Apprentice - Civil Engineering

Location
Solihull
Salary
National Living Wage
Posted
11 Jun 2021
Closes
27 Jul 2021
Job Ref
SOL000003950
Job Type
Apprenticeship
Contract Type
Apprentice
Working Pattern
Flexible hours
Hours
Full-Time

Hours:
37.0 Hours per Week

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join the Highway Works Permit Team and be a part of Solihull’s continuing success. 

With its regionally and nationally significant economic assets and transport infrastructure, attractive environment, aspirational housing and skilled workforce, Solihull has been rated as one of the best places to live in the country, has delivered the fastest rate of private sector jobs growth outside London, maintains a strong retail offer, and provides excellent schools and education opportunities.

Solihull is also a place of contrasts, with persistent inequality gaps – in health, employment and access to opportunity.  These are not the only challenges the Borough faces: its success stimulates further demand for growth and it is critical for Solihull’s future success that the growth that takes place in a way that is right for Solihull and for all its citizens – what we call “Managed Growth.”

For Solihull, HS2 presents a unique opportunity to realise unprecedented levels of growth and, through its ‘UK Central’ vision, the Council is embarking upon a programme of infrastructure development and delivery on a scale never seen before in Solihull.

We currently have a vacancy for a Civil Engineering Apprentice where you will experience a range of placements within the Highway Services Team whilst undertaking a Civil Engineering Level 3 qualification supporting the team to oversee the effective operation of the highway network through the co-ordination of all highway works and to engage with colleagues, partners and stakeholders to deliver a customer focused service.

 

 

 

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A*-C (4-9) including Mathematics at Grade B (5-9), English Language and Science or an equivalent qualification such as a BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Construction or Engineering at Merit or Distinction Level (predicted grades will be accepted at application stage but confirmation/certificates will need to be provided before any job offer is made)

 

Willingness to undertake a Level 3 Diploma

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Good Communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to solve problems

Good Organisation skills

Able to prioritise work and manage your own time effectively, produce accurate work to deadlines and to operate in a team environment             

      

In return we offer the opportunity to join us at what is a very exciting time in shaping the future for Solihull, working with a professional and friendly team, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff benefits and a career average pension scheme.

Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 27 June 2021.

Successful applicants will then be invited to interview on either Tuesday 27 July or Wednesday 28 July 2021.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Kim Stone, Permit Scheme Manager, on 0121 704 6613.


Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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