Mechanical Engineering Apprentice (Deephams) THAMES WATER UTILITIES LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity to join Thames Water as one of our Mechanical Apprentices. You’ll be placed on a structured programme gaining the knowledge and skills to be able to join one of our dedicated operational teams at the heart of the business. We are recruiting our engineers for the future!

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, shifts TBC.

    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

    VAC1000226289

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You’ll be placed on a structured programme gaining the knowledge and skills to be able to join one of our dedicated operational teams at the heart of the business. We are recruiting our engineers for the future, and we are offering a great opportunity for anybody looking to start a career within the water industry.  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.   

During the apprenticeship you will carry out following activities:

  • Work on various pumps and associated control gear, 3-phase motors, starters, and controls
  • Investigating and diagnosing complex faults and carrying out repairs during incidents
  • Investigating plant failures and carrying out repairs as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Planned preventative and general maintenance of equipment

We are offering training, qualifications, real life experience and the opportunity to "Earn while you learn". This is a real job with real rewards. 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 – Mechanical Pathway
  • Included in the blended learning 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

  • Permanment postion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Well organised, Dedication to succeed, Logical thinker

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

Deephams STW

N9 0BA

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 application form and attach CV.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Mar 2024