Electrical Engineering Apprentice (Mogden) THAMES WATER UTILITIES LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join Thames Water as one of our Electrical Apprentices. You will be learning about new and innovative technologies that will improve the way we work at Thames Water for years to come. This is a great opportunity to learn the essential skills that are already in high demand across the industry.

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

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,000.00

    24 days holiday, pension and other benefits

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Start time 7.30am when onsite. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000226285

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As an Electrical Apprentice you’ll be helping to fault find and find ways to fix all our electrical issues we have on our sites. You’ll be working on electrical equipment which monitors and controls all aspects of Thames Water’s water and wastewater processes, and how they’re performing across the network.     

During the apprenticeship you’ll become qualified to carry out following activities:

  • Planned preventative and general maintenance of equipment
  • Modifying and rewiring, testing, and inspecting
  • Condition-based monitoring and fault finding within our systems

We are offering training, qualifications, real life experience and the opportunity to "Earn while you learn". This is a real job with real rewards.

You will be learning about new and innovative technologies that will improve the way we work at Thames Water for years to come. This is a great opportunity to learn the essential skills that are already in high demand across the industry and will set you on the path to your future career.  

The training you will be getting

  • You will complete the Level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard – Electrical Pathway. Included in the programme you will also complete the Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Engineering
  • We work in partnership with Basingstoke college of technology who deliver the programme, you will be expected to attend the campus in Basingstoke on fortnightly basis with the alternate week being virtual delivery, you may also be expected to attend college on block release, we will support your attendance by paying for your accommodation and travel expenses in line with our business expense policy

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Permanent position upon completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Drive and motivation, Dedication to succeed, Logical thinker, Well organised

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Start time 7.30am when onsite.

About the employer

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km’s of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.

Employer

THAMES WATER UTILITIES LIMITED

Address

Mogden Lane

Isleworth

TW7 7LW

Contact

joinourfamily@thameswater.co.uk

0118 952 0101

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Training

Training provider

BASINGSTOKE COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Complete online application form and attach CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Mar 2024