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Apprentice Structural TechnicianStructural Engineering

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Are you looking to be part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering outstanding places and spaces that create lasting value for clients and communities for generations to come? If you have an interest in construction and engineering and an ambition to start your career in Structural Engineering then join us for an apprenticeship.  


The Bury St Edmunds Structures team is currently looking for an enthusiastic and driven school leaver who is looking to start their career in the construction industry as an Apprentice Structural Technician. This exciting role would give you the opportunity to learn and earn as we support you in developing your technical knowledge and drawing ability.

  • Develop knowledge in structural design and detailing under the support of technicians and engineers.
  • Learn to prepare drawings from engineer’s details.
  • Undertake elemental design calculations.
  • Carry out general administration and issuing of drawings.
  • Assists in on-site survey work and manage procurement of site data and archive material.
  • Check drawings/schedules prepared by others.


You will initially attend a local college on a day release basis to study, as well as benefit from the coaching and guidance of our experienced Chartered Engineers.   


In an employee focused environment, your team will support you, share knowledge and encourage you to share your thoughts and ideas, to add value to our project delivery and drive our projects towards net zero. As an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, architects, and designers you’ll learn and collaborate together, creating holistic designs that make a meaningful impact on the built environment. 


Find out what it is like to start your career with us here:

Our early careers recruitment forms an important part of our talent pipeline. Graduates, apprentices and placement students provide us with a golden opportunity to inject new ideas and energy into our Practice, as well as strengthen our technical skills base and diversity. With us, you’ll be joining a firm that has a fantastic history, a strong reputation and one that provides you with an opportunity to have a say as build a career for yourself.

About You

Our ideal apprentice will have:

  • A keen interest in technology and computer aided design. 
  •  An interest in construction and engineering.
  • Motivation to progress onto further qualifications to continuously professionally develop.
  • At least 5 GCSEs including Maths, English and Science 9-4/A*-C or equivalent.
  •  A good eye for detail.
  • A willingness to attend site inspections on occasion under the supervision of an engineer
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Passion for digital modelling delivery (desirable).

About Us

    At Pick Everard, we work together to make the extraordinary a reality. We are looking for exceptional new talent to be a part of our journey as we move forward through our ambitious five-year Business Plan.

    We are an independent award-winning property and construction consultancy firm, operating within the industry, providing complete integrated service delivery to help our clients deliver better solutions across real estate, infrastructure and the natural environment.

    We are at the forefront of the industry and enjoy a culture that is centered around being creative, professional, compassionate, client-oriented and fun.

    Our recent successes include:

    • Listed as an NCE100 Consultancy and AJ100 Practice
    • Named a Top 150 Consultancy by Building Magazine
    • Recognised as a leading Financial Times Consultancy
    • Winners of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) Awards, Best Business Performance of the Year – Large Consultancy
    • Winners at the RICS Awards – Infrastructure category
    • An Investors in People and Investors in Excellence accredited business
    • Winners at the Enterprising Women Awards

    Through our remarkable history we have already established the sound principles of success and we have the vision and ambition to be even better, as we move forward into a very bright future.  We’re growing and we need more experts onboard. Join us and we will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you’ll be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

    To learn more about why it is good to work here please visit our website and follow us on social media. Be part of it.

    Remuneration and Benefits

    We value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of our team to get involved with charity, sports, community, and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. We are also a responsible employer and Investors in People accredited business.

    You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

    • Hybrid working
    • Stakeholder pension
    • Life assurance
    • Private healthcare
    • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
    • Healthcare cashplan
    • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
    • Enhanced Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
    • Long service awards – including enhanced annual leave and vouchers
    • Annual Being PickEverard awards
    • Staff Discount Scheme
    • Spot Rewards
    • Professional subscriptions  
    • Season ticket loan or car loan at senior level
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme


    Please note we do not accept speculative CVs or approaches from recruitment agencies. 

    As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey.

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