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Apprenticeship Opportunity: Civil Engineer – John Gunn and Sons Ltd, Caithness

John Gunn & Sons Ltd are a long-established company based in Caithness, Scotland, who specialise in civil engineering operations, quarry supplies and services, property development and plant hire.

Job Description

This apprenticeship includes in-house training alongside completion of a HNC course in Civil Engineering at UHI Inverness on block release.

As an apprentice engineer you will be involved in a vast majority of projects including various setting out / surveying operations, preparation of drawings, health, safety, and environmental paperwork, measuring of material quantities and quarry materials testing.


  • Someone who is enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Someone who can work as part of a team and as an individual.
  • Good communications skills and able to build working relationships.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • National 5 in Maths and English.

Desirable (but not essential)

  • Full UK Driving licence.
  • Higher grade C or above in Maths (alternative access routes to college available if the applicant does not hold a grade C in Higher Maths).
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft software such as Word, Excel & Microsoft project.

Applicants are to send their CV to