Kier

About Kier 
As an apprentice with us, you will receive the training and support needed to start a career with a leading infrastructure, buildings, developments and housing group. Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

About this opportunity:

On this apprenticeship you will undertake a Level 3 Utilities Engineering Technician programme. Whilst undertaking your academic learning you will also be working alongside our experienced teams to learn hands-on, work-based skills.

The successful candidate will assist with the maintenance of all South West Water (SWW) clean and waste asset types including Sewage Treatment Works (STW), Sewage Pumping Stations (SPS), Water Treatment Works (WTW) and other mechanical equipment on combined sewer overflows including quality proactive planned maintenance and reactive faults on mechanical equipment.

Other key tasks that you will complete in this role include:

  • Working safely in accordance with Kier and client requirements
  • Maintain, repair and install mechanical assets across the south west region
  • Liaising with operational staff, electricians and technicians
  • Actively be involved with risk assessments, COSHH assessments and other health and safety related tasks
 
What do we expect from you:

Many of the skills you will need to be successful in this role will be developed as part of your training. However, alongside our values there are a few key behaviours that are desirable for this role, and as part of any selection assessment process you may be expected to show us how you demonstrate these behaviours:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Punctual and trustworthy
  • Committed and hardworking
  • Able to work in a collaborative and enthusiastic manner
What can you expect from us:

You can expect access to ongoing support and guidance, as well as the opportunity to participate in wider Kier initiatives by becoming a Shaping Your World ambassador or a Kier Charity Champion.

You can also join in with our regional Balanced Business Networks, sharing best practice and ideas with colleagues on the best ways to make Kier a more inclusive employer.

You may also be eligible to apply for the Kier Bursary. A means-tested bursary to support new apprentices at Kier by providing an annual financial contribution to goods and services that can support you in the workplace. For more information on the bursary, please email bursaries@kier.co.uk

 
What next: 

We are excited to receive your application, so please review our roles and apply online as soon as possible.  Our recruiters take the time and effort to read through each application thoroughly and appreciate your interest in our opportunities.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other protected characteristic.

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