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Apprentice Site Engineer Level 4 (SCQF Level 7) Balfour Beatty

Become Part of the Next Generation at Balfour Beatty

About the role

Are you looking to start your career after your studies? Our Early Careers programme gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself and be part of the solution to make the world work better.

The Early Careers programme we offer has been carefully developed by the business so that you will become the best professional you can be. We want to bring out the best of your abilities whilst giving you a deep insight into the world of Infrastructure Engineering so then you can be the catalyst for change.

You’ll learn. You’ll gain skills. You’ll explore our business and our sectors having real control over where you go and what you experience next. And you’ll do it all as part of a busy community of Apprentices, Year in Industry students and Graduates.

Our application window for Apprentices is open now until midnight on 19th April 2024.

What you’ll be doing

The Apprentice Site Engineer will join a well-established team that offers services across the transmission and distribution spectrum. Operating from Low Voltage (LV) to Extra High Voltage (EHV) cabling, OHL and Substations with a special focus on 132kV to 400kV.

  • Our teams assess scheme feasibility and scope the detailed requirements of a contract before work begins.
  • We provide technical engineering solutions to regional, national, and international electricity networks.
  • We help deliver a reliable, safe supply of power to millions of homes and businesses internationally. Our experience and expertise cover the whole electricity grid, including overhead lines, cable tunnels and distribution networks.
  • Our teams offer a wide range of services, from scoping and feasibility to design, construction and on-going maintenance.
  • We provide flexible resources and innovations that power some of the worlds most ambitious transmission and distribution projects.
  • Support the Site Engineer in the planning, controlling and managing the delivery of your tasks on your project(s) utilising the necessary resource and skills, within the agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality
  • Support the Project Engineer/Site Engineer to lead on developing a high-performance culture of one team

Who we’re looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Minimum of 3 Highers/2 A levels including Maths & Science at A-C & 5 National 5s /5 GCSEs level A* – C or 9 – 4(including Maths and English)
  • Hold a full UK Driving Licence
  • This role will be based on site so you need to be comfortable with frequent travel
  • Instil a strong safety culture and develop the capability of our project team(s) to take personal responsibility through strong visible leadership
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK at the time of joining

Join us!

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