Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Apprentice (Ipswich)
- Salary: £11,871
- Deadline: CLOSED
- Length of Programme: 4 Years
- Entry Requirements: GCSE's, GCSE's
- Qualification Gained: Vocational Qualification
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“Engineering your future”
We are responsible for delivering a vital water resource to over 6 million customers across the Anglian Water network and you too could be a part of a 4,500 strong workforce in this exciting and challenging industry. If you think about the people you depend on, the likelihood is that they depend on us.
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. 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 dedication throughout your apprenticeship but you will gain a nationally recognised qualification, valuable practical skills, and guidance and support from an experienced team and mentor.
As a fully qualified and multi skilled mechanical and electrical Asset Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring the equipment at our Water Treatment Works remains operational so that our customers continue to receive 1,100 million litres of drinking water per day. Whilst on the job you will also learn about all aspects of the water treatment process including the chemicals, coagulants, disinfectants and gases.
Please note that after completing your first year residential college placement, you will be based at Alton Water, Suffolk, IP9 2RY, although the patch also covers Ipswich, Bury and Thetford. 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.
- Enthusiastic and keen to learn.
- A real 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 10th March 2019
By choosing this Apprenticeship, you are opening the door to a long term and highly rewarding career at Anglian Water. Apply now!