Infrastructure Engineer at Atkins

Start Date:
2015
Location:
North East
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Advanced Level (Level 3)
Salary:
£12,750 annually
Review Date:
June 2016

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Review Score

6.9 /10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

6/10

I am an apprentice Infrastructure engineer, I work with members of the infrastructure team to help them complete projects on time and to schedule

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

8/10

Yes I have developed a lot more communication skills along with computer and design skills

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

7/10

To some extent, I have some good days and some bad but that's understandable, overall I am enjoying the experience

4. How valued do you feel by Atkins?

8/10

Very valued, most people have welcomed me into the Atkins family

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?

3/10

It has some structure but I could probably say it needs more as there is not always work available

6a. How much support do you receive from your training provider?

9/10

Quite a lot of support from NECC

6b. How much support do you receive from your employer?

7/10

Also quite a lot of support but sometimes could do with more

7. How well does your salary/package meet your costs?

5/10

My salary covers most costs but I have quite a bit to pay for so it gets very tight towards the end of the month and I feel it would be better if I got paid weekly but don't think that is possible

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?

9/10

Yes lots of out of work opportunity when working for Atkins

9. Would you recommend Atkins to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Yes due to the doors it opens but then again no as it was not as I fully expected it to be

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Atkins?

Have an open mind and be ready to take on new challenges

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