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Higher Apprenticeship - Operational Delivery Engineer

Employer
National Grid Electricity Distribution
Location
Avonbank, Feeder Road, Bristol, BS2 0TB
Salary
£24,374.00 annually
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Specialism
Other
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
What you will do in your working day
  • As an Operational Delivery Engineer (field based) you will specialise in electrical fitting, underground cables, overhead lines, plant equipment, civil schemes, protection activities and you will also be involved with planning and network design services including the installation and commissioning of complex schemes on the network and at operational sites.
  • Applicants need to have excellent communication skills; one moment, you could be speaking with customers, and the next, colleagues or internal stakeholders.
  • The training programme provides on-the-job training and formal courses held in one of our Training Centre's at either Taunton or Tipton, over a period of approximately two years (depending on entry level qualifications).
  • Successful candidates will also be expected to study for, and achieve a higher level qualification through Aston University. The majority of the on-the-job training will take place within local teams, but you may be required to undertake placements at other locations across the National Grid service area, so you need to be flexible and able to travel.

The training you will be getting

Electrical power networks engineer apprenticeship standard
  • As you will be studying for a higher level qualification at Aston University, you will be required to undertake placements in Birmingham for up to twoweeks at a time during the first twoyears.Accommodation and travel costs will be provided.
  • The Apprenticeship programme takes around five years to complete, and you'll spend your first 10 - 12 weeks being inducted onto the programme at one of our Training Centres.
  • Your Training will include vocational and academic courses along with placements across our service areas. During these placements you will undertake managed office or field-based training with a team where you can put your new skills into practice.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
  • Your Training will include vocational and academic courses along with placements across our service areas. During these placements you will undertake managed office or field-based training with a team where you can put your new skills into practice.
  • You'll become integral to the company offering many benefits who offer a supportive working environment, providing you the skills to make robust decisions and successfully deliver essential works. We are committed to investing in the latest technologies and working methods to improve service to customers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6-9) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade A-C) Essential

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