Apprentice - Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician Level 4 - Derby BT GROUP PLC

This role is for our Power & Cooling Engineers who are at the heart of keeping BT’s networks operating 24/7 365 days a year. Utilising their expertise and knowledge in both Low and High Voltage systems, alarms, emergency lighting, cooling and UPS they ensure that the BT estate continues to work no matter the circumstances. Starting Salary - £21,840.

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Closing date: 18 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £21,840.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday typically falling between 8am - 5pm. Once qualified, there will also be a requirement to contribute to an out of hours callout by joining a formal On Call Framework to support 24/7 service as needed by the business.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    28 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000253631

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Entry Requirements - 5 GCSEs at grades 4 - 9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language. We require candidates to have at least a grade B or equivalent in maths GCSE. Equivalent qualifications are accepted and 2 A levels at C grade or above, one in a STEM or equivalent.

About this role: 

This role is for our Power & Cooling Engineers who are at the heart of keeping BT’s networks operating 24/7 365 days a year. Utilising their expertise and knowledge in both Low and High Voltage systems, alarms, emergency lighting, cooling and UPS they ensure that the BT estate continues to work no matter the circumstances.

Working with their experienced teams within our exchange buildings as well as other environments, including radio sites, rooftops and outdoors, they are required to support the variety of power systems and cooling equipment that ensures our network keeps the UK’s internet working.

What you'll be doing:

Our network is at the heart of everything we do; from sending a text, calling your friends, to accessing your socials on your phone, anywhere, anytime. It’s constantly evolving, and we’re at the forefront of technology for the next generation of cutting-edge mobile networks and services. Our Engineering Maintenance apprentices play a key part in making sure that continues. Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding.

Your role in our team will be to ensure our Power infrastructure networks are regularly maintained and tested to satisfy both regulatory compliance and environmental standards. You’ll be working on an array of different hardware installed in our exchanges across the UK, ensuring that our customers have the very best experience.

The training you will be getting

As a Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician, you’ll study for a Level 4 apprenticeship with Stoke College. You will be required to attend the college on a block release, Monday Lunchtime to Friday lunchtime. There will be approximately 10 blocks per year and the programme is 3 years in duration. Covered by BT.

20% of your working hours will be dedicated to studying.  

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the apprenticeship you will move into a Power Maintenance role within BT, and can then progress to an advanced level Power role with further training provided.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any STEM Subject (Grade C) Essential

Things to consider

You must have a full UK driving licence and be within a 45 minute commute to the office. You will be provided with a work vehicle.

About the employer

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding. And we use the power of technology to help solve big challenges, like climate change and cyber security.

Employer

BT GROUP PLC

Address

Derby A T E

Colyear Street

Derby

DE1 1JY

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Training

Training provider

STOKE ON TRENT COLLEGE

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

Lead engineering maintenance technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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: 18 Jun 2024