Graduate Civil Engineer / Technician

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1326662827-2
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Matchtech
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Driving, Engineering, Health and Safety, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

As a Graduate / Technician within Highway Operations, you will be supporting in the development of schemes for the Capital Works Programme consisting of road safety, improvement, and asset renewal schemes throughout the region.

Please note that You will be required to drive as part of your role, and you will need to have a full clean driving license to be considered for this position and during employment.

What you'll be leading on:

  • Provide support in the identification and management of asset studies and survey works.
  • To input into the development of early solutions for improvements and/or renewals, including the compiling of relevant documents, evidence and options in line with agreed methodologies and prioritisation criteria.
  • To support the development of technical briefs provided to the design and construction contractor for improvement and renewals work.
  • To support the capture and maintenance of roads asset data and condition information in the relevant database.
  • Provide support in the analysis of traffic collision data and the development of mitigating safety measures.

To be successful

  • Higher national diploma/certificate or other relevant qualification with relevant experience, or working towards
  • Knowledge of Design Manual for Road & Bridges (DMRB) standards and their application on the highways network
  • Experience in highway construction and delivery methods
  • Experience in highway infrastructure design or traffic engineering
  • Experience in Auto CAD/ArcGIS (desirable)

A bit about them

Operations is at the heart of keeping the strategic road network moving and ensuring our customers get the best possible experience when using our roads.

They plan and deliver all maintenance activities on the network, drive efficiency and improvements across systems and roads, and respond to incidents across 4,500 miles of motorways and major A-roads that they manage. All to make sure drivers have safer, smoother, and more reliable journeys.