Trainee Project Engineer - Teignbridge District Council

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • £18,887 – £24,920 (Career Grade)

This is an opportunity to join a busy Projects Team which is part of a wider Assets Department that delivers in-house project management and technical services to the Council. The Team is responsible for the management of a range of corporate projects varying in complexity, playing a key role in Council led regeneration and development projects.

We are looking for a Trainee Project Engineer with opportunity to develop and progress their career within the team carrying out a range of technical duties in connection with civil engineering schemes and other building/development projects.

For the successful candidate there will be an opportunity to undertake a Level 4 Civil Engineering Apprenticeship course. 

We have:
• Flexible working
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Generous annual leave and wellbeing package
• 48.7% off gym membership at Teignbridge District Council Leisure Centres
• Opportunities for career and self-development

You have: 
• Good ‘people skills’ and enjoy working as part of a team
• Self-motivated with the ability to use initiative,
• Enjoy solving problems. You love taking on new challenges and finding creative solutions. You do not get flustered easily. 
• Have an attention to details and stay focused on the task in hand.
• Enjoy learning new things and have an interest in either construction or civil engineering.
• Be motivated and take responsibility for your career progression.
• Have effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
• You will have good general IT skills and a willingness to learn technical software (AutoCAD etc). 
• Actively contribute towards team deadlines and priorities.

Read the job description and person specification for Trainee Project Engineer - it will help you understand whether your knowledge, skills and experience match the job requirements. In your supporting statement please tell us how you meet each of the essential criteria we ask for in the person specification.

Not have some of the skills, knowledge, or attributes that we need for this post, however if you are interested in the position then please contact Richard Rainbow (Drainage Manager) 01626 215848 or Peter Briscoe (Project Engineer) 01626 215809

In return we will offer you a friendly and supportive working environment to enable you to develop your career, providing you with opportunity to train whilst you carry out the role.

For further information and to apply please visit Teignbridge Council Jobs

Interview Date: w/c 10th October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationTeignbridge District Council
  • Work LocationTeignbridgeDevon
  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEngineeringApprenticeships/Training Programmes/Work Experience

  • Salary Details

    £18,887 – £24,920 (Career Grade)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required