Apprentice Mechanical Engineer - Southampton Geothermal Heating Company SO15 1BA - ENGIE - Southampton - Wizbii

Apprentice Mechanical Engineer - Southampton Geothermal Heating Company SO15 1BA

  • By ENGIE
  • Apprenticeship
  • Southampton (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

ENGIE are recruiting for an Apprentice Mechanical Engineer to be based in SGHC Southampton. This is an apprentice full time role working 40 hours per week Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:30 with 1/2 hour break. On offer is a competitive salary in line with the national minimum apprentice wage.

General Overview:    
Southampton Geothermal Heat Company (SGHC) is owned by ENGIE and provides sustainable heating, cooling and power generation to many commercial, retail, education and residential customers in Southampton City Centre.  The scheme is well established and well recognised within the industry, continuing to grow in scale over 3 decades. The apprentice mechanical engineer will learn and provide support on engineering tasks at the SGHC.  

The position is to maintain generation plant, heating and chilling plant that provide utility heating and cooling services via a district energy infrastructure to over 80 major customers.  The role will involve a structured apprenticeship training course combining both college learning and practical work experience.

This is a junior role and the apprentice will develop over the apprenticeship period as experience from college training and practical work at SGHC continues.  The apprentice would be guided in his work initially and with experience of maintenance activities be able to undertake these without supervision.

It is envisaged that at the end of the apprenticeship the apprentice may be offered an engineer role at SGHC or within the Urban Energy business.

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Due to the insurance purposes only applicants 18 years old and above will be considered.  Because this is an advanced level apprenticeship only those with 5 GCSEs A*-C, including Maths and English, will be considered.  (Taken from the City College, Southampton details).

As this is an SGHC apprentice, the local City College, Southampton would be the training college partner.  The first stage of the City College recruitment process involves an interview and assessment at the College prior to being shortlisted for any Apprenticeship Vacancy. If the candidate successfully completes stage one of the recruitment process and are successful through to stage two, they may be invited for an interview with ENGIE (SGHC).  City College will act on behalf of ENGIE and therefore any direct communication about the vacancy must go through City College.

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

This job advert is supported by the ENGIE Resourcing Team. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
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