UPS Field Service Engineering Apprenticeship Kohler Uninterruptible Power

Apprentice Field Service Engineers are the future of our business, they will be learning the electrical and electronic engineering skills needed to commission, maintain, and carry out interventions on our Uninterruptible Power Supply systems across the UK.

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

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will be offered the role of Field Service Engineer with a starting salary of at least £36,000 annually

  • Working week

    37.5hrs a week Mon-Fri, 8.30am-5pm. Overtime is also available, paid at 1.5x and 2x the hourly rate accordingly.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240721

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Our UPSs are installed in a wide variety of locations, and so our Apprentice Field Service Engineers will need to be ready to work on our customers sites across the South of the UK. From data centres, high security facilities, and manufacturing plants, to comms rooms in some of the most iconic buildings in the City of London our engineers will carrying out their vital work.

The Apprentice Field Service Engineer role will be based in the Service department at KUP. When not at college or undertaking project work or secondments, our apprentices will be working alongside our Field Service Engineers, learning the electrical and electronic skills required to complete the following tasks to

  • Undertaking preventative maintenance visits on UPS systems
  • Commissioning of our UPS systems
  • Planned and reactive interventions on UPS systems including fault diagnosis and repairs
  • Supporting our customers through site attendance, and by phone and email
  • Writing detailed accurate and factual reports on the completion of every job
  • Delivering on site training to end users of our equipment
  • Configuration of network cards to allow remote monitoring of UPS systems
  • Installation and commissioning of battery monitoring systems
  • Assembly and test of our low range UPS systems in our warehouse
  • Workshop repairs of modular UPS system components

The training you will be getting

You'll be completing a 3 year Appreticeship programme, which will result in the award of the following qualifications: 

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Standard

Location of the traning will be held one day a week at Basingstoke College of Technology. The rest of the time would be Kohler Uninterruptible Power in Hook, Hampshire. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certifcate in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent GCSE English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Level 3 Engineering Diploma or equivalent (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Full UK Driving license is required as this is a field based role. Travel expenses paid in full. You will be given a fuel card and premier inn card. If you are currently on a Level 3 Engineering qualification course or similar, applications will also be considered.

About the employer

One of UK and Ireland leading providers of power protection systems. Together with our parent company, Koler co. KUP is a driving force within the power protection industry offering pioneering product technology, service excellence and global reach.

Employer

Kohler Uninterruptible Power

Address

Kohler Uninterruptible Power

Bartley Wood Business Park

Bartley Way

RG27 9XA

Contact

Adam Dance

ukapprenticeships.ups@kohler.com

07826867135

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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2024