Degree Apprenticeship - Civil Engineering

Employer
Bouygues Energies & Services
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£20000/annum Excellent company benefits & the opportunity
Posted
May 20, 2022
Closes
Jun 02, 2022
Ref
3152840349
Specialty
Other
Organization Type
Academia
We are looking for bright and motivated school leavers who are have a genuine interest in the construction industry, we can offer an alternative route to become a qualified Civil Engineer.
As an apprentice alongside your studies (approx. 20% of the time) you will learn and develop the skills necessary to support the project in the co-ordination and control of the onsite construction process.
Working as a Civil Engineer degree apprentice will provide you with an invaluable technical and management experience. With the ability to develop design solutions for complex civil engineering problems. The project you will be working on will be HS2; VSL International, in a Joint Venture with Keller, have been awarded a £167M contract to deliver geotechnical work on HS2. The scope of work on the project includes constructing the piled foundations for the Colne Valley Viaduct, as well as the grouting works and retaining structures for four ventilation shafts, plus ground improvement works for the execution of the tunnel cross passages.

Key duties/responsibilities include:
• Working to complete essential requirements specified, including safety and quality aspects.
• Providing technical support to current and future project design and implementations
• Provide support to Engineering staff in engineering, programmes, technical or specialist areas.
Working for VSL will give you access to engage and collaborate with colleagues from across the world and from various engineering and construction companies.
VSL Systems (UK) Limited operates in the UK and is part of one of the two civil works subsidiaries of Bouygues Construction.

The group offers a wide range of civils services and have considerable experience in:
• Ground engineering & foundations
• Post-tensioning, stay-cable and other structural systems & technologies
• Civil works
• Asset preservation, structural repairs and upgrade

What You will study
We are working with London South Bank University to provide the formally taught element of the apprenticeship, the content has been designed for individuals who want to fast-track their career and become the Chartered Engineers of tomorrow.
You will study a broad range of topics such as project management, mathematics, geotechnics, structural engineering, and safety and sustainable development
The course will be taught as day release allowing you to immerse yourself in learning and benefit from University facilities.
The course has been designed for apprentices to graduate with chartered status in sight.
Elements of the apprenticeship will be studied during time at work with the delivered by University academic staff.
Throughout the apprenticeship, apprentices will gain more knowledge and experience ensuring they are able to:

Ensure that the project is completed to the specification and quality needed by the client
Ensure that the project has minimal negative impact on the environment and community
Manage interfaces between stakeholders associated with the project
Translate design information to construction teams so they can construct the project effectively and efficiently

All course costs will be covered by VSL and you will be also get the following:
£20,000 starting salary
Regular salary reviews
26 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days
2 paid volunteering days
Share incentive scheme
Pension scheme
Life insurance
Private medical insurance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Bouygues Extra - `opt into` lifestyle benefits

Entry requirements
A Level grades (or expected grades) of BBC including Maths grade B and a Science subject at grade B, or equivalent
Recruitment process
We will support you throughout the recruitment process, steps will include:
Completion of an application form
Video interview
Face to face assessment centre and interview

Be Yourself!
Here at the Bouygues Group we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply.
By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.
We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details. If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions