Building Services

Recruiter
Wates
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2017
Closes
31 Mar 2018
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed

Building Services manage the complex systems that bring a building to life. Managing the living and working environment on a project can range from controlling the temperature, lighting, data, fire systems and much more, to designing and planning the installation of these services.

Our Building Services Engineering Apprenticeship is an important step towards becoming a Building Services professional. You will be expected to engage in on-the-job training in key elements of construction, including mechanical and electrical engineering, design, planning, health and safety, operations and commercial.

The role

  • Developing your understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering systems and its impact on the project and end user
  • Understanding how life systems are mapped and installed
  • Problem solving key design or installation challenges on live projects in conjunction with design team and subcontractors
  • Promoting and upholding Wates’ reputation for providing the highest standards of site safety, health and welfare and protection of the environment
  • Developing good working relationships with the client, site team and supply chain by promoting best practice throughout the whole construction process
  • Developing your knowledge and work practices within the guidelines of safety and legislative regulations
  • Work with our supply chain and surveyors to protect Wates’ commercial position and the potential for profit and repeat business

What we’re looking for

  • A genuine passion for construction
  • Interest and experience in building services systems
  • Enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Keen eye for detail

This programme is a specialised programme so if you meet one of the criteria below, you would be eligible to apply:

  • HNC in Building Services Engineering
  • Level 3 Mechanical or Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a mechanical or electrical trade and at least five GCSEs (grades A-C)

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