Apprentice Safety, Health & Environment Technician Triton Power

Triton Power are looking for an Apprentice SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) Technician to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for those interested in a career in the power industry & SHE management. Candidates will learn about SHE requirements in a leading UK power plant, gain professional qualifications & the prospect to progress to a full-time role.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday – ½hr unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Triton Power are looking for an Apprentice Safety, Health & Environment Technician to train for a career in the power industry. 

As an advanced apprentice you will study towards an NVQ Level 3 qualification, covering health, safety, and environmental management, while earning a wage and gaining valuable work experience. 

Based at Saltend Power Station in Hull, East Yorkshire you will be working alongside a mentor and assisting with the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of a multi-million-pound production facility to supply process steam and power to the adjacent chemicals park, and electrical power to the UK electricity market.   

The SHE Technician will work with the operations team to advise on the statutory health, safety, and environmental requirements. They will assist the operations team in ensuring that the legal and company SHE requirements are implemented.

The SHE Technician will assist to develop, review, and check on the implementation of safe systems of work, deliver training (e.g., toolbox talks & inductions), investigate incidents, analyse data and present findings. The SHE Technician will engage with all aspects of the organisation to support the embedment of SHE culture. This will be achieved by inspiring and influencing others to see the benefit of working responsibly, understanding the legal framework, and showing how safety, health and environmental management can enhance operational activities.

This may include some aspects of working at height and shift work.  PPE is required when working onsite and with chemicals.  This is a 24/7 industry; this position requires the person to be flexible and work unsociable hours if required. 

Once you have applied for this vacancy AEA will contact you to organise an interview, if your application meets the required criteria.  We will contact you using the details you provide us with in your application and would ask if you would regularly check and reply asap so that you do not miss this opportunity.

The training you will be getting

The apprentice will undertake an NVQ qualification & gain professional qualifications in IOSH Managing Safely & the NEBOSH general certificate as part of their off the job learning. The IOSH & NEBOSH qualification is widely recognised within industry & gives the apprentice lots of knowledge around legislation, risk assessments etc.
The apprentice would be supported by a dedicated assessor who will complete visits & reviews to ensure all work is timely & to the highest standard.
You will undertake the Level 3 Safety, Health, & Environment Technician programme
On completion learners will be able to join the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) at Tech IOSH level. They will also be eligible to join the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) at Affiliate level.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Triton Power has a strong track record of developing and promoting apprentices within their business, providing great career opportunities for trainees to become valued members of the team. 

At the end of the programme, you will be trained to work within the Safety, Health & Environment field, with real prospects of a permanent role within the Company.  

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Punctual, Enthusiastic


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including English, Maths & a Science (Grade 4/C or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Relevant Subject areas (Grade C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Apprentice Employment Agency is acting as a Flexi-Job Apprentice Agency and will engage you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them. Your application may be shared with training providers and employers.

About the employer

Triton Power is committed to supporting the UK’s energy system security, by providing electricity to keep the lights on and supporting the pathway to net zero by investing in the people and technologies needed to provide the energy and system needs of the future. An apprenticeship with Triton Power is a great opportunity to put both theory and practical learning into practice for those candidates who want to pursue a career in the power industry. Our people are integral to what we do, their commitment to meet the needs of the business and deliver our obligations to the UK electricity market and local customers enables continued success. We have a high performing team of expert professionals across our UK assets, and we recognise and value the contribution of everyone involved in our business. We have a family culture that rewards the contribution of those who work for us. We value the input all our employees have on business operations and the experience they offer. We look to develop our people and provide continued opportunities to enhance your career with us. We expect our people to be committed, to contribute to the success of the business and to be flexible to meet operational needs. We pride ourselves on safe, reliable, and efficient operations, meeting all our obligations safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.


Triton Power


Saltend Power Station

Saltend Chemicals Park

Hedon Road

HU12 8GA


Georgia Marlow


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Training provider


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

Safety, health and environment 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

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