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Durham County Council (Transport and Contract Services) | Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice

As a Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Transport and Contract Services.

Vacancy: Degree Apprentice - Civil Engineering

Apprenticeship Award: Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship | Civil Engineering BEng (Hons)

Contract: Fixed Term / Full-Time / 37 Hours Per Week

Salary: £18,065 pa (Grade 1)

Vacancy ID: 198380

Post Number: REG20-151

Closing Date: 19 July 2020

Location: County Hall, Durham

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About the Role

You will work across the Transport Services of Durham County Council within Strategic Traffic Management. The structured training programme will enable you to gain experience, further education and broad base skills within Traffic Management and Transport Planning.

The apprenticeship role involves supporting technical officers in assessing the requirement for new roads and associated infrastructure. You will work alongside Technicians and Engineers reviewing technical drawings, using computer software to produce drawings to specified standards.

The apprenticeship will be based in County Hall, Durham but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Civil Engineer (Degree) Level 6. 

You must have or expect to achieve a Level 3 qualification meeting 120 UCAS points, one of which must be Mathematics at Grade B/6 and another analytical science subject (or recognised equivalent) and a Level 2 qualification covering English and Maths e.g. GCSE grade 4 or above including functional skills.

You must be able to manage your time effectively and possess good interpersonal skills.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section. If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact John McGargill – email: or tel: 03000 263578.

Interviews are scheduled to be held between 3rd and 14th August 2020.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

How to Apply

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email 

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.


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