation & Highway projects relating to developing drawings and designs (Concept, Preliminary & Detailed Design stages) in accordance with standards & guidelines.
  • Activities may include AutoCAD drawings, site surveys, analysing data and preparing reports.
  • To actively pursue on the job and formal training opportunities that complement PCL business needs and your personal development plan (including development with professional institution).
  • Be flexible and undertake any duties as and when required to assist in the operations of PCL.
  • Adhere to PCL Quality Assurance systems and procedures.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Satisfy all requirements from the chosen Training course and provider.
  • Work towards successful completion of your apprenticeship.
  • Comply with Health & Safety legislation and policies.
The role will develop the successful candidate’s skills and experience in:
  • Design of Highways and Transportation Projects.
  • A range of Site Surveys.
  • Preparing reports and technical notes.
  • AutoCAD (Computer-Aided Design) software drawing production.
  • Data analysis and evaluation.
  • Professional development with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
What we are looking for:
This position is ideally suited to school leavers at GCSE or A Level (or equivalent) who can demonstrate the following:
  • Minimum of GCSE grade 4-9 in Maths and English
  • BTEC Level 2 in Engineering is desirable
  • Some work experience or shadowing in an engineering environment would be an advantage
  • Interest in Highways and Transportation related projects
  • Knowledge of software-based engineering and drawing e.g. AutoCAD and other similar 3D software.
  • Good understanding and use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel.)
  • Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training
  • An enthusiastic and can-do attitude
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
What’s in it for you?
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Salary of £22,308
  • Full training & development
  • Full time, office based role
  • Gaining a Level 3 Civil Engineering qualification after 36 months of training
  • Private healthcare
  • Staff benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail shopping, travel, and socialising to health & wellbeing.
  • Yearly Professional Membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package NB this is subject to eligibility.
If this sounds like the job for you, please apply….
New starters will be subject to clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service and a County Court Judgment check. In addition, the post holder is expected to keep the Company updated if their personal circumstances change.
Marston Holdings are proud members of the 5% Club demonstrating their commitment to Earn and Learn opportunities within the workplace, and Platinum Accredited Investors in People.
We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.