Assistant Project Engineer
Reference No: 29880
JLES - Chepstow
Forest of Dean
NP16 7NA

About this opportunity

JLES are looking for an apprentice to assist the project engineering team in working with consultants, contractors and clients.

A normal day would include:
Assisting the project engineering team in the management of consultants and contractors
Site inspections with the engineering team
Seeking quotations from sub-contractors
Cost analysis / tender evaluation of sub-contractors
Liaisons with various local authorities
On site supervision of stage 3 site works

JLES has taken on several apprentices in the past and are able to provide lots of support. This role is predominantly associated with assisting the engineering team on completing duties directly related to issues in the field. The role will be split between site and office work and provides varied day to day duties and responsibilities.

What you could go on to do:
You will be involved in all aspects of the business from engineering solutions to pricing and profit analysis and this opportunity could lead to you becoming a chartered engineer or business leader within the group of companies.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by our expert training and assessment staff at The Growth Company.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

How you could get there:
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

What you should have to apply

English and maths GCSE Grade C/4 or above is preferred
If you don’t have grade C GCSE in maths and English you will do functional skills whilst attending the training centre

Personal Qualities

Energy and enthusiasm
Confidence and ambition
Desire to succeed and progress in career
Contribution to team effort as well as individual tasks
Positive attitude


Willing to learn about project engineering and civil engineering principles
Understanding of current industry trends is desirable
Excellent communication skills
AutoCAD skills are desirable
Confident with Microsoft Office