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Level 2 Water Network Operative Apprentice NETWORK PLUS UTILITY SERVICES LTD

Network Plus Utility Services are looking to take 4 Level 2 Water Network Operative Apprentices to work within their team and take on day to day duties as required. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 11 Aug 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    25 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

Duties will include:

  • You will make sure all work is carried out according to safe working methods and best and best practise procedures
  • You will ensure that all activities associated with the job are carried out according to laid down procedures where possible
  • You will identify areas that can be improved and report to Team Leader/Site Agent Agent
  • You will promote a positive company image whilst at work through the wearing of company clothing, your customer service and site cleanliness
  • You will demonstrate initiative by constantly looking to see where improvements can be made
  • You will maintain the highest customer standards whilst on site
  • You will ensure that daily vehicle checks are carried out
  • To ensure cleanliness and tidiness of vehicle and the safety of the driver and passenger

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Self-organisation and prioritising
  • Initiative and confidence

Personal qualities

  • Self-organisation and prioritising - Should demonstrate the ability to organise their work in such a way that tasks are completed accurately and on time
  • Develop & maintain good working relationships with colleagues & superiors - Should be able to demonstrate good communications with colleagues and superiors, engendering support and respect from them
  • Record keeping - Should be able to demonstrate records of work undertaken and completed as well as work in progress
  • Document presentation - Should be able to demonstrate the ability to complete forms legibly, faxes and memos using good English and in the Corporate format
  • Use of work tools - Should demonstrate competence using all work tools
  • Initiative and confidence - Should be able to demonstrate a willingness to contribute new ideas to improve things and should be able to determine when to refer a matter to someone else or whether to deal with it themselves

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants will need to have GCSE's in the A* to E Range (9 to 2) or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Possible full time position upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • You will be happy to attend ‘out of hour’ emergency repair jobs on a rota basis

About the employer

Network Plus is a leading utility and infrastructure service provider. Every day, we safely maintain, construct and deliver essential services to millions of customers across.




Bridgwater PLC

Bridgwater Road


BS13 7AX

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Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Water Network Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utility sector
  • Understanding main laying of ductile iron pipes
  • Understanding the main laying of plastic pipe materials
  • Understanding main laying: butt fusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Understanding main laying: electrofusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Understanding how to carry out main repairs
  • Understanding how to carry out alterations to existing mains
  • Understanding the installation of polyethylene service pipes
  • Understanding the installation of new copper service pipe
  • Understanding how to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using dual spindle machines Understanding how to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using single spindle machines Understanding electrofusion jointing for polyethylene pipes and ferrules in service laying Understanding the repair and modification of service pipe
  • Understanding the installation of water meters and proprietary boundary box systems

Apprenticeship standard

Water network operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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