Maintenance Apprentice

  • Job Reference: 00042603-1
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: £12,313.60
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

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Maintenance Apprentice

Hourly Rate – £6.40 per hour (plus benefits)
Hours – 37 hours per week
Location Postcode – LN6 3QW

Lincolnshire Energy from Waste (EfW), operated and maintained by FCC Environment in operating an apprentice scheme to develop Maintenance (Electrical & Controls or Mechanical) Technicians. The apprentice will be part of the site maintenance team but will be released for a weekly or block college training on demand. Within the team the apprentice will learn the skills to maintain plant hands on in all functions, as appropriate.

This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week, Monday to Friday.

Our promise to you

- Competitive salary
- 20 days’ annual leave (full-time working) plus Bank Holidays
- Pension scheme
- Life insurance
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- On the job training and progression
- Recognition scheme
- Refer a friend
- Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service via our Wellbeing Platform

What will you be doing?

The successful candidate will be trained to a high level in all aspects of mechanical or Electrical Instrument & Control maintenance, including:
- Routine Maintenance: inspection and repair of pumps/ cranes/fans/hydraulics and pneumatics, electrical and control systems, instrumentation and actuation.
- Fault finding: learn to use a logical approach in finding defects and causes for failures in various equipment.
- Trained to work safely: Write risk assessments, and procedures in order to work safely.
- Be part of a motivated and successful team.

What are we looking for?

- Hold or expected to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs or the equivalent at Grades A* - C. These must include Mathematics, English, and Physics/Science
- Equivalent awards and appropriate GNVQ/BTEC achievements will also be considered
- Self-motivation and must be suited to a culture which is entrepreneurial, fast paced, value-driven and with very high corporate performance and ethical standards
- Affable and flexible personality
- Excellent work ethic
- Detail oriented
- Respectful, well spoken with good communication skills
- A logical person who is calm under pressure and works well as a team
- Must be computer literate
- Willingness to work on other FCC EfW sites
- Willingness to relocate to other FCC sites on completion of apprenticeship

About Us

We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.

We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,400 people.

The profile of the UK's recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. We need people who are up for the challenge to help us tackle climate change. We need people with ideas. We need you. Together we will meet the UK’s waste management and energy recovery needs.

FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity, and we are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.

How to apply

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