Company: Jacobs
Skills: Commissioning Engineer / HUC
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

At Jacobs our Apprenticeships provide an exciting opportunity to 'earn whilst you learn', combining practical training in a full-time job with a qualification designed for the industry.

To find out more what it is like to be an apprentice working at Jacobs, click here:

We currently have an opportunity for a Civil Solutions Apprentice. The successful individual will work towards achieving a Level 6 Apprenticeship qualification in Civil/Structural Engineering.

About the role:

We are seeking apprentices who are proactive, agile and creative engineering, data scientist, carbon management to join the UK's largest Transportation Civil design team, with opportunities UK wide including Glasgow, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

You will typically take a technical supporting role in delivering highway, rail and drainage civil design services throughout all stages of project development. The role will provide you every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution. As well as our ICE accredited training programme to help you achieve professional status, you will be supported by a trained mentor.

We are particularly interested in any candidates who believe they can help us achieve carbon reduction and leaner designs for infrastructure, as alluded to in our Transportation Mission:

"For Transportation this means creating a highly diverse and agile workforce, providing solutions which enhance and connect our communities. Our solutions will be delivered 50% faster, for 50% less costs and with a 50% lower carbon footprint".

Achieving Our Mission:

We will achieve this by adopting Delivery 4.0 principles at the core of our project execution, which means;

  • Inclusive and Diverse project teams with a solutions focused mindset;
  • Lean principles which remove waste and improve efficiency;
  • Digital tools which seek to automate and improve reliability;
  • Global Integrated Delivery to drive our commercial advantage and maximise our agility






  • Achieved a grade C/4 or above in at least 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English AND holds 3 A Levels (or equivalent) in any subject OR aLevel 3 qualification in Structural Engineering
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate drawings and reports.
  • Interest in new, digital ways of working, technologies and automation
  • Committed to work and capable of managing own tasks, costs and meeting deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to work as part of a team.
  • Good IT skills


Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We're invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.