Water Networks Apprenticeship

South Staffs Water (Incorporating Cambridge Water Company)
West Midlands
Competitive Salary Offered
10 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Water Networks Apprenticeship
Based at Walsall, West Midlands
Salary: Competitive
With a heritage of over 160 years, South Staffs Water (incorporating Cambridge Water) understands the importance of being able to adapt to change. We recognise the need for fresh thinking and flexibility in how we approach the future and respond to new challenges, in the knowledge that our decisions will impact both today and for the next generation. We are committed to developing talent and investing in people, the value of apprentices plays a great factor in our success.
We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic apprentice to join our Water Networks on a 3 year Apprenticeship. You will follow a structured in house training and development programme, and spend part of the week at a local College coupled with learning on the job with our experienced team members out in the field embracing new skills.
During your training you will be involved in responding to emergency incidents including burst mains, valve operations at our reservoirs and different company sites, dealing with minor plumbing repairs, along with obtaining water samples and dealing with customer queries face to face and customer issues on a day to day basis regarding no water, low pressure and leaks. You will also become proficient in carrying out risk assessments and reports in line with Health and Safety requirements.
For the first 6 months of the apprenticeship you will spend time rotating across different departments which include, Water Quality, Network Performance, Leakage, DLO, Planning Team and Echo, to gain the experience required to finally settle as a Customer Liaison Officer.
You must have a flexible attitude and be committed to learning and development. We are looking for someone with confidence and the ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels, together with the capability to demonstrate a 'hands on' approach.
We are expecting you to hold a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades 9-4. (Maths and English are essential- Level 2 must be achieved prior to the course) and to be computer literate. You must also hold a valid UK driving license.
As an employee of South Staffs Water you will have access to a range of benefits. For further details, please visit the Careers section of our website
Please forward your CV to:
Closing Date: 18th July 2019

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