Utilities Engineering Technician - Apprenticeship

  • Employer Severn Trent Water
  • Job type Advanced Apprenticeships
  • Salary £16,060
  • Deadline Ongoing
  • Entry requirements GCSEs
  • Locations Locations across the Severn Trent region.
  • Qualifications gained Professional Qualification
  • Date published 21/02/2020

Become a Technical Expert in a global organisation

You’ll be part of projects that will stretch you, grow your engineering skills and connect us with communities across our region.

What you'll be doing

Having completed an intensive residential period of on-the-job training, where you’ll have gained a high level of technical knowledge to support your transition into operational placements, you’ll have the opportunity to start putting your skills to use. Our Utilities Engineering Technicians perform vital maintenance on equipment to ensure our sites and systems run efficiently and safely, as well as supporting other disciplines.

There are three main roles: Electrical; Mechanical; Instrumentation Control and Automation (ICA). Technicians can (where business need requires) be trained to work with wider responsibilities across some or all of the main roles. Examples of some activities are:

Utilities Engineering Technician – Mechanical

You’ll get to grips with core mechanical theory and principles, applying them to a range of complex systems, carrying out essential repairs, and keeping us and our communities connected.

Utilities Engineering Technician – Electrical

You’ll find out about the intricate electrical networks that make our business flow. Installing, inspecting and maintaining them, you’ll ensure that our customers have a safe and reliable water supply.

Utilities Engineering Technician – Instrumentation, Control and Automation (ICA)

You’ll learn how to assess, repair and overhaul vital instruments and control equipment. Diagnosing faults and designing solutions, the knowledge you develop will keep our business running.

The starting salary for this apprenticeship is £16,060.

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