Engineering Apprentice

29 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Viridor is one of the UK’s leading recycling renewable energy and resource management companies. We’re part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, who also own South West Water.

Our purpose encompasses everything that we do. We're giving the world’s resources new life. Whether those resources are collected by our vehicles from a primary school in Kent or delivered into our Energy Recovery Facilities in Runcorn, we transform ‘waste’ into the items and energy that society will need tomorrow.

The Role

We currently have an opportunity to undertake an Engineering Apprenticeship within our Energy Recovery Facility at Runcorn. This is an exciting opportunity to become a highly skilled maintenance technician / engineer who will maintain the state of the art electro/mechanical systems, used in our Energy Recovery Facilities.

The Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme will take approximately four years to complete and will require vocational training as well as study for a Technical Certificate at a local provider. During this time, the Engineering Apprentice will become qualified to carry out planned preventative maintenance, general maintenance of equipment, modifying, testing, inspecting condition based monitoring and fault finding within our systems

The Ideal Engineering Apprentice

The successful Engineering Apprentice will need to commit to a comprehensive training Programme, ‘on the job’ training and completion of a portfolio of evidence to support an NVQ Diploma (or equivalent).

We are looking for candidates with a flexible and proactive approach to tasks and a willingness to learn.

Successful candidates should have or expect to achieve, five GCSEs (or equivalent) including English, Maths and a Science at Grade C or above and two further GCSEs at Grade C or above.

About Viridor

Viridor is one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world’s resources new life.

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY! You will be redirected to the company website to register and complete your application for the role of Engineering Apprentice.

Closing Date: 11th April 2018

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