Rail Engineering, London Team - Degree Apprenticeship at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

Programme Type:
Degree Apprenticeship / Sponsored Degree (Level 6/7)
£20,000 - £21,999
30th April 2021
Role May Involve:
Engineering & Manufacturing

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Rail Engineering, London Team - Degree Apprenticeship

As a rail engineering apprentice based in our London Devonshire Square office, you will assist in supporting engineers in the production of designs for railway enhancements in the trackside Mechanical & Electrical team. Typical tasks will include obtaining record information, producing site layout drawings using specialist software, and calculations to provide power for the line. Where practical, you’ll get the opportunity to visit site, carry out site inspections and see the projects you're working on, coming to life.

Training to be provided

You will attend London South Bank University to study a Rail Engineering degree apprenticeship and gain a BEng, as well as your Incorporated Engineer status with your chosen professional institution. 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.

Desired skills

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

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs including english, maths, science (Grade Level 5 or above (6 in maths)) Essential,A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels, to include either maths and physics (Grade BBB or above) Desired,BTEC or equivalent Ext L3 Civil Engineering including further maths (Grade DDM or above) Desired

Future prospects

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 your chosen professional institution, as well as the chance to study towards a Masters degree.

About WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

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.

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