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2022 Professional Apprenticeship - Temporary Works Design Engineer Trainee

We're looking for bright and committed graduates who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.   

Role Overview

Laing O'Rourke - Engineering the Future

Engineering the Future

A Temporary Works Design Engineer Trainee is responsible for production of drawings, calculations and specifications for a diverse range of permanent and temporary works schemes, as well as the provision of buildability, construction methodology and value engineering advice for live projects and tenders, as required by the business.

They work within the Temporary Works Design team in Manchester under the guidance of Senior Design Engineers.

Temporary Works Design Engineers are part of the Engineering Job Family and Technical Function, which is there to ensure technical excellence, assurance and performance across all projects and opportunities from pre-project, early engagement and work winning through to detailed delivery.

All of our engineers are part of our Engineering Enterprise and are aligned with our overall strategy to maximise DFMA, Digital Engineering, and Early Engagement.

You will receive the appropriate on and off the job training to allow you to become an experienced Laing O'Rourke engineer.

Key Deliverables and Accountabilities of a Temporary Works Design Engineer Trainee

  • Work closely with the Design Engineers to provide engineered solutions, ensuring safety in design and good practice.
  • Ensure company QA procedures are followed.
  • Preparation of calculations, reports, drawings, and specifications for a diverse range of temporary works schemes.
  • Preparing engineered solutions using all mainstream structural materials (i.e., steelwork, reinforced concrete, timber, etc.) to the Eurocodes and relevant industry guidance.
  • Understand the CDM Regulations and designers' responsibilities.
  • Highly computer literate (MS Office including MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint, PDF Editors).
  • Knowledge of working with Eurocodes and British Standards and other industry guidance.
  • Knowledge in the use of design and analysis programs (TEDDS, Scia Engineer, STRAP, AutoCAD and Revit) is beneficial to the role.
  • Knowledge with a range of proprietary falsework, formwork and shoring equipment.
  • Knowledge in geotechnical design.
  • Knowledge of BS5975:2019.

Apprenticeship Provider   

Laing O'Rourke collaborate with trusted and approved training providers (Universities) for our apprenticeship delivery. Successful candidates will be required to make an application to our preferred provider for the apprenticeship route you have chosen.  

The Laing O'Rourke Professional Apprenticeship Programme - what can you expect? 

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.  

Our programme will provide a fully funded day or block release Level 6 (degree) apprenticeship in your chosen vocation, while working as a full time Laing O'Rourke employee. It will also include a series of bespoke development modules, and technical training opportunities, strategically placed to support you at key stages of your apprenticeship journey.

During the programme you will work across a range of projects, which will offer the breadth and variety to support your occupational competency and will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship and professional accreditation

Entry Grades  

  • 5 GCSEs - preferably grades 7-4 in Maths, English and Science 
  • 3 A-levels or BTEC or Equivalent

Entry requirements 

We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:  

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit    
  • Entry grades will be listed within each job description and they will differ from role to role   
  • To qualify for this programme, you will need to have a minimum of three A-Levels/or equivalent   

Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident and Injury Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Pension - basic & enhanced scheme
  • Annual Leave
  • Discounts Portal
  • Online Doctor
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Work-Life Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Car/Car Allowance (*Role dependant)

 The Professional Apprenticeship Programme will commence in September 2022.

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