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Workshop Maintenance Apprentice



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14th May 2021

Duration: 4 year programme

Hours: Full time / 37 hrs a week

Qualification gained: Level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician (Mechanical) Apprenticeship Standard

Are you looking for a hands-on, varied Apprenticeship that will lead into a fulfilling career? Come and join us as a Workshop Apprentice where you will earn and learn all about the maintenance of Anglian Water’s pumps, gearboxes, plant and equipment!

Here at Anglian Water, we’re much more than water and poo! We’re a company with over 5,000 employees and we serve over 6 million customers across the East of England. To continue delivering a high service to those customers, we are looking for the next generation of passionate people ready to launch their career and fulfil their potential.

Across our region we have 4 strategically placed workshops where we repair and maintain all Anglian Water assets to consistently high standards. The work can include constructing new equipment and delivering new solutions, as well as providing cost effective maintenance and repairs.

What is a Workshop Maintenance Apprentice?
You earn while you learn on this bespoke 3-4 year scheme. Throughout the majority of your first year, you will be based at a fully expensed residential college in Grantham where you will meet like-minded people and build your knowledge and skills in mechanical engineering. During years 2 and 3 you will attend college 1 day a week with the rest of the time being in the workshop to reinforce your on-the-job learning.

As a fully qualified Mechanical Workshop Technician, you will be responsible for carrying out repairs, refurbishments, and fabrication work on our Water Recycling assets.

What do you need to be an Anglian Water Apprentice?
In terms of qualifications, you’ll need 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade A*-C or 9-4, including Maths and English. However, beyond your qualifications you’ll also possess:

  • An enthusiastic nature
  • A willingness to learn
  • A passion for hands on work
  • A commitment to gaining your qualification through a combination of study based and, on the job learning
  • Team spirit
  • An appreciation of compliance to Health & Safety

As well as the above, it is desirable that you have a full UK driving license (or be working towards gaining one from your 17th Birthday).

What’s in it for you?

  • Fully paid accommodation at college (including food allowances)
  • Access to tools, uniform and PPE
  • 23 days annual leave – rising with length of service
  • Competitive pension scheme – Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%
  • Personal private health care

Plus, you’ll gain nationally recognised qualifications as well as a Level 3 Apprenticeship, together with valuable practical skills alongside consistent guidance and support from our experienced team. Find out more about this apprenticeship by clicking here.

Interviews & Assessment Centres: TBC

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 23/05/2021


£12,594 per annum, increasing dependent upon performance, plus fantastic benefits, and support


This job is located in Norwich

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