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Job Title : Electrician Apprentice
Employer : Cranfield University
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Construction
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11852
Brief Description : Cranfield University are currently looking for an Apprentice Electrician to join their maintenance team.

 

Qualifications Required : 4 GCSE Grade A-C or 9 - 4 Including Maths and English
Vacancy Detail : Cranfield University are currently looking for an Apprentice Electrician to join their maintenance team. This training position will develop you to have competence in providing a repair and maintenance service as required, for all electrical infrastructure including lighting, small power, electrical distribution, electrical supplies, alarms and controls.

The training will also include learning how to carry out minor upgrade or refurbishment works along with the installation of fixtures, fittings and appliances for a variety of customers. Successfully completing this training will lead to an Electrical Installation Advanced Level 3 Certificate.

As an Apprentice you will be part of a busy team and would be working in a variety of working environments interacting with work colleagues, contractors and members of the public. You will require a good standard of numeracy and literacy; have good communication skills both written and verbal; be able to work as part of a team; use your own initiative and be enthusiastic to learn new skills/tasks. Holding a full current driving licence or being willing\ have plans to learn would be an advantage.


The primary role is to successfully complete an apprenticeship development programme leading to a Level 3 Electrical Installation Advanced Apprenticeship . This training position will develop you to have competence in providing a repair and maintenance service as required, for all electrical infrastructure including lighting, small power, electrical distribution, electrical supplies, alarms and controls.

Key Deliverables

To complete successful training over the apprenticeship in the following aspects of technical and installation of electrical work:-

• Causes of malfunctioning systems, apparatus and components
• Survey, inspection and testing of circuits in electrical distribution, equipment and fixtures
• Hazard, defect and adjustment identification and repair
• Modification and installation of electrical equipment distribution, appliances, apparatus, fixtures and fittings
• Engineering drawings and using a variety of instruments and techniques
• Materials identification, scheduling and requisition

To undertake other duties commensurate to the grade of the post and provide support and assistance to other members of the Facilities Maintenance Team/University employed contractors as required.

To be trained in the efficient use of information technology systems for timesheets and work orders.

To participate in team meetings, 121’s and other appropriate events

To maintain general good housekeeping of the workplace
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37hrs pw Mon-Fri
Salary : £303.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 14/07/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Able to work flexibly as part of a team

Personable and positive manner.

Proactive attitude

Willing to learn and committed to completing the apprenticeship

Excellent attendance at both work and college
Skills Required : Appropriate interpersonal skills

Able and willing to follow instructions and
learn the technical and installation aspects of electrical work.
Able to undertake physical tasks.
Courteous and helpful disposition.
A positive attitude to learning and willingness to work in accordance with essential statutory compliance procedures.
Future Prospects : We aim to offer the apprentice a permanent post with the University as an electrician upon successful completion of the apprenticeship although this cannot be guaranteed.
Training to be Provided : Installing Electrotechnical Systems & Equipment City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma

Plus…

AM2 (Practical Assessment)
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT (dependant on previous qualification).
Other Information : Holding a full current driving licence or being willing/have plans to learn to drive would be an advantage.


Please make sure that a CV is submitted at point of application.
Things to consider : Holding a full current driving licence or being willing/have plans to learn to drive would be an advantage.

Please make sure that a CV is submitted at point of application.
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