Newcastle upon Tyne

Professional Trainee Engineer Grade 1



Full time

National Minimum Wage according to age

Professional Trainee Engineer Grade 1 (Civil Engineering Apprenticeship - Level 3)

Have you thought about the world around you - the streets, the building, the highways, the bridges? Do you want to be a part of transforming the way we live for generations to come? Is your career goal to become a qualified Civil Engineer?

Newcastle City Council’s Transport team are offering the opportunity to join our Civil Engineering Apprentice/Trainee Programme to candidates who want to make a successful career in this discipline.

Excellent on the job training will be given in disciplines such as highway design, bridge maintenance and design, traffic management and road safety and flood risk management as well as formal education in the form of day release to college or university.

You will be paid in accordance with our Apprentice and Trainee Pay Agreement working towards our entry level Grade 1 Engineer Job Description (included in the supporting documents)

For the right candidates, in return for your commitment we are offering:-

• Access to excellent training and high-quality mentor support

• Formal Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE) progression

• Salary in accordance with the Newcastle Apprentice & and Trainee Pay Agreement (see supporting documents)

• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

• 24 days annual leave, including bank holidays

• Special rates at council leisure facilities

• Opportunities to progress within the organisation

We are seeking candidates who are proactive, passionate about their career goals, have a thirst for knowledge and a determination to succeed.

Is this you? let us know! Please read the supporting documentation carefully and apply to join us.

For further information regarding these positions please contact: -

Tracey McNichol on 0191 2115003 or email

Closing date - 10 August 2022 at 10:59pm

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Closing date:

10 August 2022

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