Design Engineering Apprentice - Yorkshire

Redrow Homes Yorkshire
Design & Technical
Number of positions for this role
Wakefield, WF2 0XG
  • To assist with the preparation of planning applications under the guidance from the Design team

  • Assist with the production of layouts and technical reports

  • Provide technical and engineering support and information to Construction, Commercial and Sales departments

  • Prepare Sales and Legal information (Conveyance Plans, Sales Area Layouts and Site Compound Layouts & Transfer Plans)

  • Gain knowledge and experience in the use of AutoCAD

  • Uploading technical information to A-Site / Doc Hosting / In house systems[DF1] 

  • Assist with the preparation of home user guides under guidance from the Design team

  • Accompanying technical department team members on site visits

  •  [DF1]We always seem to reference SBMS but no-one outside of Redrow has any knowledge of it!

What we are looking for


  • Keen to learn and develop within the construction industry

  • Willing to undertake an additional qualification alongside work

  • Has a ‘can do’ attitude

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to take on instructions

  • Able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload

  • Able to work in teams as well as using own initiative


  • Previous experience of working within / knowledge of the construction sector

  • Good maths/quantitative skills

  • Driving license

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?


Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.


What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!


Good luck!


Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age. 

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