Apprentice Maintenance Engineer – Veolia Water

Job: Operation/Maintenance / Construction / Transport Construction Utility
Location: Seafield, Edinburgh
Organisation: Veolia Water
Contract: Greater than 24 months
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Non-Management
Education Level: GCSE / School certificate / NCEA 1 or 2
Closing Date: 26th July 2013
Job Description
Job Purpose:
As an apprentice you will be working in a plant operating environment on wastewater treatment works & pumping stations. You must be prepared to work within an un-clean environment. The role will involve the day to day planned maintenance and reactive maintenance to all above ground assets both mechanically and electrically to ensure a robust and efficient maintenance regime. It will also include, fault finding and first call correction as well as the occasional requirement to operate some of the plant. Once fully qualified, you will be expected to participate in out of hour’s stand-by duty.
You will be required to successfully complete an engineering course as part of your apprenticeship. This is a great development opportunity for a candidate to develop their skills and become a fully qualified Multi skilled maintenance engineer with on the job experience as well as ‘learning in the classroom’. Veolia Water PFI’s projects in Scotland operate contracts that treat wastewater across the country on 11 Wastewater treatment sites and numerous pumping stations.
Once competent you will be expected to work across different sites as both an individual and as part of a larger maintenance team.
Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Good standard of general education with 5 GCSE passes at Grade C or above.
Essential role requirements
– Good communication skills and team player
– Willing to adapt to all learning styles
– Potential candidates must be able to drive and obtain security clearance through the Military and governmental procedures.
– IT literate
– Capable of working on own initiative (after training)
– Health & Safety awareness
Behavioural
– Confident and flexible at all times
– Able to work effectively as part of a dynamic team
– Capable of taking the initiative, a self starter who always rises to the challenge and will look to actively resolve a problem or issue
– Striving to fulfil their potential and continues to self develop
– Actively seeking opportunities to learn
We will support you during your apprenticeship, but, we are looking for you to demonstrate a best in class attitude and win external awards, whilst completing the apprenticeship. You must be able to demonstrate an interest in engineering, either through hobbies or academic courses.

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