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JBA Consulting - Vacancy - Graduate Apprentice Engineer - Civil/Structural/Environmental Engineering

31 July 2018

Apprentice Engineer- Civil/Structural/Environmental Engineering

JBA Consulting are seeking an enthusiastic Apprentice to help support our Civil and Structural engineering team. The position will be based at our Edinburgh office. However, occasional travel to our other offices or site may be necessary therefore a valid driving licence would be an advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will provide technical support to civil/structural engineering problems within a fluvial environment. You will report to a Senior/Principal Engineer and will assist with the delivery of a range of engineering and environmental improvement projects, including options appraisal, concept design and detailed scheme design.
You will gain experience in using Computer Aided Design (CAD), Geographical Information System (GIS), hydrology, flood risk management, hydraulic modelling software associated with delivering projects for a variety of clients in the public and private sectors.

We anticipate the post would suit a school leaver with at least 2 Highers (or similar) at pass grade, with one being in mathematics.
An interest in engineering, technical drawing, the environment and applying maths is also an advantage.
JBA will provide on the job training and targeted internal training throughout your employment.
This post is an apprenticeship BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering and 20 % of the training is delivers through day release at Heriot Watt University and 80% through working within JBA.

https://www.hw.ac.uk/business/graduate-apprenticeships.htm

As a company we are committed to training and learning and have a number of our courses accredited by external providers. A willingness and application to learning and training is essential.
A high level of communication skill is required, especially in the production of written work and drawings, an aptitude for problem solving is also an advantage. Willingness to travel and to work outside in adverse weather conditions is required for this role.

Post-holders need to be prepared to work outside normal working hours and adapt to varied and different working environments.
Apprentices must be able to take responsibility for their own behaviour and follow and adhere to prescribed procedures and standards.

Qualifications
We anticipate the post would suit a school leaver with at least 2 Highers (or similar) at pass grade, with one being in mathematics. An interest in engineering, technical drawing, the environment and applying maths is also an advantage. JBA will provide on the job training and targeted internal training throughout your employment. This post is an apprenticeship BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering and 20 % of the training is delivers through day release at Heriot Watt University and 80% through working within JBA. As a company we are committed to training and learning and have several courses accredited by external providers

Benefit package
Salary and benefits will be dependable on age and qualifications and initially based on standard National Minimum Wage/Apprenticeship rates. The JBA Group is an employee-owned company and staff qualify for profit share after a minimum length of service

Further information and applications
For an informal discussion or further information about the role please contact David Bassett or Craig Robertson on t: 0131 319 2940.

Applications forms can be downloaded from our website and should be returned along with your CV and covering letter. https://www.jbaconsulting.com/work-for-us/careers/  

Closing date: 31 July 2018.