Degree Apprenticeship

Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice

Swindon. Multiple vacancies.

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Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?

Here at Amey Consulting, you’ll have the unique opportunity to bring high-profile, ground-breaking infrastructure projects to life. Your design solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people’s lives, often in the very community where you live. 

You’ll join a growing team of big thinkers who love finding solutions to difficult problems.  You’ll be stretched, but always supported, surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges, recognising your hard work and looking out for your wellbeing.

We’re proud of what we do, because we’re all given the freedom to perform and given the flexibility to work in a way that suits you - it’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

Amey - what we do

Our team of 17,000 works across four continents – making us a leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services both in the UK and internationally.

Our Opportunity:

We are recruiting for our next cohort of Civil Engineering Degree Apprentices with exciting opportunities across several of our key locations; Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, Kettering, Liverpool, Nottingham, Stafford, Swindon, Telford and Winchester.

Our exciting five-year programme allows you to gain real “on the job” experience, working on live high-profile projects such as the UK’s first carbon neutral road improvement project – an £8m National Highways carriageway reconstruction in Cumbria, whilst studying towards a BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering Degree.

Your Degree Apprenticeship course will be delivered via day release throughout the duration of your programme with one of the UK’s leading Universities, local to you in either the North West, Midlands or South of England, who specialise in Civil Engineering Degree Courses.   

As part of our growing Highways team, you’ll collaborate and engage with your colleagues and industry experts, delivering projects through a flexible combination of home and office-based working, tailored to you, as part of your personal development plan.

Our dedicated Highways teams impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks and we take enormous pride in seeing our towns and cities thrive by improving connectivity, journey times and quality of life.

Our teams work on both major design projects and local network improvements and undertake services on national to local frameworks; including those with Highways England Area 10,13 and 14 to the A66 dualling programme and the Midlands Highways Alliance (MHA).

We’re passionate about the highways projects that we design and our multidisciplinary teams encompass all aspects of investigation, design and construction of roads, bridges, cycle and pedestrian paths as well as civil structures, and street lighting.

What will you bring:

One of the best things about an Apprenticeship with us is that you don’t need to have experience of working in engineering or the Highways industry. However, we do hope that you’ll share our passion for these and demonstrate your desire to develop yourself within this exciting area.

We offer a fantastic opportunity to help you take those initial steps in your career and our fabulous Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme course provides you with invaluable time to study and network with your peers. We see this as a valuable part of your learning so travel and any accommodation costs at your University are also covered by us.

Qualification requirements 112 UCAS Points gained via either:

  • 3 A-Levels (or equivalent) Grade A*-C. Must include Maths and a Science
  • OR, Successful completion of a Level 3 Apprenticeship/BTEC Diploma (in Civil Engineering) to D*D* level
  • Available to join our programme in early September 2022
  • Passion for developing your skills both professional and personally
  • Ability to travel on a weekly basis to your chosen university for study and occasional travel within the UK
  • The commitment and drive to complete your five-year degree course and End assessment

If you possess the determination, initiative, and curiosity to become a technical expert in your field, or one of our future leaders, then our Degree Apprenticeship programme could be for you.

What you'll receive in return:

We place great value on all our people and the contribution they make to our business, so it’s important that our rewards make us all feel valued here. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we recognise individual needs and offer a flexible reward and benefits package that puts you first, including;

  • Starting salary of £19,760
  • Fully funded Degree Apprenticeship
  • Flexible-hybrid working model
  • Development and progression plan
  • 24 Days annual leave + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme

Choices: Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
Save with Amey: Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on days out, or nights in
Social Value: You’ll get a Community Involvement Day each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives for CRUK, or where eligible, participate in the DoE Gold Award.

Why Amey?

We’re big on making our diverse workplace a conducive environment for ideas to thrive and place a high importance on the culture, health, and well-being of our people. We have passionate ambassadors who lead our thriving affinity groups, specialist mental health and wellbeing ambassadors, access to a Health and Wellbeing App, an Employee Assistance Programme if you need confidential advice/support, Wellbeing Wednesdays, and dedicated pastoral care colleagues who proactively ensure you are getting all the personal and professional support that you need.

As part of our Early Careers community, you’ll join more than 300 other Graduates, Degree Apprentices, Apprentices and Placement students working across our entire Amey organisation. Being part of this community provides for excellent development, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, involvement in a range of social value and fun extra-curricular activities.

You’ll also be provided with a “buddy”, to assist you as you settle in, and an industry expert as a professional mentor, to help guide you towards achieving your professional qualifications/accreditation.

We encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work; meaning that you can be your true self.  We believe true diversity of backgrounds and skills, create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask the right questions to arrive at smarter solutions because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means smarter outcomes for our clients, our communities and ourselves. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as our shared one.

If you want professional development, accelerated career progression, an environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit, it’s all here for you, at Amey.

Next Steps?

We appreciate that applying for a Degree Apprenticeship opportunity, for some, can be a new or daunting experience, which is why we try to make our process as simple, transparent, and as engaging as possible.

  1. Follow the link to apply and answer a few simple questions.
  2. Complete a fun, web-based, behavioural assessment.
  3. Learn more about the role via an informal online briefing or 1-2-1 discussion.
  4. Attend a virtual assessment centre, where you’ll meet your future colleagues, have a strengths-based interview and take part in an interactive team activity.
  5. Receive a decision and constructive feedback.

Our process really is as simple as that, so what are you waiting for? Good Luck!

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  • Tomorrow
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £19,760 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Swindon
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