Challenge assumptions
Make it happen
Keep Our word

Apprentice Site Engineer

Salary £Competitive
Location Essex
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.


Tamdown is a market leading provider of infrastructure, groundworks and reinforced concrete frame services across a range of developments in London and the South East. We are passionate about driving excellence on site, providing the highest level of service to our customers. Customers rely on Tamdown again and again, we have built and maintained a strong reputation for on-time and quality delivery. 


This is the perfect opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’. You will work in an established business to add real value and gain experience from our accomplished site team. Our Apprenticeship programme offers you personal and professional development, enabling you to develop into becoming a valued member of our team.  

As part of your role as an Apprentice Site Engineer, you will work in a hands-on role, learning our processes, facing challenges and driving results - all whilst learning and developing as an individual.  

You will be enrolled on a Level 3 Civil Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, which you will complete over a 3-year timeframe. Depending on your location, you’ll work on a site in either Kent, Peterborough, Cambridge of Milton Keynes. As part of your Apprenticeship, you will regularly attend college for taught sessions. The college you attend will depend on your location.

Throughout your Apprenticeship you’ll work closely with our experienced site teams, continuously growing and contributing to the delivery of company objectives. 


As part of your Apprenticeship, you’ll work closely with an experienced Site Engineer, there to guide and support you. Your line manager will also be there to ensure you reach your full potential.  

We understand that learning is key to developing yourself, and your Apprenticeship encompasses learning modules designed to help you gain the skills you need to succeed. Included modules are listed below, but for a full module breakdown, please click here

  • Key engineering principles, techniques and methods;
  • Industry policies and standards;
  • Project management and quality management.

As an Apprentice Site Engineer, you will: 

  • Work safely, gaining a solid understanding of our processes, supporting the site team to deliver a successful end result; 
  • Focus on applying theory to practice, understanding the principles and methods required to succeed as a Site Engineer; 
  • Develop your communication and interpersonal skills, working as a team and building relationships. 


Tamdown are passionate about providing outstanding service to our customers, so we are looking for motivated individuals who will relish the opportunity to make an impact.  

You welcome the opportunity to be innovative. You are good at absorbing information, analysing problems, making decisions, and finding better ways of completing tasks. You have the resilience to make it happen, the integrity to keep your word and the credibility to challenge assumptions. 

Here’s what else we need from you: 

  • A strong interest in construction, groundworks and civils; 
  • Four GCSE qualifications (including both English and Maths) at Grade 4 (C) or above;
  • Those without GCSEs qualifications in English and Maths will need to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills as part of your apprenticeship.    


We believe in creating an inclusive culture and work environment where you can thrive, innovate, and develop; but most of all, be yourself! Our company ensures work is a rewarding place to be, focusing on "Building Bright Futures" for our people.  

What is more, you’ll receive great benefits, such as: 

  • A great team and support network around you; 
  • Wellbeing support: free mental health resources and counselling, financial support services, inhouse Wellbeing Champion support; 
  • Time off: Christmas shutdown and opportunity to purchase additional annual leave; 
  • Life Cover and Accident Cover (whilst employed by us); 
  • Birthday Bonus payment to get your birthday celebrations off to a great start; 
  • Free water, tea and coffee on site.  

Plus much more!  

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Tamdown, our Civil Engineering business, provides a range of civil engineering and infrastructure services to the UK housebuilding sector.

These services include earthworks, building highways, substructures and basements, installing sustainable drainage systems and high-rise construction.

It has an established market-leading position having been in operation for over 40 years.

Working for any of the companies within the Nexus Infrastructure group is a rewarding place to be. We spend a lot of time at work and we know the importance of spending that time working towards a common purpose. For us that Purpose is Building Bright Futures and to support this our staff use our group values. Find out more here.

Nexus is a leader in enabling the energy transition by delivering sustainable infrastructure through our three subsidiary businesses.

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