Apprentice Building Services Engineer - Edinburgh

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Location: Edinburgh Anticipated start: September 2024 Deadline for applications: Friday 21 June 2024We are not able to provide a Skilled Worker visa for this position. You will need to be eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship to be considered for this role. Please do not apply if you have limited leave to enter or remain in the UK e.g. a visitor visa, a student/graduate visa or an employer-sponsored visa from a previous employer. 

Looking to kickstart your career or wanting a career change?

Here’s a fantastic opportunity for you to join our highly experienced Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health () team as an Apprentice Building Services Engineer.

You will learn how to design sustainable buildings of all shapes, sizes and uses; from hospitals to homes, from data centres to offices, and so much more!

Our apprenticeship programme allows an opportunity to study for an academic qualification as well as gaining professional experience on our projects at the same time! You will be able to develop your technical skills through a variety of projects that you will take on as well as being supported in the development of your softer skills through our early careers learning and development program: ‘The Learning Curve’. We are looking to welcome an apprentice who is eager to learn and develop a career in sustainable building design.

What the role looks like

You will: 

Work with us full time Attend Glasgow Kelvin College for part-time study on day release - one day (7 hours) per week  Gain a

Our friendly Glasgow office will welcome you into our MEP team to join our growing team. 

Building Information Modelling (BIM) which will enable you to design and visualise buildings collaboratively using 3D models and information.

We fully fund you throughout your studies, supporting you through mentoring, as well as on-the-job training through ‘The Learning Curve’.

What you will learn with us

Preparation of simple calculations to support design development Gaining experience in the preparation of reports, sketches, drawings (3D or 2D) and specifications Arrange and attend meetings, take minutes and distribute actions Managing your own workload to meet project and study deadlines Taking part in internal design team meetings, presentations and workshops Contributing to solutions for design challenges Liaising with internal and external team members, developing relationships and people skills

What will you need to succeed?

A pass in Higher Maths or Physics. Or pass in any Higher subject (grade C or above) with National 5 Maths. A suitable SVQ qualifications and/or experience.

NQ L6 in related subject or successful achievement of an Foundation Apprentice Engineering award.

 Those with other qualifications and levels of experience within the Building Services Engineering sector

Genuine interest in a career in building services engineering, or aspects of A keen attitude to learning and enthusiasm to achieve in the workplace and in your studies Strong numeracy skills Confident communication skills both written and verbal Enjoy learning how to use the latest digital technology. 

What's great about Hydrock, now Stantec

are a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; singled out for its Universal Design at the Civic Trust Awards 2022; and Bristol’s iconic waterfront sweeping up at the Bristol Property Awards.

Take a and get a feel for what we’re all about. 

What we can offer you: 

Inspiring and supportive colleagues  Reward for progression and hard work  An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills Competitive starting salary  Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too! An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!)  An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday)  A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme 

A place to feel included

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the . We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 

Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.

If shortlisted, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock now Stantec. 

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

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