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Civil Engineer - Transportation - Degree Apprentice (Level 6)

Your Impact:

At Jacobs we’re all about Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow! Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. Together, we’re pushing the limits of what’s possible. We stay ahead to create the new standards our future needs. How about a career that involves an opportunity to study alongside working for a company that is focused on the biggest challenges in the world today.  

"A company that's moving onwards and upwards"

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The biggest questions spark our curious minds. At Jacobs, we solve the most important problems, the ones for the real world – making life simpler and more seamless along the way. We are excited to be looking for a Civil Engineering Apprentice based in Birmingham! You will work towards achieving a Level 6 Degree in Civil Engineering qualification.

About the role

We are seeking apprentices who are proactive, agile and creative engineering, data scientist, carbon management to join the UK’s largest Transportation Civil design team. You will typically take a technical supporting role in delivering highway, rail and drainage civil design services throughout all stages of project development.

The role will provide you every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution. As well as our ICE accredited training programme to help you achieve professional status, you will be supported by a trained mentor. 

We are particularly interested in any candidates who believe they can help us achieve carbon reduction and leaner designs for infrastructure, as alluded to in our Transportation Mission:  

“For Transportation this means creating a highly diverse and agile workforce, providing solutions which enhance and connect our communities. Our solutions will be delivered 50% faster, for 50% less costs and with a 50% lower carbon footprint".

Here's what you'll need:

About you

  • 3 A Levels (inc Maths) in any subject OR a Level 3 qualification in Structural Engineering
  • Achieved a grade C/4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English AND
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports.
  • Interest in new, digital ways of working, technologies and automation
  • Committed to work and capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.

You should be able to demonstrate that you are:

  • A well-mannered and professional individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude. Proactive in nature who takes pride in ‘getting things done’ to a high standard.
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in a career in Project Management within the engineering & construction environment

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate. It will be our Curiosity, Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Early Careers Programmes offer a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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