Civil Engineering (Level 3)

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Work on the infrastructure that keeps London moving, working and growing.

Bethany, Railway Signalling Design Engineer“I’ve always enjoyed problem solving and being inventive. Being an engineer allows me to use these skills to help improve transport in London.

I’ve only been in the role a few months but I know I’m growing in confidence, I have chaired team meetings and presented to my team.”

— Bethany, Civil Engineer Level 3 Apprentice

How long: 3 years
Where: London
Salary: £19,268

What you’ll need:

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s A*-C or Grade 4 and above including Maths and English Language (or equivalent)
  • You must be 18 years of age by 26th June 2020 to be eligible for this scheme

We’re looking for people who are:

  • Highly motivated
  • Logical thinkers who are willing to learn
  • Results driven, resilient and adaptable
  • Resilient and adaptable

Job overview

Our Civil Engineers create and maintain the essential infrastructure that supports the whole of London’s transport network, including London Underground, DLR and our strategic road network.

The role of a Civil Engineering Apprentice is critical in supporting works to ensure the ongoing reliability and safety of London’s world class transport infrastructure.

What will I be doing?

The work you’ll be doing on this scheme means helping to ease congestion and open up new connections between communities as an area is regenerated.  You’ll be working with many different people affected by the project, as well as our own team and suppliers. This could include meeting with groups from the community to help ensure our neighbours understand what we are doing and how the project will benefit London.

Where can this career take me? 

You could progress into roles like:

  • Engineering Technician
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Works Inspector
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Assistant Operations Officer

Or, you could choose to progress onto our Level 6 Civil Engineering apprenticeship which would allow you to gain your degree. Either way, this could lead to further career development opportunities in our Engineering, Operations and Project Delivery teams.

Like the sound of this scheme? We also have a Civil Engineering Apprenticeship at Level 6.


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“One of my biggest achievements has been putting together and presenting at one of our previous London Highways Alliance (LOHAC) Apprenticeship forums, being able to work together with apprentices from our contractors and present our achievements and to spotlight what apprentices do across different organisations.

We really are valued!”