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Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Apprentice - Colchester

Posted 22 January by Anglian Water Ended

"Engineering your future"

We are responsible for delivering a vital water resource to over 6 million customers across the Anglian Water network and you too could be a part of a 4,500 strong workforce in this exciting and challenging industry. If you think about the people you depend on, the likelihood is that they depend on us.

You earn while you learn on our 3-4 year Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship scheme. The majority of your first year will be spent at a fully expensed residential college where you will meet like minded people and build your knowledge. For the remaining years, you will spend 1 week in 4 at college to reinforce your on the job learning.

It takes hard work and commitment throughout your apprenticeship but you will gain a nationally recognised qualification, valuable practical skills, and guidance and support from an experienced team.

As a fully qualified and multi skilled mechanical and electrical Maintenance Technician, you will be responsible for ensuring the equipment at our Water Recycling sewage sites remain operational through maintaining and repairing the assets. You will also be responsible for diagnosing and investigating complex faults, responding to incidents and reporting on failing assets.

Please note that after completing your first year residential college placement, you will be based across Colchester. You will be required to complete standby as part of your working week.

To see what it is like to be an apprentice at Anglian Water, watch our Day in the Life video here: So what do you need to apply?

* 5 GCSEs at grade A*- C or 9 - 4 (or equivalent) including English and Maths.
* Commitment.
* Enthusiastic and keen to learn.
* A passion for hands on work.
* Natural people skills to work in a team.
* Understanding of and compliance to Health and Safety.

Interviews will be held during February 2018.
Start date: August 2018

By choosing this Apprenticeship, you are opening the door to a long term and highly rewarding career at Anglian Water. Apply now!

Anglian Water is more than just the UK's largest water company. We're one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference. Our career opportunities provide continuous learning and professional development within a challenging work environment which provides a vital service for our customers.

Anglian Water takes Health and Safety very seriously. Any job offer may depend on you passing a drugs and alcohol test. If appropriate, you may also be tested at other times during the course of your employment.

Required skills

  • Apprenticeship Engineering Mechanical Electrical

Reference: 34287576

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