Degree Apprenticeship

Degree Apprentice Utilities Technician

BEng Civil 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, you will 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 your professional qualifications are fully funded by us.

The role

We have an opportunity for a Level 6 (degree) Apprentice Utilities Technician to start in Summer/Autumn 2023.

In this role, you join a utilities team, that provides end-to-end utility solutions. Utilities are what keeps the water flowing and the electricity supplied to switch on the lights. There are four main utilities that we all use each day, Water, Gas, Electricity and Telecommunications.

You will be working directly to support with the planning and coordination within our utilities space, which develop the implementation of sustainable end-to-end utility solutions that strengthen the infrastructure in our communities.

Your role will be key for building relationships with a range of stakeholders that supports utilities design developments. Some of your day-to-day activities could include: 

  • Building relationships and acting as a liaison between our internal utilities and planning teams to coordinate, record and manage key information between the client and stakeholders.
  • Collecting key information and data from a range of sources and stakeholders to support the planning and implementation of utilities projects.
  • Using Computer Aided Design (CAD) to produce drawings for utilities designs developments.
  • Constructively challenge teams to address utility issues through design development, considering factors such as environmental impacts and low carbon emissions.

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 college or university on day release. Where you will gain either a BEng Civil Engineering degree.

About you

For our apprenticeships no previous experience is required. If you are self-motivated, proactive, and eager to learn then this could be for you.


For a Level 6 degree apprenticeship you will need 3 A Levels Grade B or above in (Maths, Further Maths or Science) and/or BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering – DMM 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: 3577
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