Graduate Geotechnical Engineering Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship

Master’s – Requires a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject

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Job Description

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible as we will close when the positions have been filled.

We manage and deliver designs for major below ground civil projects and are recognised as authoritative and innovative in ground engineering.  We specialise in all aspects of foundations, geotechnics, and tunnelling, and contribute to some of the largest and most demanding structures in the world.

These projects range from Crossrail in London, East London Line, Victoria Station Upgrade, Budapest Metro, Dublin Interconnector, TfL tunnels refurbishment to name a few.

Areas of expertise include value management and value engineering, geotechnical advice, geotechnical information management, site investigation, rock engineering, slope engineering, coastal engineering, and environmental geotechnics. Supporting our civil design capability, we have specialist engineering geology, numerical modelling, seismic and hydrogeology expertise.

In this role you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and supervision of ground investigations.
  • Collect geotechnical data and observations through site visits and fieldwork.
  • Interpret geotechnical data to create and develop ground models for use in engineering design.
  • Undertake geotechnical modelling and analysis using a suite of geotechnical software.
  • Assist in the production of geotechnical reports and drawings.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for committed and motivated graduates with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To be eligible for this opportunity, you will have a 2:1 (hons) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject to apply, applicants with a bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) with significant relevant professional experience in geology/engineering geology will be considered on an individual basis.

Please ensure you confirm your undergraduate degree course and classification in your application.

You will have the opportunity to deliver efficiencies and unleash innovation, advancing sustained economic, social and environmental wellbeing, through involvement in our initiatives such as corporate social responsibility and our early career professionals’ network.

Travelling within the working day may be required occasionally, which will be on top of any travel required as part of your apprenticeship studies.
In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest in the role and working at Mott MacDonald through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.
  • As we want the best people for the role, we support flexible working.
  • Please ask us at interview stage about any flexibility you may need.

About your development  

A graduate position should be more than just a job. We know this and so do you. That’s why with our graduate roles, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.  

From the moment you join us, you’ll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a mentor who will support you on your journey to gaining professional recognition within your chosen discipline  

What else is involved?  

You’ll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year soft-skills development programme alongside all of the other graduates in your cohort across our Europe & UK region.

In partnership with Cappfinity, a global leader in talent mobility, we have identified the skills that drive success amongst early career talent within Mott MacDonald, and have designed a learning experience to enable you to develop these skills delivered through a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars, and group challenges.

Also giving you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort.   

We understand that each person’s career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individual’s development journey to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.  

You’re probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and you’ll get:

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, you’ll have biannual salary reviews.
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that you’re given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
  • Contributory pension up to 7% of your salary: we have the best people on our team, and we like to look out for them. With our support, you’ll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
  • A flexible benefits scheme: our company is made up of a range of different people and we understand that different people want different things.
  • That’s why with our flexible plan, you’ll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer, to suit your specific needs.

Use of AI tools in our application process

In today's fast-paced and technology-driven world, we understand that candidates may use various tools, including AI, to enhance their applications. Whilst we embrace the changes technology brings, we also value the importance of authenticity and genuine human connection.

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    September 2024
  • Hiring Multiple Candidates
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  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
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