Jacobs Structural Engineer - Degree Apprenticeship (Level 6) in Manchester, United Kingdom
At Jacobs we’re all about Challenging Today and Reinventing Tomorrow! Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
At Jacobs, we make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. Together, we’re pushing the limits of what’s possible. We stay ahead to create the new standards our future needs.
How about a career that involves an opportunity to study alongside working for a company that is focused on the biggest challenges in the world today.
The biggest questions spark our curious minds.
At Jacobs, we solve the most important problems, the ones for the real world – making life simpler and more seamless along the way.
We are excited to be looking for a Structural Engineering Apprentice based in Manchester! You will work towards achieving a Degree in Civil & Structural Engineering.
To find out more what it is like to be an apprentice working at Jacobs, click here:
About the role:
You will utilise your skills, qualifications, experience and knowledge to work together in a motivated and integrated team, with clearly defined reporting lines, roles, responsibilities and authorities.
A Structural Engineering Apprentice will assist in the delivery of structural technical solutions, providing support to the other technicians and engineers in your team. Your main responsibilities can include :
Supporting the wider business units to gain a broader understanding of structural engineering
Supporting the structural lead as required in the delivery of technical outputs of projects and the seamless sharing of information with other discipline teams
Production of CAD drawings, and developing design skills through various software
Preparation of simple calculations to support design development
Gaining experience in preparation of reports, drawings and specifications
At Jacobs, our Apprenticeships provide an exciting opportunity to ‘earn whilst you learn’, combining practical training in a full-time job with a qualification designed for the industry.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Predicted Grade C or above in A Level (or equivalent) in Maths
Grade 5 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English
Consideration will also be given to those who do not currently meet the above minimum grades but who are about to undertake exams which could provide the candidate with the required minimum grades.
Desirable Skills & Characteristics:
Strong numeracy skills
Confident communication skills both written and verbal
Experience of using Microsoft Office packages; particularly Microsoft Excel
You should be able to demonstrate that you are:
A well-mannered and professional individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
Able to demonstrate a keen interest in a career in Structural Engineering within the engineering & construction environment.
Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate.
It will be our Curiosity , Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.
As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.
Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Early Careers Programmes offer a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)
Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role
If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .
Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)