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)
15 March 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:

  • 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 for18 years old and over
  • Wage is dependent on Apprentice age

 

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • No previous experience required
  • However, due to the nature of the role a driving licence is essential

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiasm
  • Flexibility
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications Required

  • Applicants will need to have GCSE's in the A* - E / 9 - 2 grade range or equivalent

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Water Process Operative Apprenticeship Standard

The course is made up of lectures, tutorials, workshops and practical's.

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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