Engineering Apprenticeship - EL16964
8 February 2019
Fixed Term - 4 years
£10,892 per annum
At Viridor, we're one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable
energy and waste management companies and part of the FTSE 250
Pennon Group. We put waste into action, transforming it into high
quality recyclables, raw materials and energy and are at the
forefront of the UK's green economy. Fast growing and investing
over £1.2bn in the development of a network of advanced Energy
Recovery Facilities (ERF) across the UK, we're reducing the
reliance on landfill or exporting waste for treatment whilst
becoming a revenue generating business.
Viridor Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility, Dunbar ERF,
Oxwellmains, Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1SW.
We'll work with you and develop you to become a highly skilled
maintenance technician or engineer who'll help to maintain our
state of the art electro/mechanical systems used in our Energy
Recovery Facilities. Please be aware this role starts in
What might a day in this job look like?
You will develop on the job becoming qualified to carry out
planned preventative maintenance including:
- general maintenance of equipment
- modifying and testing
- inspecting condition-based monitoring
- identifying faults within our systems.
What will I learn?
- Our Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme will take approximately
four years to complete whereby you'll also benefit from vocational
training as well as study for a Technical Certificate at a local
- SVQ Level 3 Engineering Maintenance
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You'll have, or expect to achieve, five National 5
qualifications which must include English, Maths and a Science at
Grade C or above, as well as two further National 5 subjects at
Grade C or above (preferably one being a Technical Subject i.e.
Craft & Design). Highers would also be an advantage. You'll
also have a good standard of IT skills and/or Microsoft Office
Becoming our Engineering Apprentice will require commitment to a
comprehensive training programme, 'on the job' training and the
completion of a portfolio of evidence to support an SVQ Level 3
Engineering Maintenance. Therefore, we're looking for someone who
has a 'can-do' attitude, a flexible and proactive approach to tasks
alongside a keen willingness to learn and the drive to succeed.
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