Level 3 Apprentice Engineer - Overhead Lines BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

At Balfour Beatty, we designed our OHL Apprentice Scheme to start your journey towards becoming an industry expert. So, expect well-structured training, incredible projects, talented colleagues and loads of hands-on experience.

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

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    40 hours per week. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Populate resource schedules in line with programme requirements;
  • Control technical budgetary constraints; including resource, materials & equipment requirements;
  • Effectively communicate task requirements to internal & external staff;
  • Preparation and presentation of products required for project;
  • To be self-motivated;
  • Live the Balfour Beatty Values;
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of you, colleagues and other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions at work, and for the environment.

The training you will be getting

What the apprenticeship will offer: 

You will follow a training programme as part of our Industry recognised Apprenticeship programme, geared towards you achieving Power Network Craftsperson (L3). Delivery method and location to be confirmed.

The typical duration for this apprenticeship is 30 months.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Career development support available and further career development within Balfour Beatty.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent 5 GCSEs inc Maths and English (Grade 4/ C or above) Essential

Things to consider

the apprenticeship will involve working outdoors and travelling to different locations through the apprenticeship

About the employer

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.




CRSA depot, Thorn Lane

Long Sandall



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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

Power network craftsperson

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Apr 2024