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Apprentice Site Engineer

North East England
Contract type:
Full time permanent
Construction, Engineering, Infrastructure
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Who we are at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure

 We deliver some of the UK’s most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure.

 Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.



About the Apprenticeship



Our structured Apprenticeship porgramme covers a variety of personal development and technical training to support your well-rounded development. Our porgramme blends practical exposure to enhance your discipline specific abilities whilst enhancing your individual personal development during your early career. 

You’ll also be offered a professional scheme mentor to help you on your path to chartership with your specific professional institute.

We have a great group of early careers currently in the business and plenty of experienced colleagues who get involved in supporting you at every step of the way!



About the project


The Northumberland Line will bring passenger trains back into service between Ashington and Newcastle.  

The scheme aims to stimulate and support economic growth, regeneration and community development in Northumberland and the surrounding regions by providing new and improved transport links for local people and businesses. By doing so, the scheme will: 

  • improve access from towns such as Ashington and Blyth to employment hubs like Newcastle, as well as opening up new opportunities for education and travel
  • provide a real incentive for potential employers to relocate to and invest in the area; 
  • provide vital infrastructure to help deliver the region’s aspirations for population and economic growth
  • help to attract visitors and improve local tourism
  • enhance public transport connectivity within and beyond the region
  • help to reduce congestion and improve air quality on key corridors by moving people away from car travel and onto public transport; and  
  • support the delivery of significant growth in sectors such as renewable energy, offshore oil and gas and engineering.

As principal contractor, we will be building six stations and multiple bridges along the route, with support from a local supply chain to stimulate the local economy.





What will you
be doing?

Working in the construction industry is an exciting career path for Civil Engineering apprentices where Finance, Commercial, Operations, Engineering and Design Teams work together side by side towards the ultimate objective, which is the successful delivery of the project.

The delivery team are a key function in ensuring we deliver products and services on time, to budget and to the required standards. You will have the opportunity to be actively involved within the delivery team and you can expect to gain knowledge and experience of:


  • Setting out of civil engineering and building works
  • Construction of works as per drawings, ensuring quality control requirements are met and recorded electronically  
  • Plan and schedule the work and efficiently organise the site in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines
  • Resolve any unexpected difficulties and other problems that may arise at any time
  • Learn and understand correct documentation control processes and procedures


What qualifications
do I require?


Five GCSE’s grades 9-4 (A*- C) including Math’s, English and a Science or Level 3 Apprenticeship. Minimum 6 grade in Maths preferred.

Ability to travel to remote locations. Ideally some exposure to a construction/ engineering environment



You will need the
ability to:

Set goals and secure the right resources to achieve them                       

Look for opportunities in difficult situations

Speak engagingly by using facts and examples to support my point            

Show I am listening by using open ended questions to deepen my understanding

Develop ideas by considering different perspectives

Contribute to group decision making, whilst recognising the value of other ideas   

Speak adaptively by changing the content depending on the response of listeners

Manage time and share resources to support completing tasks  

Work well with others by understanding and respecting diversity of others' cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds 

Listen to others and record important information as I do



Why join our team?

Please visit Working with us | Morgan Sindall Infrastructure to understand our values and company benefits.

We work on a range of exciting projects in various locations across the UK, you can read more about them here.


Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited as a Disability Confident employer.  We have also been awarded platinum accreditation against the Investors in People Standard.

Please note Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK. We have a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.



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