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Apprentice Electrician

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/06/2019 23:59
£8,392 - £15,839 Annually (dependent on age)
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Cowpen Depot, Billingham

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic people to join us on an apprenticeship programme. If you're looking for the opportunity to kick start your career as an Electrician, gaining on the job work experience whilst studying for a Level 3 Installation Electrician / Maintenance Electrician qualification with Northern Skills, come and work with us as an Apprentice Electrician, based at Cowpen Depot in Billingham.

About Us:
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council is a successful and award winning Council who employ over 3,000 employees in a vast range or job roles across many different services in the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees.

At SBC we truly value our Apprentices. We recognise that Apprenticeships help us identify new talent, build new skills in our workforce and increase diversity in the workplace. Apprenticeship help us to develop our future skills, to enable us to deliver our ambitious plans whilst also assisting in shaping the apprentice’s future.

Job Description:
We are looking to expand our team of Electricians within Construction Facility Services with this amazing apprenticeship opportunity. Our Electricians are responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical services (e.g. lighting, sockets, and heating controls), both inside and outside buildings and structures. We will help you learn to install, maintain and repair electrical systems in both commercial and domestic environments giving you on the job training and work experience to become a competent Electrician.

Essential Requirements:
All candidates are required to meet the essential requirements set out below. Please address in your application how you meet the following:
• A minimum of 5 GCSE’s of Level 4/C and above including Maths & English
• Working as part of a team (this could be in a sporting, educational, work or social setting) as well as demonstrating use of own initiative
• Ability to work in an organised and methodical way to analyse and solve problems
• Demonstrate sound technical aptitude and attention to detail
• Ability to understand and apply regulations and instructions
• Self-motivated and can work reliably and effectively without close supervision
• Excellent Communication skills and Interpersonal skills
• Committed to providing excellent customer service
• Demonstrates the Council’s Behaviours which underpin the Culture Statement.

You must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject

Appointment will be subject to the following pre-employment checks:
• Medical Check
• Satisfactory reference

Apprenticeship Qualification
You will be given appropriate paid time off work to attend College and work towards completion of your apprenticeship qualification.

Qualification: Installation Electrician / Maintenance Electrician – Level 3

Training Provider: Northern Skills, Middlesbrough College

Professional recognition: By the end of the apprenticeship you will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Eng Tech by the Engineering Council

Future Prospects:
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there may be the opportunity to undertake a higher level apprenticeship qualification and the potential to secure a position within the Council for the right candidate to grow within the organisation.

How to Apply:
Please complete our Apprenticeship application form, and submit this to apprenticeships@stockton.gov.uk no later than the closing date of Sunday 16th June 2019.

Please ensure you refer to the essential requirements outlined in the advert, Job Description and Person Specification when completing the personal statement on your application, as this information will be used to shortlist candidates for the next stage of selection.

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