What you will do in your working day
Murphy are offering an exceptional opportunity for ambitious technically minded individuals who are looking to embark on the first step in an Engineering career. We are looking for outstanding individuals to join our Power Project Engineering teams, who utilise Digital Design knowledge to produce high voltage substation and cable system designs. This apprenticeship offers the opportunity to gain invaluable engineering experience, with on-the-job training and mentoring from Principal Engineers in all engineering disciplines of Substation and Cable system design on major construction projects in the UK for Transmission and Distribution Network operators.
Our degree apprenticeship programme offers you the chance to secure a university degree debt-free, whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience. Your tuition fees for this degree will be paid for by Murphy and you'll also be earning a competitive apprenticeship salary.
Training and mentoring will be provided by Principal Engineers, and the wider engineering teams. Your responsibilities will increase throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship as your skills and technical knowledge develop. This will be your start on a path of Professional development towards becoming a Chartered Engineer. We will provide an established career path for you to progress through the organisation that can be moulded to suit your individual engineering discipline preferences and ambitions.
Key responsibilities will include:
The training you will be getting
- Working on engineering projects from 11kV to 400kV to support the UK Transmission and Distribution networks
- Learning to use Autodesk Revit, Navisworks, AutoCAD and other design packages, such as Solid Works and Comsol.
- Producing circuit diagrams for Digital Automation System designs and Power Cable System designs.
As part of this apprenticeship, you will follow the Electrical Engineering Degree Level 6 apprenticeship standard which takes 5 years to complete with one of our partner universities. Through the apprenticeship you will work towards achieving a BEng (Hons) Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
We are recruiting for this apprenticeship for various projects across the UK. Due to the remote locations of some of our sites, applicants must be willing to travel as required.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Through the apprenticeship you will work towards achieving a BEng (Hons) Electrical/Electronic Engineering. You will have a permanent position at Murphy with further opportunity to develop your career.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above (A*-C)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A Levels must include Maths & Science subject (Grade BBB) Essential
BTEC or equivalent BTEC Diploma in a related Engineering discipline (Grade D*D*) Essential