Electrical Technician - HVDC Interconnector Advanced Apprentice (Richborough Kent) - National Grid

  • National Grid
  • Gravesend, Kent
  • £21164 per annum

National Grid Ventures 36 Month Programme level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Richborough - Kent About the role Our technicians are part of the Operations & Maintenance Team for NGV Interconnectors, supporting the physical operation of Interconnectors around the UK. The role is instrumental in the effective delivery and reporting of maintenance on our critical assets, as well as working closely with suppliers and third parties to ensure planned and unplanned works are delivered safely and efficiently. We’re proud to offer a competitive salary of £21,464 per annuum

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  • GMFJ Reference
    243878
  • Wages
    £21,164 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    14/12/2023
  • Start Date
    02/09/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Gravesend
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    National Grid

Description

Overview

National Grid Ventures

36 Month Programme

level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician

Richborough - Kent

About the role

Our technicians are part of the Operations & Maintenance Team for NGV Interconnectors, supporting the physical operation of Interconnectors around the UK. The role is instrumental in the effective delivery and reporting of maintenance on our critical assets, as well as working closely with suppliers and third parties to ensure planned and unplanned works are delivered safely and efficiently.

Our Interconnector sites manage high and low voltage electricity, as well as pressure systems and harmful substances. Health and safety is key to our operations, you will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), work outside, work at height and occasionally work in confined spaces.

Apprenticeship Framework

Year 1: Term-time at College (Grantham), outside of term-time onsite training at an Interconnector site or with one of our external training providers.

Year 2 and 3: One week per month at College (Grantham), remainder onsite training at an Interconnector site or with one of our external training providers.

The Apprenticeship requires extensive travel in the UK and overnight accommodation. Accommodation and travel are managed and booked by NGV and there is an expenses policy in place to cover meals and sundry costs.

We have Interconnector sites in the following locations, and you will be based at one of these locations for your apprenticeship:

Gosport, Hampshire

Ashford, Kent

Isle of Grain, Kent

Richborough, Kent

Bicker Fen, Lincolnshire

Blyth, Northumberland

Not applicable.

What you'll get

A superb opportunity to secure a specialist level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship in the fast-developing world of High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission and net zero energy objectives.

The opportunity to work on globally acknowledged and market leading high-profile business, spending time on site and in the classroom to gain the optimum knowledge and skills capability required to successfully deliver HVDC Operations and Maintenance.

We’re proud to offer a competitive salary of £21,464 per annuum

You will also have 26 days’ holiday and access to additional benefits, such as a competitive pension and share save schemes and many other benefit-based opportunities.

What you'll need

5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above/4-9 GCSE including English Language and Mathematics / Science.

Valid full UK car driving license or be willing to learn to drive and agree to secure a valid full UK car driving license within 12 months of joining the program.

Not applicable.

About Us

National Grid is at the heart of the energy future, and our people are at the heart of National Grid. We’re 30,000 colleagues strong. In the UK, National Grid don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.

The world of energy is changing beyond recognition as we focus on building a cleaner, greener future. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

Our values and principles

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.

More Information

This role will close in March 2024, however, we encourage you to apply as early as possible as we will close roles if they are filled earlier than the deadline.  

Assessment centres will be held from January – April 2024. 

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For more information about this vacancy please contact Energy & Utility Skills on +441217138264 (Ref ID: 243878)

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