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Transportation Civil Engineering Apprenticeships 2017 - Glasgow

AECOM

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Job Summary

These roles are permanent full-time Apprentice/Trainee roles ideally suited to school leavers - if you are a graduate degree holder please apply to our Graduate UK & Ireland 2017 position (ref. 137994BR).

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges.

We are a leader in all of the key markets that we serve, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of our clients’ projects.

We have a number of opportunities across the UK & Ireland within our Transportation Engineering business line, including Traffic Engineering, Highways Engineering, Bridge Structures Engineering, & Rail Engineering - Job Descriptions below. We take apprentices & trainees all year round so we will be as flexible on start dates as we possibly can.

Our Structured Training Excellence Programme (STEP) is designed to recruit school-leavers who show commitment, aptitude and enthusiasm, into science, engineering and technology careers with us. You will combine work-based on-the-job training and learning with further studies and must be willing to progress your career. After an initial probationary period you must be willing to undertake a day release course at a Further Education College to study a BTEC Level 3 or HND in a relevant discipline which would be funded by AECOM. Your NVQ Level 3 will be achieved during this time through your work experience.

Driven by the successful completion of a BTEC Level 3 or a HNC you may want to continue your studies at a higher level. AECOM fully expects this and is keen to develop and nurture its talent. For those wishing to progress their education AECOM may continue to support individuals through an appropriate part-time BSc/BEng degree course to support you towards Incorporated Engineer status and subsequently Chartered Engineer status.

You can see the detailed job descriptions for each team below. In order to apply you will need to provide the following - if this information is not provided it will slow your application down and therefore you may miss out.

CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, and what you studied.

Covering letter demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, how your skills and education/qualifications support your application, and which of the teams listed above (and in the job descriptions below) you are interested in

Minimum Requirements

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at either GCSE or A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

Minimum of 3 GCSE’s at grade ‘C’ or above (or equivalent such as Scottish Standard Grade, or Junior Certificate in Ireland), including Mathematics & English

Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software

Demonstrate an interest in and a desire to pursue a career in Transportation Engineering

Commitment to continued education and improvement through on-the-job learning and training opportunities.

Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organize parts of projects

English language proficient, holding excellent communication skills to present information in speech, drawings and reports

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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