Design Engineer Apprentice – Hemel Hempstead Office

Full Time, Permanent

Would you like the opportunity to earn as you learn?

We currently have an opportunity for a Design Engineer Apprentice to join Compco Fire Systems Ltd, in our Hemel Hempstead office. We are looking for a mature, ambitious and motivated individual to work as part of our fast paced design office.

Fire sprinkler systems have been protecting lives, businesses and homes from devastation for around 150 years, their reliability and effectiveness has been proved time and time again. At Compco we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our team to learn all the necessary skills to develop the design of these crucial systems from initial concept to finalised construction drawings. Our apprenticeship will teach you how to manage various design tasks for major developments throughout London and the south east.


Working as a member of our Design Team you will be active in progressing & supporting the below: –

Site Surveying
Technical Review and Submittals
Producing Detailed Design Drawings
Hydraulic Calculations
Company Representation at Meetings
Engineering Solutions
Applying British Standards\regulations or specified alternatives


A Levels\Equivalent (Copies required)



Basic capability in the use of Microsoft Office and any other programme Software is beneficial (please provide examples)

Good Computer\Keyboard Skills required


Non Essential however, any previous site\construction industry experience or qualification is beneficial along with any knowledge or experience in Design\AutoCAD.


Full License is essential given office location.

Areas of Design Engineering

Fire Sprinkler Systems

Dry & Wet Risers

Foam Enhanced Sprinkler Systems

Gas Suppression

High Pressure Water Mist

Future Opportunity

Starting at apprentice level, your career path will develop you to an intermediate level through to Design Engineer, beyond this, you will have opportunity to progress to Senior Design, Team leader, Design Management positions or alternatively, as you progress to a senior position, further opportunities will be presented in alternative departments including Contract roles and Project Management.

Company Benefits

On-site parking
Life insurance
Company events & social hours
Wellness programmes
Private medical/dental insurance

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