Apprentice Site Engineer

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Apprentice Site Engineer

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    Operational Specialists

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    UK, West Midlands, Leamington Spa

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About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an opportunity for an Apprentice Site Engineer to join our team and work on the HS2 North Joint Venture – Balfour Beatty Vinci Joint Venture.

You will be supported throughout your Civil Engineering apprenticeship developing your competencies and skills while working on a major project which involves tunnelling, underground structures, earthworks, drainage and heavy structures.

What you’ll be doing

During your apprenticeship you will gain experience and development in the below areas:

  • Carries out associated briefings and safety inspections
  • Read and evaluate information from drawings, schedules and specification
  • Production of as “ built drawings & records for every element of the works involved in
  • Completion of Quality Check Sheets and production of information for Handover Documentation
  • Maintaining accurate records “ Daily Diary, photographs, records of site discussions
  • Measures actual materials used and reconciles with theoretical measure
  • Works to Weekly Programme drafted by others and marks up progress achieved weekly
  • Production of accurate daily diary of resources, including labour, plant, materials, subcontractors and outputs
  • Produces weekly measure and schedules materials accurately

Who we’re looking for


  • GCSEs in Maths, English & Science
  • Keen eye for details and a willingness to learn and apply technical skills in the engineering industry.

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging railway project in Europe: HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2™s Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire. We will be employing thousands of people in the area to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 through the West Midlands area and are looking for a wide range of experts to join the team and support this unique, ground breaking project.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

You could help us build that civil infrastructure:

  • 42 viaducts totaling over 11km, 66 over-bridges;
  • More than 35 cuttings reaching over 30km;
  • 56 culverts and other under-bridges;
  • 66 embankments reaching over 33km;
  • Building four motorway crossings requiring box structures and six interfaces with the existing rail requiring both dive-under and over-bridge structures.

About us

Balfour Beatty Vinci is a long established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. Working together for over 30 years, we have been successful in delivering a number of significant infrastructures creating unrivaled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond. In 2008, we announced our formal alliance with the aim of delivering modern and innovative solutions to the UK’s infrastructure needs. Since then, our collaboration has gone from strength to strength. We’ve successfully bid and delivered a number of key projects for Crossrail and Highways England Smart Motorways Programme. Balfour Beatty VINCI is a powerhouse for critical infrastructure. Our partnership – between two of the world’s largest construction companies – creates unrivaled expertise and capability across rail, highways and aviation sectors in the UK and beyond.

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