Building the present, creating the future

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, our award winning Technical Apprenticeship programme could be for you!
Join us as a Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Quantity Surveying Apprentice and from day one you will be working with an experienced team and will be able to make an instant contribution to a multi-million pound project.

Your mission

Alongside working on one of our sites across the UK, our apprentices study on a block release basis at Leeds College of Building. Accommodation is provided for apprentices during their study blocks in Leeds and travel expenses are covered by the company. 
Apprentices will work towards a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship and will get the opportunity to gain a professional qualification through either the ICE, RICS, CICES or CIOB.
Upon successful completion of the Level 4 programme, many of our Apprentices progress on to a Level 6 Apprenticeship, where they top-up their qualification to a Degree.

What does a Civil Engineer do?
Civil Engineers are construction professionals who make up our site supervisory and management team. They work on large infrastructure projects such as roads, rail and nuclear.  Our Civil Engineering Apprentices work predominantly outdoors, turning site plans into reality. On a daily basis, Civil Engineering Apprentices will provide instruction to our skilled workforce using specialist setting out equipment, maintain diaries of site activity and ensure that work is carried out safely in line with the company Health and Safety procedures.

What does a Construction Manager do?
Construction Managers are responsible for delivering building projects such as schools, hospitals and office buildings. They manage a project from conception through to completion. Day to day they are responsible for managing subcontractors, liaising with clients and ensuring the quality and safe delivery of projects.

What does a Quantity Surveyor do?
Quantity Surveyors are part of the Commercial Management team. Commercial Management is the process that deals with the financial and legal aspects of projects. Quantity Surveyors are construction professionals that have a working knowledge of contracts, law, finance, economics, tendering and procurement.

Who are we looking for?

Job requirements
• 2 x STEM A-Levels or relevant Level 3 qualification (Construction, Civil Engineering finance, Business)
• GCSE grade 5 (B) or above in Maths and English Language
• If you apply for our Civil Engineering positon, or a Quantity Surveying position within our BAM Nuttall business, due to the nature of our projects, you must be willing to travel and stay away from home

Who are we?

We are one of Europe’s leading digital construction companies, with approximately 20,000 employees. Our goal is to create sustainable environments that enhance people’s lives. Here in the UK we have two operating companies, BAM Nuttall, who provide the very best of Civil Engineering and, BAM Construct UK, specialists in construction, facilities management and property.

We want YOU to be a part of our future, help us to stay on top of our game. Leading the way, with the latest digital technology and continuing to create sustainable environments!

Our recruitment process, what you need to know?

If we like the look of your application you will be invited to a virtual assessment centre in the early part of 2021.

Successful candidates will start in October 2021.

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications we will not be able to provide specific feedback to every candidate.

The closing date for applications is 18 December 2020.

As part of your application, please submit a covering letter answering the following 3 questions:

  1. What is it that interests you about your chosen role of Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Construction Management? What skills or qualities do you have that would make you suitable for this role? (maximum of 200 words)
  2. What is it about the BAM Technical Apprenticeship Programme that particularly interest you?
  3. Our BAM Apprenticeship Programme is delivered on a block release basis, where you will likely need to spend some time living away from home in student halls (accommodation will be provided for you). Please explain how you would manage travelling and living independently during your time on college block.


Please note, we are aware that a small number of candidates have been unable to upload their CV through Google Drive. We are working on fixing this issue, but in the meantime, please upload any documents straight from your device. If you have any questions regarding your application please contact us