Apprentice Rail Engineering Technician - London - 2022 - Higher (Level 4)

Balfour Beatty (Employer)

Ips International Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,000.00
40.0 hours per week Days and shifts are to be confirmed
36 months (duration)
5 September 2022(start date)
30 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

You will work in 3 distinct environments; open section (similar to a mainline), subsurface (ballasted track using the cut and cover method - just below the surface of London) and deep tube (Ballastless track up to 60m below ground in London; our most challenging environment)


What will the apprentice be doing?

  •  Develop and assist time/chainage or programmes of works for core work activities

  • Populate resource schedules in line with programme requirements

  •  Develop the train matrix planning for stage-works using spoil and ballast calculations

  • Develop the WPP’s, Task Briefing Sheets & mitigation plans

  •  Develop Staging Diagrams and information to communicate the delivery plan. Present this information to the construction teams

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study for and be expected to pass a level 4 Construction Site Engineering Technician Apprenticeship – the apprenticeship will last for 3 years where you will attend college on either day release or block release.

Rotational opportunities could be available within this role, this will be discussed at a later date.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be able to develop your career further within Balfour Beatty, including the option to move onto the next level of your apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Science (Grade Grades 9-4 or A-C) Essential
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About the employer

We deliver services to the creation and care of infrastructure assets, including investment, project design, financing and management, engineering and construction, and facilities management.

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