Uniper UK - Level 3 - Operations & Maintenance- Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Company: Uniper UK Ltd
  • Location: Rochester, ME3 0AR
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Salary: £302.10 per week
  • Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
  • Ref: VAC-00575
  • Application Deadline Date: 09/09/2024
  • Start Date: 08/09/2024
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Working Week: When at company - Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Brief Description

PLEASE NOTE, to apply, you should follow this link: https://jobs.uniper.energy/job-invite/85356/

A Uniper UK apprenticeship is your ticket to becoming an Operator/Maintainer of the future. This apprenticeship will teach you how to operate, fix and maintain a multitude of machines in an industrial setting.

Qualifications Required

3 GCSEs at grade 4 - 9, or working towards, in English, maths and science.

Personal Qualities

Enthusiastic,
Willing to Learn,
Curious,
Motivated,
Reliable

Skills Required

We are looking for capable individuals who have a combination of academic achievements as well as an interest in operating and maintaining power plants.

Training to be Provided

Together with invaluable commercial and practical experience, you’ll gain several academic and vocational qualifications throughout your time with us, which are fully paid for, including: 
● Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)  – off the job full time at Make UK in Aston, Birmingham in year 1
● Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) 
● Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)
● In house training in line with your requirements.

Future Prospects


At the end of your Apprenticeship, you’ll have some impressive qualifications under your belt, including a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering, a NVQ Level 3 in an Engineering discipline and a HNC qualification. This will enable you to gain rounded experience that could open up career opportunities including support for further education – even a degree! And, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an Operator/Maintainer with real work experience behind you – even better you won’t have built up any debt.

Get qualifications and experience – and get paid! Your starting salary will be £15,709 and this will increase every 12 months subject to satisfactory performance, so in the fourth year, you could be earning over £27,000 and once graduated be earning over £37,000.

Vacancy Detail

PLEASE NOTE, this advert is not administered by Make UK, to apply, you should copy and paste this link: https://jobs.uniper.energy/job-invite/85356/ to apply directly with Uniper.


At Uniper, we are pro-actively transforming the world of energy whilst at the same time ensuring security of energy supply. As an internationally operating company, we work in very diverse teams with the greatest possible working time flexibility for our employees. Our corporate culture is characterized by equal opportunities, mutual appreciation, and respect. With us, you will be able to develop new business models, work on technological solutions for a modern, sustainable, and future-oriented energy supply as well as pro-actively help to shape changes.

We take your training and development very seriously and invest heavily to provide you with all of the tools you will need to be successful as you progress your career in the industry. You’ll learn on the job, gaining vital hands on experience at our technologically advanced power stations around the UK whilst getting paid for it. What’s more, in years 1 and 2 you’ll gain formal Engineering training and qualifications with an offsite training provider ( living away from home whilst studying), in years 3 and 4 you’ll gain a HNC qualification and will continue your operations and maintenance development at one of our Power Plants in the South East.

We have teams of highly talented and experienced Operators and Engineers – who you’ll be learning from directly. There’s a real community feel – as you’ll be one of a number of Apprentices on the same career path together.

And, finally there’s our name. Uniper UK is recognised around the world as one of the largest power and energy companies. We supply power to 40 million homes and businesses – over 5 million of them are here in the UK. What’s more, we are also leading the way with decarbonising the energy network with new exciting projects such as Carbon Capture Storage and Hydrogen Generation.

This apprenticeship covers a range of skillsets and disciplines including mechanical, electrical , control and instrumentation, the chosen individual will specialise in one of these fields. So, if you’ve always been fascinated by how all things work and you love taking them apart and putting them back together again, this apprenticeship could be perfect for you.

Your main responsibilities may include:
• Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, spark erodes, grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
• Carry out daily machine safety checks on all Machinery, both manual and automated
• Carry out Preventative Maintenance on Machinery
• Carry out diagnosis and repairs of any faults on plant machines, which could include electrical, mechanical, Fluid power, PLC and automation faults.
• Read tooling drawings and produce detailed components within specified tolerances
• Supporting the Installation & development of new processes


Other Information

The first year of your apprenticeship will include a fully funded residential programme at Make UK in Birmingham, four weeks in Birmingham and then two at company throughout the year.
When at Make UK, you will be expected to travel to Birmingham on Sunday night to check into the hotel and travel home at lunchtime on Friday.
Daily travel to and from the hotel to the training centre is provided, as well as your breakfast and your evening meal being included.

Ready to start your adventure?