Apprentice Field Service Engineer Electrical - United Utilities - Bolton

  • United Utilities
  • Bolton, Bury
  • £18000 per annum

Apprentice (Field Service Engineer - Electrical) (21968) Job ID: 21968 Location: Bolton, UK Salary: £18,000.00 Working Hours: 37.00 per week Are you ready to live your future? Life as a United Utilities apprentice is full of benefits. With a range of award-winning roles on offer, you're bound to find your future career. We see our apprentices are well looked after, with a generous salary, 26 days leave excluding bank holidays, 10 driving lessons to help to get you on the road and many more benefits. Want to be part of building a greener, healthier and stronger North West? Come and join us! ...

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  • GMFJ Reference
    246091
  • Wages
    £18,000 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    05/02/2024
  • Start Date
    02/09/2024
  • Duration
    Not Specified

  • Location
    Bolton
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    United Utilities

Description


Job Description

Apprentice (Field Service Engineer - Electrical) (21968)Job ID: 21968
Location: Bolton, UK
Salary: £18,000.00
Working Hours: 37.00 per weekJob Purpose

Are you ready to live your future? Life as a United Utilities apprentice is full of benefits.

With a range of award-winning roles on offer, you're bound to find your future career. We see our apprentices are well looked after, with a generous salary, 26 days leave excluding bank holidays, 10 driving lessons to help to get you on the road and many more benefits.

Want to be part of building a greener, healthier and stronger North West? Come and join us! We'll provide you with industry leading skills and the experience you'll need to succeed in your career.

Start living your future, today

As an electrical field service engineer, you'll learn how to spot faults on our electrical equipment, as well discover what goes into refurbishing and replacing our assets.

What makes us different?

  • Secure your future – every apprentice is guaranteed a permanent position at the end of their scheme*
  • It's a springboard to your career – we provide you with structured training, a dedicated mentor and quality placements to help you shape your career
  • Inspire the next generation – you'll have the opportunity to represent United Utilities at key events across the region to engage with young people to bring careers in the water industry to life
Job Accountabilities

A bit more about the role

As an electrical field service engineer, you'll learn how to spot faults on our electrical equipment, as well discover what goes into refurbishing and replacing our assets. Therefore, ensuring our water assets are available and are working correctly, helping to keep services running smoothly for our customers.

During your 48 month apprenticeship you'll learn how to spot faults on our electrical assets, as well as what goes into refurbishing and replacing our electrical equipment across all of our water treatment works and pumping stations.

You'll live and breathe the water industry so it's important you're willing to learn and gain an understanding of how we provide clean water for our customers.

Successful apprentices will achieve a Utilities Engineering Technician level 3 Standard which is endorsed by the Institute for Apprenticeships.

During your apprenticeship you'll learn:

  • How to work as part of a dedicated team focused on ensuring our plants continue to operate at maximum efficiency
  • How to work with a wide range of equipment, be able to identify any faults and carry out routine maintenance, following the company's rigorous health and safety standards
  • About scheduled maintenance activity and how to organise your workload effectively
Knowledge and Skills

What we're looking for:

We're looking for someone who's keen to gain hands on experience, develop practical skills and achieve the standards needed to really succeed in your role.

You'll have a dedicated mentor and manager who'll be on hand to support you every step of the way. All that we ask from you is that you're willing to learn, know how to work as part of a team and can manage your time and workload to get things done.

You'll also need to have 5 GCSEs or equivalent, grades A-C or grades 9-4, which must include Maths, English and a Science or Technology subject.

What you'll get from us:

  • Rewarding essentials – there's lot of perks to the job, including a starting salary of £18,000 which will increase each year based on performance
  • Be the best you can be – you'll get involved in all sorts of training and fun activities with your fellow apprentices
  • An environment to be proud of – we're a responsible employer committed to developing our young talent in state of the art facilities
  • Be part of the family – you'll have the chance to network, bond and learn from your colleagues and fellow apprentices
Additional Information

During your first year, you'll spend 8 months working from Bolton Technical Training Centre during the working week (Monday – Friday). If you're from outside of the area, accommodation will be provided by United Utilities during this period, excluding weekends.

Once you've completed your apprenticeship you'll be asked to join part of a formal standby rota, which may require you to do some out of hours work. Don't worry your training will prepare you for this, but we do advise that you apply for a vacancy that's relatively easy for you to get to, as we would need you to travel to the site easily.

*As long as you meet all necessary standards and behaviour criteria throughout the programme

We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation or social background.

If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Closing Date: 03/03/24

APPLY FOR THIS JOB NOW

For more information about this vacancy please contact Energy & Utility Skills on +441217138264 (Ref ID: 246091)

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