ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.
We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.
ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.
Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.
ENGIE are recruiting for a Property Maintenance Apprentice to be based in Grimsby. This is a full-time 24 month apprenticeship role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.
ENGIE have identified a great opportunity to introduce a Property Maintenance Operative apprentice to their Facilities Management team. ENGIE are looking to employ a confident and motivated individual to work at the North East Lincolnshire Contract who is looking for career and personal development opportunities. The successful candidate will be responsible to the FM Manager and assist with the delivery of property maintenance in domestic and commercial properties.
The individual will be required to work towards and successfully complete a level 2 qualification and will assist to optimise property condition and quality and to ensure the buildings are maintained in a safe working environment. The property maintenance operatives will need to maintain high levels of quality and customer care to clients, guests, building users and team members.
They will learn to understand the mechanism of building including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety system and equipment and they will provide first and immediate response to fault finding, whilst maximising quality and cost effectiveness.
Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures and identify hazards and reduce them
Consider safety compliance with a diverse sector of client groups
Understand and demonstrate the importance of working safely at height
Carry out repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
Maintain high levels of water hygiene within a building
Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses.
Understand and maintain plant, safety systems and equipment
Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as drainage and guttering
Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, paper strippers and a variety other tools used in plumbing and carpentry
Demonstrate and understand the importance of the control of resources and stock
Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance
Understand how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces
Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance
Understand the importance of customer service
Record and report information accurately either internally or externally
The apprentice will be recognised by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) providing Associate Membership for the apprentice whilst studying.
In order to do this, these apprenticeships include:
· A qualification that assesses competence in work situations
· A knowledge qualification that demonstrates an appropriate level of understanding about the area of work
· In some cases a combined qualification, which tests both competence and knowledge
· Functional Skills – which ensure that appropriate standards in English and maths are met
· Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) – awareness of the rights and responsibilities that are essential in the workplace
· Development of Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) – which are essential in all workplaces, including for effective participators, self-managers, independent enquirers, creative thinkers, reflective learners and team workers.
Completing this apprenticeship programme with its transferable skills will enable progression into roles such as a Technical Specialist e.g. Electrical or Plumbing and Supervisory and Management roles e.g. Facilities Management, across a wide range of sectors.
The apprenticeship provides a foundation for individuals to develop skills and behaviours in a property working environment, which provides a pathway to development to level 3 qualification.
The role will requires the individual to work as part of a property maintenance team based in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire and will require work as part of a team of skilled property fabric, electrical and mechanical (plumbing & heating) team members.
Attendance to a Level 2 property maintenance apprenticeship qualification will be required which will involve travel to the course and participating in-group and individual training. The completion of individual and group course work (to be agreed in the course syllabus). Time will be provided to complete the course work but there will be an expectation for some activities to be completed outside of the working day.
Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience:
· Experience in property Maintenance or construction activities would be beneficial but not essential.
· Committed to achieving a Level 2 qualification in Property Maintenance
· An industrious and motivated with a desire to learn attitude
· Punctuality with the means to attend the workplace
· Good ICT skills with an understanding of Excel, Word and social media
· Able to interact with others
· Ability to work alone using own initiative
Closing Date: 27.8.19
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For this role, you must have evidence of the 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.
The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.
If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.
· Posting Date: Jul 30, 2019