Kier Integrated Services

Level 2 Water Process Operative Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Kier Integrated Services (Employer)

Bridgwater & Taunton College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £180.00 to £240.00
40.0 hours per week Shift pattern TBC
18 months (duration)
22 February 2021(start date)
Water Process Operative (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 January 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Working outside as part of a small team we are looking for hardworking and committed individuals to support with the carrying out of service/mains repairs and maintenance, meter installations and the installation of new water connections in the highway.

Responsibilities

Main Duties:

  • Ensure projects are delivered to technical and customer specification
  • All tasks completed in line with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality standards and regulation
  • Laying of ductile iron pipes
  • Laying of plastic pipe materials
  • Butt fusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Electrofusion of polyethylene pipes
  • How to carry out main repairs
  • How to carry out alterations to existing mains
  • Installation of polyethylene service pipes
  • Installation of new copper service pipes
  • How to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using dual spindle machines
  • How to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using single spindle machines
  • Electrofusion jointing for polyethylene pipes and ferrules in service laying
  • The repair and modification of service pipes
  • The installation of water meters and proprietary boundary box systems

Future Prospects

Following completion of the apprenticeship scheme you will have the opportunity to progress to lead a team which will enhance your penitential earnings.

Reality Check

Working outside in all weathers

Working on a shift pattern with being flexible to complete overtime to ensure the business needs are met

There are three different shift pattern, working the weekly hours over 7 days a week including Saturday and Sunday. Early – 6am – 15:30 Mid 7:30am – 17:00 Late 11am – 20:30 Overtime available and enhanced rates up to 1.9 the basic hourly rate

40 hours for 16 to 17 year olds and 45 per week for 18 years olds and over

Wage is dependent on Apprentice age

Skills Required

No previous experience required, however driving licence is essential.

Qualities Required

• Enthusiasm • Flexibility • Willing to learn

Qualifications Required

Applicants will need to have GCSE's in the A* to E Range (9 to 2) or equivalent.

Training Provided

Water Process Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship The course is made up of lectures, tutorials, workshops and practicals. There are 13 units altogether, these are:

  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utility sector
  • Understanding main laying of ductile iron pipes
  • Understanding the main laying of plastic pipe materials
  • Understanding main laying: butt fusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Understanding main laying: electrofusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Understanding how to carry out main repairs
  • Understanding how to carry out alterations to existing mains
  • Understanding the installation of polyethylene service pipes
  • Understanding the installation of new copper service pipe
  • Understanding how to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using dual spindle machines
  • Understanding how to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using single spindle machines
  • Understanding electrofusion jointing for polyethylene pipes and ferrules in service laying
  • Understanding the repair and modification of service pipe
  • Understanding the installation of water meters and proprietary boundary box systems
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