Degree Apprenticeship

Degree Apprentice Structural Engineer

BEng Civil and infrastructure Engineering

About Stantec

With 25,000 talented professionals internationally, Stantec has a strong reputation for its work with public and private sector clients on a diverse range of high-profile infrastructure and development projects.

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The friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of, and we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, agile and flexible working arrangements, industry leading training, great projects and lots more!

Would you like to be a part of an emerging talent team of NCE Graduates of the year and shortlisted apprentice and degree apprentices of the year (NCE -Graduate and Apprentice Award Winners 2021), then Stantec could be a great fit for you!

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

The Opportunity

Calling all Dreamers, Doers and Game Changers…

Have you ever thought about the world around you? The streets we walk down, the bridges we cross and the buildings that surround us, all started as a concept that has been built into reality. As a global design and engineering consultancy, we help connect the dots that shape our everyday life. 

At Stantec, our mission is to design with community in mind. To do this, we need your curiosity, imagination, and passion to help design the face of the future, transforming the way we live by creating sustainable solutions for generations to come.

Our apprenticeship programme is designed for those who are passionate to continue learning, yet keen to kickstart their career and earn a living - who said you can’t have both? We give you the ultimate platform to build the foundations of your career in your chosen discipline.

You will learn from our industry experts where not only will you be supported to develop your technical skills, but you will also increase your exposure on real projects from start to finish.

The benefit of taking an apprenticeship with Stantec is that our career development framework is designed to develop softer skills as well as complement your studies, taking you one step closer to becoming professionally chartered. The best part is that your qualifications are fully funded by us.

The role

We have an opportunity for a Level 6 (degree level) Apprentice Structural Engineer to join us in Summer/Autumn 2023 to be based in either our Reading or Oxford office. You will join a team of 24 Engineers with its own early careers community of current Graduates and Apprentices. 

In this particular role you will develop skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Revit 3D modelling software, as well as a robust understanding in structural engineering design.

During your apprenticeship, you will get the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects and gain hands on experience with the support and knowledge of experienced Engineers.

As well as gaining experience in the design and drawing process of building structures, you will collaborate with a wide range of professionals such as architects, civil engineers and planners on varied projects across all sectors.

Our apprenticeships allow you to learn whilst you earn as you study for an academic qualification. You’ll get the chance to expand your knowledge by attending the University of Warwick on block release where you will gain a BEng Civil and infrastructure Engineering degree. 

About you

For our apprenticeships no previous experience is required. You will be a positive and proactive team player who demonstrates enthusiasm for engineering and Building structures in drawings. You will also be willing to apply yourself in a workplace environment.


For this Level 6 apprenticeship you will need 3 A Levels Grade AAA or above to include Maths and a Physical Science, or BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering – DDD to include Further Engineering Mathematics.

We also look for:

  • Someone who is inquisitive, with an interest in continuous improvement
  • Someone who is proactive and passionate for getting involved
  • Someone who has good attention to detail
  • Someone who can demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills to present information in speech, drawings, and reports

We know that the friendly and collaborative culture at Stantec is something we are proud of, but we have many other reasons for you to be excited about joining us. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, industry leading training, agile and flexible working arrangements, great projects, and lots more.

Stantec is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We appreciate and celebrate differences and believe an open and diverse workforce benefits our employees and customers.

Finally, please complete your application as soon as possible as we may close to new applications earlier than the current closing date which is currently 20th February 2023.

Our Apprentice application process is as follows: 

Step 1. Online Application 
Step 2. Telephone interview and Aptitude Tests
Step 3. Face to Face Interview 
Step 4. Offer

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Job ID Number: 3540
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