Apprentice Engineer – Geotechnical Technician

Closing Date: 01/12/2022
Contract Contract
Job Role Apprenticeships
Working Hours Full Time
Location Middlesbrough
Salary Annual Wage - £17,000.00

Job Description

About the employer

Information on the company The Applebridge Family is a group of eight construction companies who offer a wide range of construction disciplines within the residential, commercial, and multi-utility sectors. With a collective annual turnover of £80 million our businesses deliver an extensive range of capabilities and capacities in the areas of earthworks, plant hire, groundworks, civil engineering, and multi-utilities, retaining wall solutions, building services and road surfacing. Applebridge Construction Ltd have been Ranked number 4 in the country for the new 2022 Top 50 SME Apprenticeship Employer rankings. The rankings recognise employers for their commitment to employing apprentices, their creation of new apprenticeships, the diversity of their new apprentices, and the number of apprentices who completed their apprenticeships and progress further with the employer.

What will the apprentice be doing?

Disciplines cover:

  • Provide input into producing, managing and validation of Material Management Plans
  • Assist Site Manager with remediation and earthworks testing
  • Maintaining QA logs, and raising issues
  • Assist Technical Manager in producing Remediation and Earthworks Validation Reports
  • Understanding and communicating Remediation Strategy and Earthworks Specifications with the site team
  • Sampling and scheduling environmental and Geotechnical samples for laboratory testing
  • Supervision of site investigation work
  • Assist in producing earthworks and remediation pre-construction and operational strategies

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end:

  • At the end of the apprenticeship, the apprentice will gain a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship construction site Engineering Technician (Civil Engineering)
  • One day per week Studying at middlesbrough College or a college of your choice and four days working on site

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Future prospects:

  • On completion of the apprenticeship programme you may have the opportunity to progress to higher level apprenticeship degree in Civil Engineering

    Desired skills and personal qualities

    Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


    GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
    GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5) Essential
    BTEC or equivalent Level 3 Construction or Civil engineering (Grade Pass) Essential
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