Apprentice Electrical Engineer - Engie - REF: KA 073

Company overview:

"We are a global reference group in low carbon energy and services. With our 170,000 employees, customers, partners and stakeholders, we are committed every day to accelerating the transition to a carbon-neutral world through more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions. Guided by our raison d'être, we balance economic performance with positive impact on people and the planet by leveraging our key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • To undertake an apprenticeship as an electrical engineer leading to a nationally recognised qualification and accreditation.  To complete a programme of training within Engie, also inclusive of Attendance at college on a day release and evening class basis leading to a recognised NVQ qualification over a 4-year period.
  • To become proficient in the application and use of a wide range of tools including, but not restricted to measurement meters, thermostatic and infra-red.
  • Fitting and assembly skills including the use of hand tools and marking out.
  • Measurement and inspection techniques using a variety of meters equipment.
  • Carrying out such tasks and duties as directed by the Service Operations Manager / Service Supervisor that are calculated to contribute to the requisite levels of performance and competence.
  • To progress to basic electrical testing.
  • In addition, there will be training within Engie on mechanical, refrigeration and gas safe works to provide you with a broad scope of knowledge
  • In agreement with the Service Operations Managers / Service Supervisors, the job holder will be required to attend and complete various training courses. This will involve attendance at local educational establishments, on a “day release”, and evening class basis as appropriate.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • A minimum of 4 GCSE’s, or equivalent, at Grade C/4 and above including English, Maths and a science related subject
  • Full clean driving licence
  • No prerequisite experience required but a demonstrable interest in electrical engineering through school or hobby interests
  • Demonstrable interest in an engineering discipline.
  • To be I.T. literate and familiar with Microsoft “Word”, “Excel” or equivalent software.
  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately
  • Highly motivated
  • Aptitude for practical science or engineering skills
  • The ability to work as a team member and possess good interpersonal, communication and literacy skills.
  • To work with efficiency, accuracy and to be able to meet deadlines.
  • To be able to prioritise workload and work under own initiative.
  • High level of flexibility and dependability.

Location: AINTREE HOSPITAL & LIVERPOOL DISTRICT SITES (WOMENS HOSPITAL)
Contracted hours: 40 hours per week        
Hourly rate of pay: NMW         

Closing date: 12 July 2021       

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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