Graduate Geotechnical Engineering Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship

Type: Apprentice
Region: West Midlands

Graduate Geotechnical Engineering Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship

Job Description

To avoid missing out on this opportunity, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible as we will close when the positions have been filled.

We manage and deliver designs for major below ground civil projects and are recognised as authoritative and innovative in ground engineering. We specialise in all aspects of foundations, geotechnics, and tunnelling, and contribute to some of the largest and most demanding structures in the world. These projects range from Crossrail in London, East London Line, Victoria Station Upgrade, Budapest Metro, Dublin Interconnector, TfL tunnels refurbishment to name a few.

Areas of expertise include value management and value engineering, geotechnical advice, geotechnical information management, site investigation, rock engineering, slope engineering, coastal engineering, and environmental geotechnics. Supporting our civil design capability, we have specialist engineering geology, numerical modelling, seismic and hydrogeology expertise.

In this role you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and supervision of ground investigations.
  • Collect geotechnical data and observations through site visits and fieldwork.
  • Interpret geotechnical data to create and develop ground models for use in engineering design.
  • Undertake geotechnical modelling and analysis using a suite of geotechnical software.
  • Assist in the production of geotechnical reports and drawings.

Candidate Specification

We are looking for committed and motivated graduates with a genuine passion and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To be eligible for this opportunity, you will have a 2:1 (hons) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject to apply, applicants with a bachelor degree with a 2:2 (hons) with significant relevant professional experience in geology/engineering geology will be considered on an individual basis.

Please ensure you confirm your undergraduate degree course and classification in your application.

You will have the opportunity to deliver efficiencies and unleash innovation, advancing sustained economic, social and environmental wellbeing, through involvement in our initiatives such as corporate social responsibility and our early career professionals network.

Travelling within the working day may be required occasionally, which will be on top of any travel required as part of your apprenticeship studies.

In your application you should be able to demonstrate your interest in the role and working at Mott MacDonald through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics:

  • Methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail and be able to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.

As we want the best people for the role, we support flexible working.

Please ask us at interview stage about any flexibility you may need.

Job Profile

About your development

An Apprentice position should be more than just a job. We know this and so do you. Thats why with our apprentice roles, we aim to give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career.

From the moment you join us, youll receive the training you need. You will be assigned a chartered mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. Well support you on your journey to gaining chartered status with your chosen institution.

What else is involved?

Youll be enrolled onto Accelerate Your Future, a structured three-year soft-skills development programme which develops the strengths that we know graduates need to be successful at Mott MacDonald. It also gives you the opportunity to network and meet other graduates in your cohort. The programme is a mix of residential events, classroom-based learning, virtual webinars, and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) challenges. We understand that each persons career goals vary, therefore we tailor make each individuals development programme to suit them. With our vast library of e-learning courses available to you, you can choose which direction you want your career to go in.

You will have the opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our Social Outcomes and the difference we can make!

Youre probably wondering what else is on offer. Join us, and youll get:

  • Biannual salary reviews: we believe that hard work should be rewarded and recognised. Therefore, for the first three years of your career with us, youll have biannual salary reviews.
  • A competitive salary: in addition to biannual reviews, we will ensure that youre given a salary that matches the current industry standard.
  • Contributory pension up to 7% of your salary: we have the best people on our team, and we like to look out for them. With our support, youll have all the advice and options you need to be able to invest in your future.
  • A flexible benefits scheme: our company is made up of a range of different people and we understand that different people want different things. Thats why with our flexible plan, youll have the ability to manage the range of benefits we have on offer, to suit your specific needs.

Other Information

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald

Were a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each persons differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

About Mott Macdonald

Who are we?

As a global engineering, management and development consultancy, we choose to work on projects that benefit society from high-profile projects benefiting millions to small schemes meeting local needs. Combining a variety of skills, our diverse teams collaborate on a wide range of work, like designing hospitals, sports stadiums and bridges, advising on energy-saving buildings, planning complex transport routes and enabling environment-protecting projects. By bringing sustainable solutions, we are helping to meet some of humanitys most difficult challenges creating a better future for people and our world.

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

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