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Utilities Design Engineer Apprentice - BU UK (Woolpit)



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23rd April 2024

At BUUK Infrastructure, our vision is to be the leading utility partner to accelerate the UK towards net zero for all our customers. Our group of companies has been the major drive for change and innovation over 30 years.

Our group of companies designs, constructs, owns, and operates utility infrastructure networks throughout England, Wales and Scotland. We are the only partner to the new-build sector delivering infrastructure for all utilities – from gas, electricity, water and wastewater to future-proof fibre and heat networks.

We provide a supportive environment that is committed to enabling our people to be the best – ensuring they feel proud to be themselves and part of BUUK Infrastructure.

GTC, who are part of the BUUK Infrastructure Group, are looking for an Apprentice to join their Design team based in Woolpit.

This is the perfect opportunity for hard working, talented individuals who are looking to build a career within utilities design engineering.  You will undergo further learning to complete a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Electrical Power Networks with our partnered college, whilst gaining valuable experience in a variety of areas of our business.

Upon completion of your three-year apprenticeship you will have experience in the following disciplines -  

  • Network Records: Working with our construction colleagues to receive as-laid records, and ensure that the live GTC records are up to date. 
  • Project Co-ordination: Working with Project Officers, the crucial back-office support for our design activities, to find out what is needed from our clients.
  • Multi-Utility Design: The design team who produce compliant designs for multiple utilities within the boundaries of the client’s site.
  • Contestable Design: The design team who produce the design for offsite enabling electrical works.
  • Land Rights: Understand key concepts of land rights and their impact on the work that we undertake.

About you

  • Level 3 qualification in Engineering or A Levels in Maths and/or Science
  • Five GCSEs at Grade C/4 (or above) including English, Maths and Science
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use MS Office programmes or equivalent

What can you expect from us

  • At least the cost of living pay increase every year
  • Company pension contributions up to 10% if employees contribute 5%
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays with the ability to purchase an additional 10
  • £750 net of tax to refer friends and family
  • Hybrid working for eligible roles
  • Development opportunities to reach your career aspirations

BUUK has an award-winning culture.  We care about your wellbeing and safety as we all deserve the right to go home safe, every day. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we respect each other and advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion in all we do. Please ask us about flexible working options.

For full details including downloadable Job Description and Apprenticeship booklets, use the Apply Now button below to see the advert on our website. 

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 07/05/2024


From £22,571


This job is located in Woolpit, Suffolk

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