14/09/2018 The Growth Company Manchester M21 7QP

Apprentice Electrician 30506 30506

  • Sector: construction
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: 14.967
  • Level: 3
  • Reference: 30506
Apprentice Electrician 30506

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About this opportunity

Great Places Housing Group are looking for an apprentice electrician to join their team to undertake a wide range of electrical work and maintenance on all Great Places property types whilst completing their apprenticeship qualification.

A normal day would include:
• Helping to assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
• Helping to diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
• Connecting wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
• Assisting in the inspection of electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
• Testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
• Recording repairs information relating to repair inspections or completed repair jobs Adopting a flexible working style to ensure the delivery of a high standard of service and positive customer experience
• Contributing to and comply with all statutory legislation, licences and accreditations including the relevant safety management system applicable to responsive maintenance
• Ensuring the correct and proper use of all relevant equipment including fleet vehicles, tools, work wear, PPE and any other relevant equipment.
• Any other general labouring and housekeeping duties

To start your day, you will meet with your training mentor and look at the appointments assigned to you for the day, plan your route and set off for your first job. You must attend all appointments in the day, updating your mobile device in real time and liaising with the planning team for any queries. You may have to accept any emergencies as they may come through in the day and accommodate into your diary and debrief with your training mentor/RFM.

What you could go on to do:
This apprenticeship position will provide you with the opportunity to complete the required training to become a qualified electrician. There may be opportunities for successful applicants to progress into a permanent role with the employer, starting as a trainee progressing through gaining experience and skills to full electrician.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role. The employer will also provide you with a workplace mentor to support your development within the role as well as lots of additional training and development opportunities and enable you to participate in a range of organisational projects to enhance the skills you develop even further.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

What you should have to apply

• Level 2 apprenticeship in electrical maintenance
• Qualified to minimum GCSE grade C/4 or equivalent in English and maths
Personal Qualities

• Positive and highly motivated
• A high level of attention to detail
• The ability to work well during periods of change or uncertainty
• Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
• Professional and value led with integrity, inclusivity and respect for diversity
• Commitment to work in partnership with others for the benefit of Great Places
• Ability to work flexibly and when needed outside normal working hours
• Ambitious with a personal drive to succeed

• A requirement to meet the key criteria for and undertake training as required under the apprenticeship programme
• Methodical approach to solving queries
• Ability to work on own initiative, but understand level of responsibility within the team
• Ability to interact with a wide range of people
• Ability to prioritise work and manage a number of tasks concurrently
• Ability to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner when working under pressure
• Good written and verbal communication
• Ability to work effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders to give information/find information/resolve problems
• Organisation and ability to time-manage work load
• Able to deliver a high standard of customer service
• The ability to develop and project a positive image of Great Places through personal, written and oral skills

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