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Level 3 Engineering Apprentice

Veolia, James Road, Tyseley, Birmingham, B11 2BA
Starting at £9.18ph before April - rising to £10.18ph after April
Closing date
20 Feb 2023

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Engineering & Aerospace, Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date

Job Details

Salary: Starting at £9.18ph before April - £10.18ph after April plus Veolia benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Veolia, James Road, Tyseley, Birmingham, B11 2BA

Closing Date: Monday 20th February 2023

Candidate shortlisting will take place w/c 20th & 27th Feb and assessment days will take place between w/c 6th & 13th March 2023.


When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It’s why we’re looking for someone who’s just as committed as we are, and wants to take their career in a direction where they can push for genuine change, to take up an exciting Electrical/Maintenance Engineering Apprentice role based at our site in Tyseley. 

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to start a career where you’re making a difference everyone can see, or just do a good day’s work. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.


Apprenticeship programme

During this Level 3 Engineering programme, we will help you to develop your practical skills and knowledge required for you to succeed in this role as well as your future career. Throughout the 42 - month programme, you will continue to develop your behaviours such as team working, problem-solving and customer focus. Veolia as a business is not only interested in what you accomplish, but the manner you do it.

As well as gaining a broad range of technical and professional knowledge and experience, you’ll also gain academic and vocational qualifications such as a Level 3 Diploma, Level 3 Competency & Knowledge Skills Certificate, as well as H&S (IOSH) Awareness Training. 


What will you be doing?

  • Working as a member of the maintenance team, the purpose of the role is to provide a high quality electrical & general maintenance service across the Birmingham Integrated Contract.
  • Assist with the installation, testing and maintenance of electrical wiring, equipment,
  • Assist with fault diagnosis using testing equipment,
  • Identifying hazards, defects and a requirement for adjustment or repair ensuring compliance with legislation and codes of practice,
  • Assist with the recording of any installation, small works, cyclical testing and repair works in line with industry standards.

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade 4 (C or equivalent) or above/predicted to include Maths & English
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently with a suitable level of supervision
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Attention to detail


As a part of your online application, you will need to complete gamified assessment challenges before we can consider your application for this position. We promise it's not one of those boring assessments!

If you are successful at the application stage, we’ll invite you to attend a virtual assessment day.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.


Our promise to you

We know that a genuinely good role goes both ways. So alongside your salary or hourly pay, you’ll get 20 days of holiday plus an extensive benefits package, which includes our market-leading pension and share scheme, and a range of employee discounts. Also to help you further, we provide mental health and financial support, so you can lean on us whenever you need to.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.


Please note that if a high number of quality applications are received, this vacancy may close early. To avoid disappointment, please apply with plenty of time before the stated advert closing date.

Here at Veolia, we’re proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.



Our range of Apprenticeships could be what you’re looking for. From engineering and IT to business administration and finance, with us, you can take that huge first step.

This is a historic moment. Never before has humanity’s future been so closely linked to environmental concerns. Our climate is changing. Natural resources are running out and biodiversity is collapsing.

The climate crisis means we must find radical and meaningful solutions to solve it, and Veolia is leading the drive. Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of ecological transformation. Join us for the opportunity to make an impact that will be felt for generations to come.

We want all our apprentices to be able to contribute towards our purpose of protecting the planet’s natural resources while supporting the communities we work in. We understand that university and college aren't for everyone. So, by combining practical on-the-job training and off-the-job learning, our apprenticeships are a great alternative to traditional learning.

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