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Building Services - Degree Apprenticeship (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.

"A company that's moving onwards and upwards"

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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. 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 Building Services (Mechanical/Electrical) Apprentice based in Manchester! You will work towards achieving a Level 6 Degree qualification in Building Services.

About the role

The Building Services Engineer Apprentice will build their knowledge and expertise in design in our integrated design processes - supporting their wider team. You will also work with others within the multi-disciplinary team and assist in the production of designs and associated deliverables for some of the most exciting buildings projects across the UK. 

You will utilise your skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities. A Building Services Engineering Apprentice will assist in the delivery of technical solutions, providing support to the other technicians and engineers in your team.

Your main responsibilities can include:

  • Supporting the wider business units to gain a broader understanding of building services engineering
  • Supporting the mechanical leads as required in the delivery of technical outputs of projects and the seamless sharing of information with other discipline teams
  • Contribution to the design of Lighting, Electrics, HVAC and mechanical engineering services including heating, ventilation, domestic services and auxiliary systems
  • Simple application of industry standard design and calculation software
  • Preparation of simple calculations to support design development
  • Gaining experience in preparation of reports, drawings and specifications

Here's what you'll need:

  • 3 A Levels (or equivalent) in any subject OR a Level 3 qualification in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Achieved a grade C/4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English 

Desirable Skills & Characteristics:

  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Confident communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience of using MS office packages; particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Desirable Skills & Characteristics:

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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