Apprentice Civil Engineer – Flood Risk Management (based at our Lichfield office, WS13 7AA)

If you…

  • Enjoy analysing engineering / scientific problems and using your judgement to find innovative solutions.
  • Are looking for an opportunity to work on major environmental and societal issues.
  • Would like to work on civil engineering projects in the flood risk management sector.
  • Enjoy the challenge of writing carefully crafted technical reports.
  • Would like to work on a wide range of projects with a diverse range of clients.
  • Like to work in a close-knit friendly team.

…then why not consider a Civil Engineering apprenticeship with RAB Consultants and the University of
Wolverhampton / Coventry University.

What you will be doing:

  • Investigate flood mechanisms and quantify flood risk using hydrological and hydraulic theories, calculations and computer models.
  • Assess options and design flood alleviation and sustainable drainage solutions.
  • Visit sites across the UK to assess flood risk, the condition of flood management assets, conduct appropriate surveys and tests.
  • Write reports with appropriate conclusions and recommendations using plain English.
  • Produce guidance and procedures to support flood risk management projects.
  • Support clients, from initial enquiry through to project delivery and post-project support.

What you will need:

  • Relevant A levels (engineering, science, maths, environmental, geography).
  • Good personal drive to succeed with a willingness to learn.
  • Engineering instincts, numerate and logical with good attention to detail.
  • Enjoy analysing and solving engineering/scientific problems.
  • Have strong organisational skills and confident to plan work.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competent in the use of relevant IT and software, able to work with limited supervision.
  • Able to work collaboratively and contribute to successful teams.
  • Preferably have a full driving licence and access to a car.

What we offer our employees:

  • Competitive salaries.
  • Hybrid home/office working facilities and flexible hours.
  • Relevant training.
  • Support to achieve relevant formal qualifications and professional status.
  • Recognition of achievements and career progression opportunities.
  • A friendly team, open to new ideas and innovation.

To apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join our growing company, then send a cover letter and CV to: or call our head office on: 0330 223 6475