PlanBEE Level 6 Building Services Apprentice - Newcastle

Location Newcastle
Region EMEA
Flexibility Hybrid

RED are an expanding international M&E consultancy, with a proven track record in low energy design, focused on providing excellent design solutions to clients.

Through our market leading technical expertise, we enable the world’s digital infrastructure and develop the built environment whilst also helping clients realise ambitious plans for zero carbon-built environments. We cover the entire life cycle of any building project, with our broad capability offering saving our clients time, money, and effort. Our approach is centred around listening to our clients and interacting energetically with our fellow project stakeholders. We add value with our people, client service ethos, global delivery strategy, technical ability, and attitude.

We now seek a PlanBEE level 6 Building Services Apprentice. 

This role is only applicable to candidates graduating and completing the PlanBEE scheme in 2024.

Role Responsibilities

  • You will be working towards your Level 6 Building Services Degree Apprenticeship.
  • The role of an Apprentice is to undertake project work as guided by other Engineers, taking delegated responsibility for the preparation of engineering designs for Mechanical or Electrical installations and systems, e.g. sizing of pipes for ventilation systems, sizing of cables for LV systems, etc.
  • Delegated responsibility for the preparation of engineering designs for Mechanical or Electrical installations and systems
  • Attend training as required to obtain relevant qualifications and meet the requirements of the apprenticeship programme
  • Ability to translate the client requirements into workable design that complies with standards and regulations
  • Carry out independent reading and research to support continued personal development and project-based learning
  • Ensure that all document control requirements including basic Quality Assurance checks have been carried out before seeking internal approval of work prior to issue.
  • Liaison with colleagues and external parties
  • Carry out calculations using software programs and produce schedules from the results

Role Requirements

  • A-Level BBC or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to Engineering qualifications or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications. Level 3 qualifications must include Maths and Physics
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • Keen interest in engineering and problem solving
  • Keen to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Willingness to work hard to achieve personal goals
  • Ability to work to tight and challenging deadlines as part of a larger team
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good level of IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office
  • Basic working knowledge of AutoCAD functionality would be beneficial
  • Committed to long-term, part-time study with the aspiration to become a Chartered Engineer
  • Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines


RED offers a variety of benefits, including but not limited to:

  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days annual leave over 5 years’ service
  • Holiday purchase and buy back scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme via salary sacrifice (Company funded cover is dependant on level)
  • Non-contractual bonus awards
  • Training sponsorship
  • Charity volunteering leave
  • Wellness days/ initiatives.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.

*This role will ideally suit those with the right to live & work in the UK without restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

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