About The Role
Morrison Water Services is recruiting for a number of Apprentice Water Network Operatives, to work on our Yorkshire Water contract.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain recognised and accredited qualifications whilst you earn and gain a vast amount of experience within a highly respected company. The role will involve constructing and maintaining the water networks in Yorkshire to assist Yorkshire Water in providing a top quality water service for the people who live in the area.
Specific activities relating to Water Mains and Service Laying:
Repair and Maintenance (R&M) of the existing Water network, where you will learn how to repair faults and other damage to water mains and services
Installing water services and ancillary structures, you will prepare for and install water mains or services using a variety of jointing techniques
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
You will ideally have a basic level of numeracy and literacy and will undertake Functional Skills Level 1 as part of the Apprenticeship programme, which is equivalent to GCSE qualifications
You will need to demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm to work outdoors
You must possess a high degree of manual dexterity demonstrated through the use of hand tools
As a qualified Water Network Operative, you may be required to drive a company van, to commute to client sites.
You must be able to travel to your home depot or work site every day, potentially at unsocial hours, and must possess a full manual driving license by the end of the apprenticeship programme
Apprentices will undergo training at the Utility & Construction Training Ltd (UCT) based in Carrington, Manchester. Here they will acquire the basic knowledge, skills and competence to enable them to work productively within the water network. The remainder of your time will be spent under supervision on site at Morrison Water Services and Yorkshire Water.
Whilst training at the UCT your travel to Manchester, hotel accommodation, and all meals will be provided.
Apprenticeship Development Scheme in Depth
As an Apprentice within Morrison Water Services, you will undertake both a technical programme as well as our internal EU Skills endorsed Apprenticeship Development Scheme (ADS) programme.
The ADS programme is a blend of online and face to face sessions, involving the development of soft skills and being supported by mental health/pastoral care. Some elements of the scheme are residential, which will take place around England. Therefore, applicants must be prepared to travel and stay away from home.
The remainder of your time will be spent with our training provider or under their supervision on site.
Whilst on your apprentice programme, your travel to and from the providers’ locations, hotel accommodation, and all meals will be provided.
Our apprentices start the training program on £9.67 per hour which has the annual salary equivalent of £22,627.
We are very keen that our apprentices develop and progress within our business, to reinforce the skills needed to deliver future work within the water sector. Beyond the apprenticeship, there will opportunities to take the next step in your career, into roles such as First Line Supervisor’s. We have additional training in place to facilitate this.
Please note there will be an Assessment Centre which will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2022. You must be able to attend to be considered for the programme.
What’s in it for you?
21 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
Above average apprentice wage
Personal Accident Insurance
About The Company
M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.
At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.
|Company Name||MGroup Services|
|Number of Positions Available||3|
|Website Link / Email address to Apply||https://search-jobs.mgsworkwithus.com/vacancies/11353/apprentice-water-network-operative.html|
|Sector(s)||Energy and Utilities|