Apprentice - Smart Energy

  • Job Reference: R0014459
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2021
  • Employer: Centrica
  • Location: Whitby, North Yorkshire
  • Salary: £14,000 to £29,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Positions available in Whitby, Redcar, Scarborough

Join Our Revolution, Become a Smart Meter Expert?

Are you passionate about customer service but feeling constrained in your current role? Interested in learning a technical trade, but not sure where to start? Whether you're searching for a more fulfilling career, or you're considering your options before entering the workplace, we need you to join us as one of 500 new apprentices on our Smart Energy Apprenticeship Scheme 2022.

What a year we have had at British Gas. Out apprenticeship programme in Smart Metering through 2021 has brough us 500 new recruits with close to 200 of these talented females. Our apprentices are from diverse backgrounds, gender, age. There are no prerequisites to becoming a Smart meter apprentice.

At British Gas we have taken Pride over the years as a leader in our Industry, nearly 7 million UK households have our SMART Meters installed, we service more than 6.5 million homes, and we are the biggest supplier of Gas and Electric in the UK.

We believe that diversity would make us stronger and smarter, both in terms of our products and services, as well as in terms of the people that work here. We want to create an environment of high performance, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive, show craftsmanship, be curious and make a meaningful difference.

Smart Metering is probably new to you, so we'll provide you with outstanding training at one of our award-winning Learning Centres to give you the technical skills and knowledge you'll need. You'll then be ready to go to our customers' homes in your own fully equipped van, with the latest tablet and mobile phone at your fingertips.

Career progression is important to us and we encourage our team to strive for success by offering cross skilling in new trade roles such as - Heat Pump Engineers and Electric Vehicle Charging Point Engineers as well as Gas Service & Repair Engineers. If you are as passionate about career progression as us, then we want to hear from you!

Ideally we would like you to have four GCSE's/Scottish NAT5's, or equivalent at grade C/4 or above, and excellent customer service skill we want you to come join us. A driving licence is essential

Your salary will start at £14,000 rising to £17,000 after 19 weeks and £20,000 after 27 weeks. Once fully fledged your salary will have risen to £29,000.

On average our Smart Engineers earn a further £4000 each year through bonuses and overtime. We offer an array of excellent benefits including pension and company discounts.

Why wait join our Smart Meter revolution now Break the mould. Join our revolution.