Apprentice (Field Service Engineer – Instrumentation)

United Utilities

Apprenticeship summary

Want to be part of building a greener, healthier and stronger North West? We’ll provide you with industry leading skills and the experience you’ll need to succeed in your career. Come and join as an instrumentation field service engineer, you’ll learn how to install, repair and maintain our process instrumentation, control and automation systems.

Apply To Vacancy

Closing date: March 3, 2024

LCR BeMore
Wage:
£18,000.00
Total hours per week:
37
Expected duration (weeks):
205
Positions (available):
1
Date posted:
February 7, 2024
Possible start date:
September 4, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Advanced

As an instrumentation field service engineer, you’ll learn how to install, repair and maintain our process instrumentation, control and automation systems.   Therefore ensuring our water assets are available and are working correctly, helping to keep services running smoothly for our customers.

During your 48 month apprenticeship you’ll have the chance to develop valuable engineering skills as you learn how to install, repair and maintain our process instrumentation, control and automation systems. You will find yourself working on many different types of systems from simple level sensors to complex analytical instruments measuring critical parameters on our sites.

You’ll live and breathe the water industry so it’s important you’re willing to learn and gain an understanding of how we provide clean water for our customers.

During your apprenticeship you’ll learn:

  • How to work as part of a dedicated team focussed on ensuring our plants continue to operate at maximum efficiency
  • How to work with a wide range of equipment, be able to identify any faults and carry out routine maintenance, following the company’s rigorous health and safety standards
  • About scheduled maintenance activity and how to organise your workload effectively
  • Successful apprentices will achieve a Utilities Engineering Technician Level 3 Standard which is endorsed by the Institute for Apprenticeships
  • Training will be apprentice workplace and block release for 8 months
  • Instrumentation Field Service Engineer

Employer

United Utilities

United Utilities is responsible for water and wastewater services in the North West of England. Our purpose is to provide great water and more for the North West. We deliver 1.8 billion litres of water a day to more than 3 million homes and businesses in the North West, as well as treating all the wastewater which disappears around the U-bend. Keeping the region flowing relies on a vast behind the scenes operation, involving hundreds of reservoirs, treatment works and pumping stations; thousands of kilometres of water pipes and sewers and a 5,000 strong workforce.

Training

Training Provider:

UNITED UTILITIES WATER LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard:

Utilities engineering technician (level 3)