Apprentice Design Engineer x 2

J H Partners North East

General Description

The company are looking to recruit within two teams (Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering) teams with a strong emphasis on BIM /Revit.  Both roles are design positions using 2D drawings and 3D models.  Working to customer specifications and set deadlines.

Main Duties

Electrical engineering team –

Duties including:

  • Production of cable calculations utilising Amtech software
  • Production of lighting calculations utilising Relux/Dialux software
  • Production of drawings in 2D utilising AutoCAD software
  • Production of 3D models utilising Revit software
  • Applying for statutory services connections
  • Liaising with specialist suppliers to assist with the design
  • Attend site meetings as required, generally with the Engineers
  • Perform surveys to obtain relevant information to assist the Engineers
  • Assisting with the design of HV Distribution, LV Distribution, Containment, Small Power, Lighting, Emergency Lighting, External lighting, Data/IT, Fire Alarms, Intruder Alarms, CCTV systems. Door Access, Earthing.


Mechanical Engineering Team –

Duties including:

  • Setup drawings and make it ready for team to work on
  • Review project files for compliance with Standards/protocols
  • Implement best practice procedures
  • Assisting Engineers in drawing production
  • Produce accurate 2D drawings, 3D models
  • Coordinating drawing production in line with project requirements and in conjunction with other discipline.
  • Helping to technically deliver CAD/BIM projects in the role of CAD and BIM coordination
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and able to work alone or with a team
  • To contribute or otherwise assist as required
  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with JHP procedures and standards
  • Liaise with the BIM Manager to ensure continuity of workload and ability to achieve programme

Requirements & Prospects

Desired Skills
  • Excellent communications kills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • CAD Design experience desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
Personal Qualities
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily task given
  • Flexible to business needs
  • Positive attitude
  • Confident
  • Able to work in a team and independently
Desired Qualifications
  • Maths and English to grace C/4 or above. Functional skills level 2 Maths and English will also be considered
Future Prospects

Possibility of a permanent position on successful completion.

Things to Consider
  • This is an office based design engineer job, this is not a hands on practical role

About the Employer

J H Partners North East office has been established for over ten years, due to the success in the North East; In February 2014 we opened an office in Marylebone, London to service our growing southern workload.

We have a team of highly qualified professionals, enabling us to offer a comprehensive, informative, accurate and forward thinking design service to all clients at all levels. It’s our aim to ensure all of our staff work with clients to ensure that they understand their needs and expectations, ensuring promises made, are firstly achievable and secondly kept.

JH Partners offer quality design solutions within cost parameters and defined programmes.

Our philosophy is based on prevention of error and the commitment of our staff to ensure that projects delivered exceed the expectation of our clients. Treating clients, colleagues and all those connected with our work with courtesy and respect, fully understanding that quality of service is paramount.

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Weekly Wage

£ 156

Expected Duration

42 months

Possible Start Date

2 Mar, 2020

Working Week

Working Week: Monday – Thursday 0800 – 1700 Friday 0800 – 1400 with 30 minute breaks

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)



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Closing date: 19 Feb, 2020

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