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.


Main Duties:

  • Working as part of a small team
  • Ensure projects are delivered to technical and customer specification
  • All tasks completed in line with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality standards and regulation
  • No previous experience is necessary but your enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work as part of a team is essential

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 patterns, 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 old and over
  • Wage is dependent on Apprentice age

Skills Required

No previous experience required, however driving licence is essential as you will be visiting various sites.

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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