2023 Apprenticeship (UK) - Sustainability

Requisition ID: 265905 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: London WC2E 

Bechtel helps clients deliver projects of purpose that create a lasting positive legacy globally. These projects create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

To achieve this goal individuals from Bechtel bring their experience and expertise to a role while working within the client’s organisation as part of an integrated team. We commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants


Position Summary

The Sustainability Apprentice will work as part of a small team role in support of Bechtel UK and Ireland activities and projects.  This role will support Bechtel Sustainability Managers and project teams to improve, manage and track and report sustainability performance.   Project examples include airport expansions or new constructions, new rail lines and motorways and renewable energy projects. This role will focus on but is not limited to socio-economic sustainability.

This role will include doing a Sustainability Apprenticeship Programme administered by an agreed, recognised Training Provider.


Typical Responsibilities

Immediate tasks will be focused on social and economic areas of sustainability, but there will also be opportunities to support wider sustainability including carbon, energy and sustainability rating systems. Responsibilities include:  

  • Helping the Sustainability Manager with identifying and implementing best practices in sustainability
  • Helping the Sustainability Manager with sustainability monitoring and evaluation, data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Helping the wider team to support projects and tenders with advice on stakeholder & community engagement, social value creation and local economic opportunity promotion
  • Working with working with other business functions (e.g. Construction, Procurement) on integrating sustainability in their activities and in collecting data and reporting
  • Researching and developing understanding Social Value goals and public procurement requirements as they pertain to Bechtel prospects and projects.
  • Assisting in developing appropriate guidance, procedures and training materials as relevant
  • Helping the Sustainability Manager with internal communications, communications materials, case studies and best practice exemplars on sustainability
  • General administrative support and other reasonable tasks as required 


Qualifications and Skills

  • An Average of 6 or above in minimum of 5 GCSE subjects
  • Grade C or above in 3 “A” levels (or equivalent) in relevant subjects
  • Desirable - a knowledge and/or interest in project design and construction
  • Desirable – a keen interest in understanding the impacts of building major infrastructure on communities and the environment and influencing for more positive impact.
  • A good demonstration of IT skills and a keenness to learn and work with Microsoft and other data reporting tools and presentation tools/software.



What you can expect from us

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer: 

•    Training Programme
•    Excellent industry experience
•    Private Medical Coverage
•    Life Insurance Programme
•    Pension Scheme
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Long Term Disability Scheme



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.