Building Services Engineer at Laing O'Rourke

Start Date:
North West
Programme Type:
Sponsored Degree Programme
£32,000 annually
Review Date:
May 2018

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


Started as a trainee building services engineer, to be put through college and university to complete my Beng degree. Day to day I work on construction projects as an engineer. Once I have completed the programme and my university degree, I will be a qualified engineer.

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


Qualifications, Health and safety training coursed. Beng Degree. Communication and interaction skills. Professional mannerisms

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?


Enjoy working in team, had some lengthy periods doing redundant tasks.

4. How valued do you feel by Laing O'Rourke?


As valued as the work and effort you put in

5. How well organised/structured is your programme?


Fairly well organised, a few structural faults like any company

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


All the support I need

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


All the support I need

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


Only in the latter years of the programme.

8. Are there many opportunities outside of work?



9. Would you recommend Laing O'Rourke to a friend?


9b. Why?

All of the above

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Laing O'Rourke?

Concentrate, be motivated. Ensure you get the grades at college/university. If you are struggling with either everyone is willing to help, talk to your line manager.

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