Apprentice Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

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Maintenance Engineering Apprentice
Beddington Energy Recovery Facility, Croydon
Salary: £11,110.00

If you’re leaving school in 2020 or looking for a new opportunity and considering your next step, a Viridor apprenticeship could be ideal for you. Our Apprenticeship scheme provides the perfect way to earn a wage whilst gaining hands on work experience and a Level 3 Advanced qualification, which is the equivalent of two A Levels. We will provide you with full support and training to become a highly skilled Maintenance Engineer, who will maintain the state of the art systems utilised in our world leading Energy Recovery Facilities.

At Viridor, we’re one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management company. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy.

As our Maintenance Engineering Apprentice, we’ll help you to become qualified so you can:

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance.
  • Provide general maintenance of equipment.
  • Modify, test and inspect condition-based monitoring and fault finding with our systems.
  • Help improve systems on our sites where required.
  • Work on technology which monitors and controls all aspects of processes and their performance across the site.
  • Carry out risk assessments and method statements to ensure activities are completed in a safe manner at all times.

We’re looking for a Maintenance Engineering Apprentice who has an interest in engineering, a positive can - do attitude, a willingness to learn as well as a commitment to the Apprenticeship scheme. The ideal apprentice will be skilled in the Microsoft Office suite of applications, highly motivated with good organisation skills.

At the end of the 1st year, you will have the opportunity to decide if you would like to specialise with either an Electrical or Mechanical bias

To apply for this role, you will need to have:

A minimum of five GCSES (with grades 5 or above), including Maths, English and Science, or predicted to achieve those grades in Summer 2020.

This is an exciting opportunity to join and be a part of our fast-growing business.

Closing date is Thursday 30th April 2020. Interviews will take place in June / July 2020 and the successful candidate will begin their role in August 2020