Contract: 5 years
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Employer: WSP Ltd
Closing Date: Tuesday 30 March
Based in our Edinburgh office, you will work as part of a design team learning design principles and standards and the use of appropriate software, helping to deliver quality projects for our clients. You will study towards BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering at Edinburgh Napier University on a block or day release basis.
As one of the world’s leading engineering consultancy firms, at WSP, we’re passionate about the big questions. And big answers, naturally. For us that’s all about reaching beyond the expected to do work that’ll make a profound impact felt long into the future. We engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We’ve been involved in many high-profile projects like The Shard, Crossrail, M1 Smart Motorway and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.
As part of our Undergraduate Development programme, you’ll be based in our Edinburgh office within the Highways team and attend Edinburgh Napier University over a 5-6 year period on a block or day release basis or through blended learning.
What might a day in this job look like?
Your role will be varied, and your learning will be fast paced - one day can be completely different to the next. You will have the opportunity to learn new skills using specialist software suited to the area of the business you are working in. You may be involved in assisting in the development of highways designs, drawing production, geometrical modelling and BIM. You will work as part of a design team learning design principles and standards and the use of appropriate software, helping to deliver quality projects for our clients. Where possible you will get the opportunity to visit site and see the projects you’ve been working on, coming to life.
What will I learn?
You will study towards BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering at Edinburgh Napier University on a block or day release basis. You will also be enrolled onto a bespoke internal development programme to support you to attain the knowledge, skills and behaviour that will help you successfully achieve your apprenticeship.
As this is a permanent position, after gaining your degree, WSP will continue to be committed to your learning and development throughout your career with us. You will have the opportunity to gain Chartered status with the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as the chance to study towards a Master’s degree.
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?