Apprentice-Civil Engineering Technician Job at Derbyshire County Council – in Matlock

Job Description

As an Apprentice Civil Engineering Technician within the Highways Service you will work with a wide range of technical and support services to ensure timely delivery of various programmes of Highway Improvement, Maintenance and Management schemes which Derbyshire County Council as the Highway Authority is responsible for.

Apprenticeships combine formal learning and on-the-job learning with a view to gaining nationally recognised qualifications and begin a career path. Working alongside an experienced team you will mainly be responsible for providing high levels of customer service and provision of technical support and assistance helping to ensure delivery of the Highways Capital Programme. In return Derbyshire County Council will commit the necessary resources to ensure you are adequately supported during your apprenticeship.

This is an exciting time to join Derbyshire County Council as we start the delivery of an £80m three-year capital programme. This will include a wide variety of projects including new road construction, bridges and structures, drainage, land remediation, walking and cycling improvements, and road safety. The breadth of schemes will ensure the successful candidates receive an excellent foundation from which to start their Civil Engineering career including areas such as surveying, feasibility/preliminary/detailed design preparation, procurement procedures, production of drawings, and even site supervision.

Derbyshire is a fantastic place to live and work, with the miles of peaceful countryside and quaint villages making the county extremely appealing. In addition to location, there are a number of perks to being a Derbyshire County Council employee:

Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme

Generous annual leave and flexi time scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Free eye tests

Discount on leisure centre memberships

Free car parking at most sites

An in-house counselling service

Occupational Health service

Physiotherapy Service

For an informal discussion about this role please contact [email protected]

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 16 August 2021

About Company

Company: Derbyshire County Council –

Company Location:  Matlock

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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