Electrical Power Network Engineer Apprenticeship (Foundation Degree) Northern Powergrid - York

  • Northern Powergrid
  • York
  • £24500 per annum

Programme duration: Three years Starting salary: £24,500 increasing to circa £42,500 on successful completion Northern Powergrid is offering a tailored programme to become a fully qualified Electrical Power Network Engineer. Funded by us, you will also work towards achieving a two-year Foundation Degree in Electrical Power Engineering. As a Power Engineer Apprentice, you’ll gain a broad range of invaluable experience and knowledge in a variety of structured placements and formal courses.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    246056
  • Wages
    £24,500 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    05/02/2024
  • Start Date
    02/09/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    York
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Higher Level 5
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Electrical power networks engineer (ST0475)
  • Employer
    Northern Powergrid

Description

Job Description

Programme duration: Three years

Starting salary: £24,500 increasing to circa £42,500 on successful completion

As the company responsible for powering everyday life for 8 million customers across 3.9 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire, The Humber and northern Lincolnshire, Northern Powergrid is at the forefront of delivering a power network that meets the region’s needs.

We're looking to the future, embracing new technology and sustainable resources, developing environmental projects and reducing our carbon footprint. We're investing in our network, in our customers and in our people as we work to deliver a greener energy system for the regions and communities we serve.

That's where you come in. We want you to grow, to be challenged, and to succeed. To do that Northern Powergrid is offering a tailored programme to become a fully qualified Electrical Power Network Engineer. Funded by us, you will also work towards achieving a two-year Foundation Degree in Electrical Power Engineering.

As a Power Engineer Apprentice, you’ll gain a broad range of invaluable experience and knowledge in a variety of structured placements and formal courses.

You’ll be working outside with our industrial and engineering colleagues and will get involved with the design aspects of power engineering. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to experience first-hand, the work of our external suppliers and partner organisations, gaining a broader understanding of how our assets are designed and manufactured.

Once you’ve successfully completed all required elements of your training programme you’ll be appointed to a challenging and rewarding engineering role within our business.

Have you got what it takes to apply?

To qualify you will have GCSEs (Grade 5 or above) or equivalent (Grade C or above) in Mathematics and English Language, and one of the following:

•Two A-Levels or 2 AS/A2: Grades A*- C (one must be in either Mathematics, Physics or Engineering)•BTEC National Certificate Level 3 in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Merit or above)+•Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Merit or above)+•ONC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Merit or above)+

+It is essential the Mathematics modules are at Merit or Distinction

Visit northernpowergrid.com/careers to find out more about this and other career opportunities, or apply now.

Closing date for applications: 25 February 2024

Expected start date: September 2024. You will be notified by the end of March 2024 if you have been successful and will move to the next stage of the selection process.

Applicants are considered on the basis of their suitability for the post irrespective of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, race, age or disability, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

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For more information about this vacancy please contact Energy & Utility Skills on +441217138264 (Ref ID: 246056)

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