Electrical Engineering Apprentice

  • Company: Leidos Secuirty + Automation Ltd
  • Location: Bedfordshire, MK43 9SS
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £16,000.00 per year
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Ref: VAC-12625
  • Application Deadline Date: 21/08/2022
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Working Week: Monday- Friday 7:00am- 3:00pm or 8:30am-5:00pm (depending on the department)

Brief Description

Do you see yourself working for an employer who solves the world’s toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, civil, and health markets?! Do you want variety in a job where you will be working in different departments? If you are 18 years or older and this sounds like you apply now!

Qualifications Required

To be considered for this role you will ideally need to have GCSE grades 9-4 (A*- C) in English and maths or the ability to work towards Level 2 Functional Skills during the programme.

If you don't meet the entry requirements for this vacancy but are still interested in an apprenticeship, please contact our dedicated Apprenticeship Recruitment Team who can discuss this with you further - apprenticeships@bedford.ac.uk or 01234 291375

Personal Qualities

Ability to understand tasks allocated
Good team player
Adaptable
Confident

Skills Required

Effective time management
Excellent communication skills

Future Prospects

Potential full time role upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Vacancy Detail

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, civil, and health markets.

The apprenticeship will involve working with the service team and other departments including installations & manufacturing, stores, control panel manufacturing, and various other teams. The apprentice will shadow field based service engineers within the south of the UK. The role will include testing equipment, attending product training, training to perform assembly tasks and assisting in the repair & maintenance of security systems. You will also assist in wiring electrical control cabinets, understand (General Arrangement) drawings and Electrical documentation.

Staff benefits include wellness programmes, paid leave, reduced gym membership, private health care and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. After initial training a company car/car expenses will be made available

Other Information

* Candidates need to be 18 years old+ to meet H&S requirements to work on X-ray machines*

The successful candidate will to be able to obtain DBS clearance for Airport Airside access.

The wage will increase to £19,000.00pa in the second year and £22,000.00pa in the third year.

Candidates must carry out an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Only candidates who have fully completed the application will be considered. Please be aware that the closing date is subject to change without prior notice.

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