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Building Services Design Apprentice Technician

Arup

Leeds, United Kingdom

This is a brilliant opportunity to build a creative career designing and delivering exciting work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services. Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts. We use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.
Our apprenticeships allow you to study for an academic qualification while working and learning alongside respected, technical professionals. As an apprentice, you’ll study at a local college on day release, and combine this experience with real responsibilities in the workplace. A dedicated mentor, and our learning and development advisor, will guide you through your personal and professional development.
About the role
Right now we’re looking for an Apprentice Technician to join our Building Services Design team in Leeds. From your first day, you’ll join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification
You’ll help us to deliver effective and professional design services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you’ll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we’ll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.
As an Apprentice Technician you’ll help a team including architects and engineers to design all kinds of systems such as energy management, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, drainage, lighting, power, water services, life-safety systems, communications and building transportation. You’ll work with renewable and emerging technologies, and enjoy the chance to take part in a wide range of projects - from newly built sports stadia, to the refurbishment of historic premises. Your projects could span a variety of sectors, including education, sports, health and industry. At Arup, you will have the advantage of Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology. BIM enables us to design buildings collaboratively using computer models.
You’ll support a variety of different work, including:
Production of engineering drawings, including 3D or 2D computer drawings
Preparation of simple engineering calculations
Contributing to solutions for design challenges
Taking part in presentations and workshops
Helping with the administration of projects

What we look for
We’re looking for dynamic and dedicated individuals to join us as apprentices. If you are keen to build a fulfilling career in the Building Services sector and deliver excellent services for clients, we’d like to hear from you.
We’re looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
Five or more GCSEs (grade C or above) including English, Maths, Science and a Technology related subject
Grade B or above in GCSE Maths
Confident working with numbers
The ability to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
Interest in using computers for design work, calculations and testing
Practical awareness of a civil engineering environment
The ability to organise your own work and always be on time
Good communication skills
The ability to work as part of a team
Lots of enthusiasm for this learning and development opportunity


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