Maintenance Technician Apprentice

Job summary

Are you looking to kick-start your career? Do you enjoy making things, mending things, or tinkering? Then our apprenticeship in Estates Operations could be for you! Imperial has a vast estate, spread across several sites in London and the South East. We need skilled Maintenance Technicians to keep these buildings and facilities working, providing a safe and functional environment for our students, staff, and visitors. As our apprentice, you...

Job listing information

  • Reference FOG00518
  • Date posted 16 June 2021
  • Closing date 30 June 2021

Job description

Job summary

Are you looking to kick-start your career? Do you enjoy making things, mending things, or tinkering? Then our apprenticeship in Estates Operations could be for you!

Imperial has a vast estate, spread across several sites in London and the South East. We need skilled Maintenance Technicians to keep these buildings and facilities working, providing a safe and functional environment for our students, staff, and visitors. As our apprentice, you will be supported to develop the skills and knowledge to provide a range of preventative and reactive maintenance to building systems. Over the four-year apprenticeship, you will work towards becoming a fully qualified Maintenance Technician - a profession that is always in demand!  

Duties and responsibilities

Apprentices will be trained by experienced colleagues and our specialist contractors to undertake maintenance and repairs to electrical and mechanical plant and equipment and associated building systems, including cold and hot water systems, heating systems, ventilation, electrical systems, and much more. You will also have work placements and gain hands-on experience with other Estates Operations teams, including Project Delivery, Engineering Workshop, Energy & Environment, and Engineering. You will combine your workplace training with a weekly day-release programme of practical and classroom-based sessions, fully aligned to the level 3 Building Services Engineering Service and Maintenance Engineer apprenticeship standard, and delivered in Dagenham, Essex. As well as earning a competitive salary, you will build a wide range of technical skills and gain a formal qualification that will help you in your future career.

Find out more about Estates Operations

Essential requirements

Applicants will need (or expect to gain) grade 9–4 (A*-C) at GCSE in Maths and English. No prior work experience is required. We are looking for people who are passionate about making or mending; to be considered for interview, applicants must tell us in their application about things they have made or repaired, which could include projects at home, work, or school.

Further information

To apply, please visit our website.

Type of contract: full time, fixed term for four years

 

Please note that applicants who do not provide a written supporting statement will not be considered for interview.

 

Closing date – 30 June 2021

First-stage interviews for this post are expected to take place during the week beginning 19 July 2021

Find out more about being an apprentice at Imperial

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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