Energy Recovery Facility Apprenticeship - various locations - Veolia

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Apprenticeship – Energy Recovery Facility Apprenticeship

Roles available in the following locations:
Chineham (Basingstoke, Hampshire) RG24 8LL
SELCHP (London) SE14 5RS 
Sheffield S4 7YX
Battlefield (Shrewsbury) SY1 3TG
Staffordshire WV10 7DY
Portsmouth PO3 5QH
Leeds RERF LS9 0RJ
Marchwood (Southampton) SO40 4BD
Newhaven BN9 0AB

Job Purpose
An Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) converts residual waste that can’t be reused, recycled or composted into energy. This energy is used to provide electricity.

The role of an Engineer at a Veolia ERF is a varied challenging role, you will be exposed to all aspects of the operation from plant operating techniques to preventative maintenance and emergency breakdown repairs. Whilst constantly striving for efficiency improvements. Advancements in technology require engineers to develop new skills and integrate new equipment on site.

Development included –  Level 3 Maintenance, Operations and Engineering Technician

Dimensions of the job

The scheme offers suitably motivated individuals the opportunity to complete an Engineering Apprenticeship through classroom-based activity whilst at the same time, developing the necessary skills, experience and knowledge within the workplace to potentially progress to a senior engineering or management post within Veolia.

Flexibility is key to the role as the ERFs run 24/7 so an element of shift work will be required in order to gain exposure to all the roles on the plant.  Secondments to other ERFs will be a necessity to broaden the experience so the ability to travel will be required.

Key Responsibilities The role of an Engineer at a Veolia ERF is a varied challenging role, you will be exposed to all aspects of the operation from plant operating techniques to preventative maintenance and emergency breakdown repairs.  Whilst constantly striving for efficiency improvements. Advancements in technology require engineers to develop new skills and integrate new equipment on site. State of the art technologies and challenging targets ensures no two days are the same for an Engineer in our ERFs.

Qualifications
Skills and Experience

  • 5 GCSE grade A*-C or grades 4-9  (or equivalent) including Maths, English and Science.

Behavioural Capabilities: Individuals who are passionate about pursuing a career in Engineering and a career helping to resource the world at Veolia. Some of the key attributes we look for in Apprentices are:

  • An inquisitive mind - you want to learn
  • An interest in Mechanical/Electrical devices
  • Are a self-starter
  • Motivated to succeed
  • Team player
  • Truthful
  • Have the ability to push yourself
  • Be able to manage your time effectively
  • Want to be the best they can be
  • Aware of Health & Safety
  • Want to work in a hands on environment

Veolia is an equal opportunities employer. Job titles and job content are presented without bias either of gender, race or disability and that nothing in either words or illustrations indicate any role stereotyping.

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