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JN Bentley Ltd

Apprentice MEP Engineer (27)

JN Bentley is currently offering the opportunity for apprentices in the north-east where you will gain valuable experience and develop a number of key skills that will help you to pursue a career in Mechanical, Electrical and Process Engineering within the clean/wastewater sectors
Location North East | Durham Contract type Permanent | 37.5 hours/week
Sector Water | Wastewater Salary Competitive
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Apprenticeships at JN Bentley are hands-on from day one; with a dedicated mentor to support your development throughout the course, you’ll have the opportunity to work out on site and develop key skills in civil engineering and construction operations.

What you’ll do

  • Getting involved in hands on practical work as well as supervisory activities to build our skills and knowledge.
  • You will help integrate the design, construction and commissioning of plant and equipment mainly within the Water sector by bringing your mechanical, electrical and/or process skills to practical benefit.
  • You will help play a vital in planning and programming of the MEP aspects of the projects we deliver; working with design and operational teams to support the design, planning, installation, testing, commissioning and handover of projects.

During the construction phase of projects you will work closely with our site managers to deliver projects. Duties include

  • Quality – overseeing installation subcontractors, ensuring the installation is constructed to the approved designs & engineering standards. Ensuring the final product meets our & client’s requirements – testing, commissioning, fault finding & producing completion documentation.
  • Safety – reviewing Risk Assessments & Method Statements, ensuring works are carried out in line with these. Overseeing electrical safety on site & ensuring procedures are being implemented correctly.
  • Commercial – helping to ensure projects are deliver to time and budget.
  • Contractual – understanding and working to client & suppliers contract conditions.
  • Documentation – producing Commissioning Documentation, in the form of, Commissioning Plan, Inspection & Test Plan, Factory Acceptance & Site Acceptance, Training material and completions documentation.

What we’ll offer

  • L3 Utilities Engineering Technician Apprenticeship (with the opportunity to progress onto a Higher or Degree qualification).
  • Support towards professional membership of either IET or IMechE.
  • Opportunity to work with experienced professionals that will support your ongoing development and career progression.
  • An assigned mentor who will provide on-going support.
  • Off the job training at your local office. However, they may be some training which may involve staying away from home.

Candidate Specification

  • 5 GCSE grades A-C (9-4), must include English and Maths.
  • A valid driving license is essential.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel to sites across your operational region.

At JN Bentley you will be offered a competitive salary and our core benefits include

  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Flexible pension contributions up to 5% employee 10% employer.
  • Life assurance of 4 x salary.
  • Income protection.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Health cash plan.
  • Car benefit.
  • Career and professional development opportunities.