Engineering Apprenticeship – Facilities / Works Engineering

Closing date: 10.05.19
Facilities and Works Engineering
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Apprentice to join our Facilities & Works Engineering department. Working in the facilities department you will learn all aspects of electrical maintenance and installation activities across site ensuring that tasks are conducted in a timely manner. You will support the smooth running of all operations with little or minimal impact on ‘down time’ and give assistance to other members of the department. You will spend time in the Works Engineering department having training on the comprehensive Building Management System (BMS) and gain an insight into the legislative management required for a business of this complexity.

Job Description

Job Title:                      Engineering Apprenticeship – Facilities / Works Engineering

Department:                Facilities / Works Engineering

Location:                     Lincoln

Hours of work:             37 hours a week

Contract:                     Apprenticeship  

Salary:                         Starts at £15,012.97 + yearly increments + 15% Shift Allowance*

Other Information:      Hours; During training - 7.30am – 3.30pm Monday to Thursday and 7.30am – 3.00pm on a Friday. Upon completion of training - alternating shift pattern of 6.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Thursday and 6.00am – 1.30pm on a Friday and 2.00pm – 10.00pm Monday to Thursday and 1.30pm – 9.00pm on a Friday (30 minute unpaid break)

Closing Date:             10 May 2019                               Interview Date: 30 May 2019

 

Job Summary

Dynex

At Dynex we strongly believe in bringing new talent into our business. Our Apprentice programme gives the unique opportunity to join us across different areas of our business and undertake nationally recognised qualifications and workplace training whilst working in a challenging and exciting industry.

Dynex offers a 3-4 year Apprenticeship Programme with a dedicated mentor. With guidance, support and help from your line manager and experienced colleagues, you will be able to demonstrate the skills learnt at college and how to apply them in the workplace. Combining one day per week studying at a local training provider and working at Dynex the remainder of week, you will learn the skills you need to become fully qualified in your chosen field and begin your career with a solid foundation of experience behind you. You’ll also earn a competitive wage while you are studying!

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Apprentice to join our Facilities & Works Engineering department. Working in the facilities department you will learn all aspects of electrical maintenance and installation activities across site ensuring that tasks are conducted in a timely manner. You will support the smooth running of all operations with little or minimal impact on ‘down time’ and give assistance to other members of the department. You will spend time in the Works Engineering department having training on the comprehensive Building Management System (BMS) and gain an insight into the legislative management required for a business of this complexity.

Qualifications

You will attend college and complete an Apprenticeship Standard in Electrotechnical Level 3. Depending upon your education level, you may even have the opportunity to carry on your studies to Higher National Certificate (HNC) and potentially continue to degree level. Once qualified, we also encourage you to obtain full professional qualifications in your chosen field.

 

Our Benefits

Dynex is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include:

  • Dedicated mentor
  • Yearly salary increments in the first 3 years
  • 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Holiday allowance increase with length of service
  • Holiday purchase scheme – up to 5 additional days
  • Free on site car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE
  • Family Friendly policies
  • An Independent 24 hour confidential counseling service

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake daily/weekly checks and routine maintenance of facilities plant ensuring documentation is kept up to date
  • Attend college, study and pass all required modules
  • Satisfactory complete relevant NVQ’s
  • Acquire new skills through on-the-job training under the guidance of an internal mentor
  • Learning how to work with and follow procedures / specifications
  • Working safely by observing and following all safety requirements and procedures
  • Working as part of a team and individually with full support from our facilities and works engineering department/mentors
     

Core Skills

  • Educated to GCSE standard having achieved (5 GCSE’S grade 4/C or above) including Maths and English
  • Excellent communication and written skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Enthusiastic with a drive to learn and develop
  • Great team worker who can demonstrate taking the initiative
  • Technically minded, and a good problem solver
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office package)

 

Company Values

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Engineering Excellence
  • Performance Driven
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Integrity and honesty

 

*shift allowance is only payable once working alternating shifts

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