Civil Engineer – Submarines – Barrow apprenticeship Jobs in UK at BAE Systems

Title: Civil Engineer – Submarines – Barrow apprenticeship

Company: BAE Systems

Location: UK

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Construction


Position: Civil Engineer – Submarines – Barrow -2020 – Degree apprenticeship

Location: Barrow

During five-years as a Site & Facilities Degree Apprentice you will develop technical and management knowledge of design solutions for complex civil engineering problems. Working as part of a dedicated team of engineers and other construction professionals you will be involved through all lifecycle stages including development, design, construction, commissioning, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

As a Site & Facilities Degree Apprentice you will work alongside highly skilled personnel who run and maintain the Barrow site and ensure it is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in order to maintain our Nuclear Site Licence.

Through on the job learning and higher education you will develop an awareness of business, client and end user needs throughout the project lifecycle. You will learn how Site & Facilities utilise a highly skilled, fully flexible team, ensuring legislative compliance and minimum disruption to enable the shipyard to build submarines safely and efficiently.

Working side by side with our Project Managers you will attain project leadership skills, as well as learning how to plan and deliver new buildings and facilities. You will also use CAD tools to design office layouts and plan / implement structural changes across the site, gaining a range of competencies in areas such as Facilities Management, Project Management and Site Engineering.

What Qualification Will You Get?

Level 6 Civil Engineering.

How Will I Be Rewarded?

We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs grade A* – C / 4 – 9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English


A minimum of 240 / 96 UCAS points (or equivalent) excluding UCAS points gained at AS level and including a Maths or Science related subject.

Overview of Business Unit

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

Today we are the prime contractor in the Astute programme and the UK’s only designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines – one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges. The first three submarines in the class, HMS Astute, HMS Ambush and HMS Artful, are now in service with the Royal Navy and the final four Astute class submarines are at various stages of construction at the Barrow site.

We are also the industrial lead for the Dreadnought programme, the Royal Navy’s next generation of nuclear deterrent submarines.

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