Site Engineer at JN Bentley

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
Shifnal West Midlands
Review Date
Salary
£16,000 - £17,999
Roles
Civil Engineering

9.2/10

The Role
10.0
Organisation
8.8

Socialising

8.5

The Role

Role Description

-Think safe : think about the hazards and avoid them
- Make safe: Correct unsafe conditions when seen
- work safe: Prevent injuries to myself and others
- comply: Comply with great safety systems and processes
- Lead: Deliver great safety leadership
- Respond: Deliver effective response to incidents.

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

JN Bentley is an excellent company, working here i felt a valued member of a team who cared about my opinions. Throughout my placement year i learned a lot working on different schemes of projects as a site engineer; taking this placement year was definitely best decision I've ever took.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

I felt I could speak to my manager comfortably developing a really good relationship, he an excellent mentor, giving me advice and skills I will take forward into my career he always showed he cared about my progression and my learning.

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

I felt I could speak to my manager comfortably developing a really good relationship, he an excellent mentor, giving me advice and skills I will take forward into my career he always showed he cared about my progression and my learning.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

On a daily basis i was really busy i struggled initially to plan my day in order to get everything done, whit the coaching and mentoring of my manager i can now prioritise and work in sequence.

10/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

I was given a lot of responsibilities on my placement year with always a support from my manager when i struggled.

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

Before coming on my placement year i had no experience and full understanding of the construction industry. On my last year of university the experience gained on my placement year will definitely help with my dissertation which carries a good 30 credits.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

The atmosphere in the office was really friendly and full of young guys.

9/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

The placement was well organised i always received calls to insure i was well. And to know how was the training i attended.

10/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

I can certainly say the company has invested a lot on me during this year:

- CSCS
- I did my SSSTS
- Levelling and setting out course
- CAT scanning course
- EUSR
- Working in confine space
- Behavioral discussion training
- Water testing course

10/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • There were no perks with this Placement Year
5/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

I will definitely love to come back to JN Bentley once i graduate and continue my progression.

10/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

There was a good social side with plenty of social events in evenings, watching football in pub with colleagues or bowling.

10/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

I lived at home with my family I just contributed towards the living cost and saved.

10/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

5/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

There was a good social side with plenty of social events in evenings, watching football in pub with colleagues or bowling.

9/10