4 months ago
Job Title : Public Health Engineer Degree Apprentice
Location : Bristol - Bristol, BS32 4UB UK (Primary)
Organisational Unit : Hoare Lea -> Graduate and Placement
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Public Health
Education : A Level or equivalent
Job Description : Public Health Engineer Degree Apprentice
Are you an aspiring design engineer looking to make a difference to the world around you? Do you want the chance to grow, learn, and be supported by industry leaders? This ever-changing world will be largely shaped by the buildings put into it; and we know it’s often the newest minds who have the brightest ideas.
As a leading international firm of consulting engineers, we didn’t build a 150-year legacy by standing still. The built environment is where our design-led work can carve out a better future for the planet and its people. For us, it’s about putting heart, soul, innovation and sustainability into the buildings we work on.
We play a major role in driving sustainable development. We help create some of the most innovative low-carbon and water efficient buildings, pushing the limit on what’s possible. Our projects cover almost every sector – from healthcare, residential and retail, to defence, arts & heritage and education – ranging from small studies and reports to large-scale developments valued at more than £4billion.
What you’ll be doing
You will be a designer of Public Health engineering systems working towards professional engineer status as an Incorporated Engineer. Your duties will include a wide range of activities across a variety of building projects. This could include discussions with clients and architects, calculations, preparing engineering system designs on computers, writing specifications and monitoring progress on construction sites.
You will develop and enhance your technical and management skills in a variety of applications and job roles, including design and project management. Additional learning support is provided via a comprehensive programme of live events and e-Learning and you will receive mentoring and supervision throughout your apprenticeship.
You will receive one-day study leave a week during term times to attend university to work towards your BSc or BEng Building Services Engineering degree. The Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship for Building Services Design Engineer will provide a route to gain Incorporated Engineer (IEng) status. The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 66 months, but this will depend on the previous experience of the apprentice.
Working as part of a team within the Public Health Group your duties will include;
Assisting the Public Health Engineers in all areas of design, calculations, drafting and reports.
Designing above ground foul & rainwater disposal systems, sewage pumping, hot & cold-water systems, reclaimed water and sustainable drainage systems, plus many other aspects of Public Health Engineering.
Attending site meetings, design team meetings and surveys under supervision;
Attending day release to complete your degree / apprenticeship.
What do you need?
You’ll need to be good at maths and physics and have keen analytical and problem-solving skills and A genuine interest in developing a career within Public Health / consulting Engineering, with fresh ideas, enthusiasm, confidence and an entrepreneurial, creative spirit.
Candidates will typically have at least two A levels at Grades A-C including Mathematics and Physical Science, this is dependent on university requirement as some universities may require 3 A-levels. We encourage applications from candidates who have completed a Level 3 Apprenticeship as a Building Services Design Technician or a similar HNC, NVQ or ONC.
Why Work For Us
To reward your hard work and commitment we offer both core and flexible benefits, a competitive salary and industry leading training and development to support you throughout your career. Other benefits include:
Private medical scheme
25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service
Contributory pension scheme
Voluntary benefits scheme
As one of the longest-established firms of its kind, Hoare Lea employs some of the most talented people in the industry. Our award-winning expertise has been developed over many years and we pride ourselves on our unique and unrivalled service. One of our many specialist teams is Hoare Lea Lighting – a creatively focussed design group working in all sectors of lighting design.
We have a flexible approach; fostering an open and honest culture within an environment in which our people can excel as individuals. We encourage collaboration and the sharing of knowledge across specialisms and projects, as we believe that by working together, we can produce the best results.
Our accredited professional development schemes are market leading, and we are always looking at new ways in which we can develop the skills and capability of our people and the delivery of our service. We offer long-term career opportunities with no glass ceilings and we are always on the lookout for great new talent.
Any offer of employment will be conditional upon you providing evidence of your right to work in the UK indefinitely.