Female Apprentice Service & Repair Engineer

  • Job Reference: R0055260
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Employer: Centrica
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £17,850 to £32,733
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Apprenticeship
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Female Apprentice Service & Repair Engineer

We've got big ambitions - and we know you do too.

We want to hire more female engineers. A lot more.

This isn't about numbers on a page. It's about changing the face of engineering and shaping the future of our planet.

We know this advert might raise eyebrows - and we're ok with that.

*** Please note applications for this role are open to everyone ***

We're so passionate about this that we're prepared to push the boundaries to get us there. Are you with us?

Dare to make a difference? Read on and check the bottom of the advert to see if are recruiting in your area.

Bring your energy and ignite your career with award-winning training, powerful perks and an opportunity to make a true impact to not only our planet, but people too. Working here is #MoreThanACareer.

We're British Gas. We've kept Britain's homes warm for over 200 years but we're only just heating up. Today, we stand on the cusp of a brighter, greener future. With two centuries of experience, we're not just riding the energy wave - we're driving it. As we aid our customers through challenging times, with a climate crisis knocking, we're now suiting up for our biggest mission yet: Net Zero by 2050.

No experience? No problem. Here's the drill.

We're looking for women that are ready to dive headfirst into the world of Gas Service & Repair. Age? Background? Just numbers and stories that make you, you. We're here for your drive, your passion, and that fire in your eyes.

At our award-winning academies, you'll absorb the wisdom, grasp the skills, and earn the qualifications to emerge as a top-tier Installations Engineer - a true household hero. Under the wing of our experienced engineers, you'll soon learn how to deliver energy efficient solutions to our customers through servicing, maintaining & repairing central heating systems.

Don't be fooled, this isn't your average gig; it's a hands-dirty, sleeves-up, heads-down role. But it is one like no other, where you'll play a pivotal role in providing energy-efficient solutions that directly impact the lives of families every single day, ensuring their homes are warm and their kettles boiled.

We do have some requirements:

  • 4 GCSEs, ideally including Maths & English, at grade C/4 or above or a recognised equivalent

  • A genuine passion for learning a trade, striving for a successful career & providing awesome customer service

  • A full UK driving licence with 6 points or less

  • Availability to attend training at our UK-wide academies, with provided accommodation and travel if needed.

  • Want to know what a day in the life of a British Gas Service & Repair Engineer is like, visit our website & watch our day in the life of video where you'll meet one of our team, Katie: www.centrica.com/careers/apprenticeships

You'll be powered by perks.

Working for the UK's biggest and most trusted energy company has its perks. As part of the Centrica family, in addition to your role-based package, you'll also receive our industry-leading core benefits, that gives you so much more than just money in the bank.

  • £17,850 starting salary rising to £23,877 (week 52), £24,675 (week 70), on successful completion of apprenticeship scheme you'll move to £32,886

  • Once performing at the same level as a fully competent and capable Repair Engineer your salary will increase to £43,733

  • London Geo allowance where applicable

  • You'll get your own Iconic British Gas Blue Van with a Fuel Card, Mobile Phone & Tablet

  • 33 days holiday (plus the chance to buy more) (incl. of BH)

  • We give all employees a discount on their energy bills.

  • Each year, we give colleagues a slice of our profits as company shares.

  • Impressive Pension Scheme - we'll contribute up to 10% of your salary.

  • Share incentive plan - for every 2 Centrica shares you buy, we'll give you a free share.

  • Healthcare Plan & GP24 - Virtual GP available 24/7

  • My Health Service - holistic wellbeing support

  • My Care - Confidential support service available 24/7

  • Free Eye Test and glasses, should you need them.

  • Life Assurance - Should the worst happen to you; your loved ones receive a pay-out of 4x your salary.

  • Income protection - if you're unable to work due to a long-term illness/injury you'll still get 66% of your salary.

  • Huge discounts for friends and family on products such as EV Chargers, Solar Panels, and boilers.

  • Funded Legal Help

You'll also get to choose from whole host of additional benefits to suit your own lifestyle through our benefits+ platform which includes extras like technology discounts, gym passes, dining out cards and an electric car scheme.

We believe that a better you, paves the way for a better tomorrow.

We're a people place. That means we support all the different realities our people face. School run? No problem. We're looking for people to add to our culture - not fit in with it. We serve over 10 million customers each year. We know that to be better for them, we need a workforce that reflects the perspectives of the communities they reside in. Our Diversity is the fuel to our flame - it's what sparks our innovation, fosters resilience, and makes us a genuinely great place to work.

We are currently looking for talented individuals who live in, or close to the following areas. We will be recruiting in more places at a later date so please apply now!

  • West Berks

  • Cambridgeshire

  • Luton

  • Brent

  • Harrow

  • Richmond On Thames

  • Mid-Sussex