Aggregate Industries (Torr Works) - Level 3 Electrical Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES UK LIMITED

We are excited to open applications for our Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship program, designed to nurture the next generation of electrical engineering talent. You will be learning the principles of installing, servicing and maintaining electrical equipment in an industrial environment.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,500.00

    Annual pay rises Competitive pension and 33 days’ holiday pa Career development and support from day one Opportunities to collaborate with a wide and varied number of functions across the business and ability to learn new skills

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 4.30pm and Friday, 8.00am - 12.30pm (at Make UK)

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250247

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We offer:

  • A structured apprenticeship program in electrical engineering with a blend of practical and theoretical learning
  • A clear pathway for career progression within Aggregate Industries and the wider Holcim Group
  • The chance to work on projects at the cutting edge of construction industry innovation
  • An opportunity to contribute to the company's sustainability goals and make a positive impact on the environment
  • A supportive, inclusive, and collaborative working environment
  • We are excited to open applications for our Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship program, designed to nurture the next generation of electrical engineering talent
  • This role offers a unique blend of on-the-job training and academic learning, providing an excellent foundation for a successful career in electrical engineering within the construction industry
  • Based in our state-of-the-art facilities, this is a golden opportunity for individuals passionate about engineering, innovation, and sustainability

Apprenticeship Overview:

  • Engage in comprehensive training programs combining hands-on experience with academic learning
  • Work alongside experienced professionals to gain practical skills in electrical engineering
  • Participate in projects focusing on innovation and sustainability in construction materials and practices
  • Support the engineering team in designing, testing, and improving industrial processes and equipment
  • Learn about and contribute to our sustainability initiatives, focusing on reducing carbon emissions and enhancing efficiency

Typical Placement can include:

  • Learning the principles of engineering both academic and practical
  • Repairing and maintaining electrical equipment
  • Following all relevant Company, Health and Safety & Quality procedures and processes
  • Repairing and maintaining electrical equipment
  • Installing/altering and repairing electrical distribution and cabling
  • Assisting work managers with electrical problems at their sites
  • Reporting any unsafe plant or operations to your line manage

The training you will be getting

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
  • Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
  • In house training in line with your requirements

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Your future is yours to dream and develop. Aggregate offers opportunities to progress into being an electrical maintenance engineer, then potentially onto being a team leader, manager and even beyond
  • The opportunities can spread from the site you start at to any site within the Holcim Group (Aggregates' parent company)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (or other relevant subject) (Grade 4 / C / Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Due to the nature of the business, the environment can be noisy, dirty and hot. You should be happy working at height and be keen to learn and adhere to health and safety protocols. This apprenticeship includes spending 30 weeks in Birmingham in Year 1, on a residential basis, where the travel to Birmingham, accommodation on a half board basis (including breakfast and evening meal) and travel to and from the training facility is paid for by Aggregate.

About the employer

Aggregate Industries UK is at the forefront of innovation and sustainability within the construction and building materials sector. Our dedication to safety, inclusivity, and providing top-tier service sets us apart. For those ready to make a real impact toward a more sustainable and efficient future, joining our team means becoming part of a movement aimed at reshaping the industry through decarbonization and advanced operational practices.

Employer

AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES UK LIMITED

Address

Torr Works, East Cranmore

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 4RA

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Training

Training provider

EEF LIMITED

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

Contact

Make UK Recruitment Team

asrecruitment@makeuk.org

01213447900

Apprenticeship standard

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

To apply, please follow the link to complete your application form through Make UK's recruitment portal

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Jun 2024