Operations Apprentice - Hampshire/surrey/berkshire

  • Up to £11000.00 per annum
  • Surrey
  • South East Water Hr Department

The Operations teams are responsible for producing and distributing the high quality water which flows to customers taps. These areas look after 200 treatment works, boosters and reservoirs as well as 10,000km of distribution mains network. Technicians are out on the road 24 hours a day ensuring continuous supply for our customers.

Apprenticeships are an excellent way of gaining qualifications and workplace experience, and for the right applicants we hope the programme will be a solid foundation for a rewarding career within the Company. As an employee, you can earn as you learn and we will ensure that through the apprenticeship level 3 programme you will gain a solid grounding in all aspects of operations life.

We are currently seeking to recruit one apprentice to work within our Western Region covering; Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire. Click here to look at our supply area.

Main responsibilities:

To undertake and complete a two-year apprenticeship working within the South East Water Operations team. This will include undertaking formal training to a Level 3 Diploma Apprenticeship.

Work within specific Operations teams to gain experience of all aspects of either Production, Distribution or Leakage Detection dependant on which pathway you are chosen to follow.

Carry out various ad hoc projects for the Operations Team relevant to an apprentice role.

Expected requirements:

A full clean driving licence is required along with residing within a one hour drive of Aldershot, Hampshire.

Have a minimum of five GSCE's with grade C or above in Maths, English and Science, with appropriate qualifications at a higher level an advantage. Evidence will be requested.

Be available to undertake occasional additional working where this is relevant to the apprenticeship.

This role is field based so would suit someone who enjoys both lone working and working as part of a team.

Whilst we cannot guarantee roles at the end of the two year programme, we anticipate vacancies to arise and for you to be in a good position to move into a Trainee Technician role.

This post is subject to a basic criminal record check and Right to Work in the UK.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a minimum of 25 days annual leave, a stakeholder pension scheme and life assurance scheme.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: REC0525