Apprentice Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician at Selfridges, London. September start IMTECH INVIRON LIMITED

This apprenticeship role will be supporting our Mechanical and Electrical Engineering team based in London, providing reactive and regular maintenance services. You'll be fully supported by our management and HR team throughout your apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 30 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A uniform will be provided. We offer a range of benefits including shopping discounts and a pension scheme.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week 7.30am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Dalkia proudly provides building maintenance services to Selfridges, Oxford Street, London. 

This apprenticeship role will be supporting our Mechanical and Electrical Engineering teams based at Selfridges, providing reactive and regular maintenance services for various buildings. We have a fantastic team of skilled engineers who collectively have a wealth of experience and can give you a positive start on your apprenticeship journey. 

During your apprenticeship you will be paired with an engineer everyday to assist in carrying out routine tasks such as:

  • Electrical inspection and testing
  • Mechanical fault finding
  • General building services maintenance
  • Supervised assisted maintenance of electrical/mechanical equipment such as pumps, boilers, hot and cold water systems, drainage systems, heating systems, air conditioning units and air handling units
  • Working with the health and safety team to ensure site documentation is understood and up to date
  • Always working safely in accordance with Dalkia's health and safety policies and procedures and folllowing our ABCD principles
  • Attending college on day release and committing yourself to your studies

It is not essential for the apprentice candidate to have a driving license as sites are accessible via public transport or they can share a vehicle with one of our team.

The training you will be getting

  • As well as guided on the job training specific to our organisation you will study towards your level 3 Maintenance Operations and Engineering Technician Level 3. You will attend college on day release 
  • A tutor will be assigned to you and you will receive protected study time within the workplace
  • You will also get support from our apprenticeship team through mentoring and buddying
  • Functional Skills level 2 in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Dalkia is fully committed to ensuring all apprentices have the best experience as this is the starting point of your career which we pledge to nurture and support throughout your course and progression. We really value our people and pride ourselves on our loyal team. We genuinely see this as a career opportunity for the right candidate and have an excellent apprenticeship track record.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Mechanically minded


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2-9 (A* - E )) Essential

Things to consider

Experience of further education is preferred but certainly not essential. This would suit someone with a practical mindset who likes to problem solve too. The role requires someone who has reasonable fitness levels and an understanding of working safely. You will work across various London locations

About the employer

We are Dalkia UK, part of EDF Energy Services UK & Ireland. Together we're committed to developing our people, the health and safety of our people and share a desire to succeed by delivering a better customer experience. Dalkia UK is a hard technical facilities management provider so we're responsible for the electrical, gas & engineering aspects of the buildings we manage. We have 2000 employees nationally with offices in London, Sunderland, Ipswich, Derby, Cambridge & Manchester. We are committed to ensuring our apprentices enjoy their employment with us and we aim to retain our apprentices post course completion. We run multiple online and face to face training sessions covering topics such as customer service. We also run wellbeing programmes throughout the year and each apprentice can take a paid day’s leave to do something in their community or for charity. We also host 2 x face to face events per year, solely for our apprentices. We encourage apprentices to explore our various contracts within Dalkia and managers are given the autonomy to release their apprentice onto other contracts from time to time.




400 Oxford Street




Adam Janes

07920 474127

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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

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