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Apprentice Mechanical and Electrical Project Engineer – Higher Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-002995
  • Salary: £9,464.00 - £18,137.60
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Skanska
  • Location: London


We are looking for a Mechanical & Electrical Project Engineer Apprentice to help with engineering issues during the pre-construction and construction processes. Working on residential and commercial buildings you will learn how to design, plan and oversee the installation of mechanical and electrical installation packages.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,464.00 – £18,137.60

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm No evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Oversee installation of mechanical and electrical packages such as lighting, power, distribution boards, transformers, lifts, fire sprinklers, ductwork, gas work, fan coil units, chillers and other services
  • Co-ordinate site activities with sub-contractors to ensure works done safely, on time and to meet environmental legislation
  • Draw up plans using CAD (computed aided system) and BIM (building information modelling) software
  • Assist with estimating and tenders in the pre-construction stage

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study a Level 4 Building Services Engineering Technician course at London South Bank University on a day release.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After completing Level 4, you can progress onto a Level 6 Building Services Engineering degree course.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


A Level or equivalent 3 x A Levels including Maths or Physics (Grade EEE) Essential
BTEC or equivalent including Maths or Physics (Grade MPP) Essential

About the employer

Skanska is one the UK’s top construction and development companies. We are building, upgrading and maintaining the country’s infrastructure for future generations. Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative and progressive. We bring together people and technology, as part of our objective to make construction a safer and more collaborative industry



Date posted: 23/02/2021

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