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Maintenance Apprentice EPR Thetford Ltd

EPR is a biomass power station located Thetford. The power station generates electricity from the combustion of poultry litter, straw, meat & bone meal, horse bedding and forestry woodchips. They have an exciting opportunity for two Engineering Apprentices to join the team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,650.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001688854

  • Positions

    2 available

Day to day duties include:

  • Routine Maintenance Tasks
  • Visual Inspections
  • Breakdown Response
  • Assist with servicing of machinery
  • Assist in Fault Finding
  • To be responsible of the health and safety of themselves and others at all times

There will be interaction with the Operational Team.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication/attitude to work
  • Information retention
  • Safety awareness
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good interaction skills

Personal qualities

  • Determination
  • Commitment
  • Detailed
  • Honest
  • Polite

Desired qualifications

GCSEs Grade 4 (C) or above or equivalent in maths and English is required.

Future prospects

There is potential for development and progression with the company. The previous apprentice is now overseeing all 5 stations in a Senior role.

Things to consider

The generation fuel is poultry litter. It is a 24hr process so time is crucial on repairs. You will be working hot conditions and near HV electrical components.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

EPR is a biomass power station located Thetford. The power station generates electricity from the combustion of poultry litter, straw, meat & bone meal, horse bedding and forestry woodchips. Since the commissioning of the first biomass station in Eye, Suffolk in 1992, we have built strong relationships with fuel suppliers and have developed significant experience in the procurement and logistics associated with our primary input fuels.

Employer

EPR Thetford Ltd

Address

Thetford Power Station, Mundford Road, Two Mile Bottom

THETFORD

IP24 1LX

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon sam.ridgeon@wsc.ac.uk

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Jun 2022