09/04/2019 Balfour Beatty London

Apprentice Civil Engineer 2019 – Level 3 – London

  • Sector: construction, engineering
  • Location: London
  • Level: 3
Apprentice Civil Engineer 2019 – Level 3 – London

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About the role

Civil Engineering Apprentice – Level 3 – Based in London 

Qualifications needed – 5 GCSE inc. Maths, English and a Science (at grade A-C or equivalent) or Intermediate Apprenticeship

Closing Date – applications are open until 13th May 2019, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

About Balfour Beatty and what we do: 

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you – site based in London.

Take a look at what we do at: 

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

About the role: 

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as a Civil Engineering Apprentice. This role will give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship.

You will be expected to assist site engineers in supporting the construction process and follow the requirements of the development framework.

You will be involved with different construction process dependant on the site team for which they are engaged. The tasks will vary but will include engineering control, providing the site team with construction information, assist in Quality control and supporting Health & Safety and sustainability initiatives.

What the apprenticeship will offer: 

You will study for and be expected to pass BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment – Civil Engineering within 3 years.

What you’ll be doing

Your responsibilities as Civil Engineering Apprentice include:

  • Assist graduate and site engineers in major engineering control activities
  • Carry out basic engineering controls as directed
  • Carry out checks on survey equipment
  • Provide site operatives with information from drawings, schedules and the specification


  • Complete quality check sheets and enter into green files
  • Produce as-built drawings and records for activities
  • Keep accurate records (diaries, photographs and records of site discussions)


  • Produce weekly measures and outputs
  • Work to weekly programme drafted by others


  • Produce accurate daily records of resources employed including subcontractors
  • Provide details of outputs achieved to graduate engineer
  • Carry out material take offs and draft requisitions

You will also participate in Apprentice development programme and work toward professional status.

Who we’re looking for

  • The following qualities/experience are essential:
  • 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and Sciences (GCSEs at grades C or above or grade 4 or above).
  • The following qualities/experience are desirable:
  • Work experience or Part time employment

Why work for us

Salary & benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered.

Closing Date – applications are open until 13th May 2019, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible as CVs will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis.

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Two Ticks”) symbol and we are a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

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