Apprentice Civil Engineer

7 days left

30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Apprentice Civil Engineer
GBPApprentice wage

The role

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on all stages of a wide range of infrastructure projects including major and minor highways works, strategic infrastructure schemes and commercial and residential development for both public and private sector clients.

About Us

Capita Property and Infrastructure is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are currently looking for anApprentice Civil Engineer to work in our Edinburgh office. We provide a supportive environment which enables our people to develop their skills and achieve their full potential.


This role will be based in our Edinburgh office however will cover both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Travel may be required to other Capita offices, Project Sites or Client offices.

Key Responsibilities

* Production of CAD drawings
* Preparation of simple calculations
* Supporting the administration of projects
* Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
* Meeting agreed deadlines
* Maintaining drawing register
* Working as a member of a team as well as on their own
* Contributing to providing solutions to problems.
* Working both in an office environment and on site.

Essential Experience/Skills

* Proficient in a wide range of IT skills including Microsoft Office and Autocad
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to write technical reports.
* Being able to prioritise work under pressure and complete within deadlines
* Competent numeracy
* Proven ability to work as part of a team whilst also having plenty initiative.
* Attention to detail and a desire to come up with practical solutions
* Capable of following instructions and adhering to policies and procedures

Personal Attributes

* Enthusiastic
* Willing to learn
* Flexible
* Punctual
* Reliable
* Committed
* Self motivated
* Willingness to take part in community volunteering where required - this role has an expectation of becoming volunteer and taking part in one event per year as well as taking part in fundraising initiatives.

What's in it for you?

As well as a your basic salary we also give you 20 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share ownership scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle.

Our business is a fast emerging player in the property and infrastructure consultancy markets, capable of challenging the 'status quo' and delivering outstanding client facing results.

There are strong career opportunities across the Capita group nationwide and overseas, with a strategy of secondment and resource sharing to enable maximum opportunity for individuals.

Our culture is one of promotion according to talent and impact, not time served in the business. Ambition is expected and rewarded.

We invest heavily in our people, recognising that our staff are our most valuable asset. Individual training plans and accelerated schemes foster an environment of continual personal development.

All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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Capita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check

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