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Water Recycling Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Apprentice (Southend/Chelmsford)

Anglian Water
Anglian Water
  • Salary: £11,871
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 4 Years
  • Entry Requirements: GCSE's, GCSE's
  • Qualification Gained: Vocational Qualification
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    • Chelmsford

“Engineering your future”

Water Recycling is at the heart of our operations. The key services that we are responsible for are delivered by our in-house, highly-skilled workforce. We collect and treat the water that customers have used, returning it to the environment via rivers and coastal outlets. Our network includes 76,000 kilometres of sewers which feed over 1,000 water recycling centres. Would you like to be part of a team who responsible for the safe and sustainable operation and maintenance of our water recycling assets?

What will you be doing?

You earn while you learn on our 3-4 year Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship scheme. The majority of your first year will be spent at a fully expensed residential college where you will meet like minded people and build your knowledge on instrumentation, as well developing your mechanical and electrical skills. For the remaining years, you will spend 1 week in 4 at college to reinforce your on the job learning.

It takes hard work and commitment throughout your apprenticeship but you will gain a nationally recognised qualification, valuable practical skills, and guidance and support from an experienced team.

As a fully qualified and multi skilled mechanical and electrical Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring the equipment at our Water Recycling sewage sites remain operational through maintaining and repairing the assets. You will also be responsible for diagnosing and investigating complex faults, responding to incidents, and reporting on failing assets.

Please note that after completing your first year residential college placement, you will be based at either our Southend Water Recycling Centre, SS2 5XB or our Chelmsford Water Recycling Centre, CM2 6NZ. Once fully qualified, you will be required to complete standby as part of your working week. This means that we ask you to live within 30 minutes of the base.

What do you need?
· 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
· Commitment.
· Enthusiastic and keen to learn.
· A passion for hands on work.
· Natural people skills to work in a team.
· Understanding of and compliance to Health and Safety.

What benefits do we offer?

Being a successful water company doesn't come easy! Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all of the great work that they do. Some of our benefits include:

- Private health care
- Competitive pension scheme
- 23 days annual leave rising with length of service
- Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing
- Flexible working (dependent on your role)
- Plus lots more!

We are passionate and committed to the learning and development of our people making sure they have the right skills and knowledge to be successful and to help achieve their potential. We also take Health and Safety very seriously in everything that we do.

Closing date: Sunday 24th March 2019

By choosing this Apprenticeship, you are opening the door to a long term and highly rewarding career at Anglian Water. Apply now!