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Join us as a Trainee Engineer and become an integral part of shaping the landscapes where families flourish, and communities thrive.

At Taylor Wimpey, we believe in the power of engineering to transform visions into reality. As a Trainee Engineer, you'll play a pivotal role in laying the groundwork for vibrant neighbourhoods and sustainable infrastructure.

What sets us apart? Our commitment to your growth & sustainability. With our 2-year Trainee Programme, you'll embark on a journey to become a fully qualified Civil Engineer. Whether you hold a degree in architecture, engineering, or construction, this is your opportunity to elevate your career and make a tangible impact.

What will you learn?

From site foundations to engineering processes, our comprehensive training covers every aspect of the development lifecycle. You'll dive into:

  • Site Foundations: From instructing site investigation reports to understanding topographical surveys, you'll master the fundamentals of building on solid ground.
  • Road & Sewer Principles: Collaborate with industry-leading consultants, hone your AutoCAD skills, and grasp the intricacies of drainage design to create efficient, sustainable communities.
  • Engineering Process: Learn to navigate technical reports, manage submissions, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, all while supporting our land bids and legal processes.
  • Adoptions: Gain insights into post-construction management, bond reductions, and maintenance protocols, ensuring the longevity and prosperity of our developments.
  • Health, Safety and Environment: Identifying foreseeable risk in designs and ensure that processes are followed and recorded. Ensure that appropriate mitigation is taken with regards to environmental/ecological constraints to allow development to progress.
  • Land and Planning & Community Engagement: supports with technical submissions and approvals with the Land teams
  • Pre-Development: supports with all aspects of pre-development of sites which includes, securing technical reports and interpretating these, preparing engineering design and maintain records of any changes.
  • Development Management: support the sites from start to close, assisting the production team with any technical queries related to engineering.

But it's not just about technical expertise. As an Engineer, your problem-solving prowess and ability to foster strong relationships will be your greatest assets. You'll collaborate across teams, turning challenges into opportunities and forging connections that last a lifetime.

During the program, you'll be supported by our experienced team, who oversee multimillion-pound developments, and you'll be enrolled in training sessions to enhance your professional development. Our program allows you to advance your knowledge and skills at your own pace, with regular reviews to ensure you have the necessary tools and exposure. Additionally, we reward your progress with the opportunity for salary increases every six months!

Ready to build a brighter future with Taylor Wimpey? Join us and unleash your potential as a Civil Engineer. Together, we can help you unlock your future.

What you will need

  • A 2:1 Degree in a Built Environment or Construction Related Course
  • A Driving License
  • A Willingness to travel around your area
  • Full indefinite UK working rights

What you will receive

  • £28,400 - £30,400 starting salary with pay increases as you reach milestones throughout your training.
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Full Benefits Package including private medical cover, retail discounts and much more!
  • 26 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Checks and eligibility to work

To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following

  • Criminal records (DBS);
  • Credit reference
  • Dvla

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.