AECOM Rail/Bridges Engineering Apprentice in Bedford, United Kingdom
We are looking for apprentices to join our Rail/Bridges Engineering teams across the UK. As leaders in the sector, our Rail/Bridges teams provide wide challenging opportunities in an ever evolving industry. Our undisputable global position could give you the chance to work in the design of a major underground project between our London, Madrid and the Middle East offices; undertake the assessment and maintenance of the current UK rail network or propose renewal l works for a central station.
Successful applicants will continually develop their skills in Rail Civil Engineering with the aim of becoming a world class engineering technician or engineer. Projects we are currently working on include:
Thames Tideway - New Sewer under the River Thames
Wessex Capacity Alliance - £350M rail enhancement project including Waterloo Station
London Highways Alliance Contract for Transport for London (TfL); Bridge maintenance schemes from investigation through to detailed design
CAFA Network Rail Structures Assessment Programme
London Borough of Brent - Bridge Assessment and Strengthening
Beaulieu Bridge Design, Chelmsford
Suffolk County Council Bridge Design and Bridge Management
Production of CAD (Computer Aided Design) drawings
Supporting the administration of projects, including maintaining records
Assisting with data review and analysis
Contributing to providing solutions to problems
Assisting with site visits to collect information or observe existing situations
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 level 3 Civil Engineering BTEC or a level 6 Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, and ultimately work towards achieving Engineering Technician status and subsequently Incorporated Engineer status.
In order to be considered for this position please provide the following.
CV including details of any work experience, and your education including dates, grades, subjects and the level of your education.
Covering letter demonstrating your passion, why you are interested in this position, and how your skills and education/qualifications support your application
No work experience is necessary. This position is ideally suited to school leavers at GCSE or A-Level (or equivalent) who can demonstrate the following:
Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade ‘C/4’ or above, including Mathematics & English
Three A-Levels (or equivalent) including Maths and a physical science at grade 'C' or above - essential for level 6 Degree Apprenticeship
Show an aptitude towards software-based engineering and drawing e.g. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other similar 3D software
Demonstrate an interest and a desire to pursue a career in Bridge & Structures 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
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Corporate
Business Group: Corporate
Strategic Business Unit: Human Resources