Job Description

What do we look for in our Apprentices?

  • We look for people who are passionate about maintenance and innovative technology
  • People who enjoy problem solving and getting hands on in their work, and want to deliver the exceptional, every day
  • You should be able to engage with and enjoy the theoretical side of the course which has a maths and science base.
  • At Mitie, our aim is simple: we work to deliver the exceptional, every day. Exceptional workspaces, served by exceptional colleagues.

    You’ll earn as you learn, getting rewarded for your hard work as you gain vital on-the-job experience with respected companies.

    We are an inclusive workplace, and we’ll do all we can to support you on every step of your journey. You can be you at Mitie; all that matters is your ambition to become a competent and effective technician or engineer.

    Minimum criteria – Maths, Science & English GCSE Grade C/Level 4-9 or above

    This Apprenticeship is for an Electrical Engineer Apprenticeship based in the South West region. 

    Electricians install, test and commission electrical systems in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Electricians might work in both indoor and outdoor settings. Electrical equipment and systems may include switchboards, motors, cables, fuses, thermal relays, fault current protection switches, heating, lighting, air conditioning and metering equipment as well as crime and fire alarm systems and renewable energy technologies. They are able to work on their own proficiently and work without immediate supervision in the most efficient and economical manner.

    They may contribute to the design of electrical systems. They are able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.

    Apprentice Responsibilities

    ‘Taking advantage of the opportunity offered’

  • To recognise this is a client facing role and therefore behave in line with company values, whilst staying true to whom they are as a person
  • To fully commit to developing their technical and behavioural know-how
  • To attend and pass all courses, assessments and training
  • To raise and concerns and queries with the line manager and Apprenticeship manager as appropriate
  • To ensure they attend all reviews and meetings with the apprenticeship manager/team, line manager and provider
  • To comply with all company, Provider and mitie policies and procedures
  • To attend the site, NVQ and Training Provider institute on the required dates and times
  • To ensure coursework does not fall behind schedule
  • To maintain accurate and up-to-date records to the specified standards at all times for the site, NVQ and Training provider institute
  • To ensure that all collage assignments are handed in on time
  • To keep designated manager/supervisor aware of progress and in particular to ensure that any coursework (NVQ) requirements are known
  • To be pro-active and involved when looking at forthcoming in-company work
  • To make records available for review as and when requested
  • To represent the company in a courteous and professional manner
  • To ensure that personal and colleague health and safety is of upmost priority when working, and if in any doubt to not complete activities , and to raise concerns with managers
  • To adhere to agreements, terms and conditions that is stated in their contract
  • For any such queries or a copy, then the Mitie TFM HR Admin hub should be contacted
  • Qualifications

  • *Must have Maths, Science and English GCSE Grade C / Level 4-9 or above – and be able to provide certificates *
  • Has a keen interest in the chosen field/role
  • Is passionate and has enthusiasm to take on new skills and develop fresh new ideas
  • Is self motivated and hard working
  • Has a logical, methodical approach to problem solving
  • Has a good level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Energetic and determined, with a strong desire and focus to deliver added value and exceed client and Mitie business targets
  • A team player with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, excellent written English and a high level of numeracy
  • Good Time management
  • Be able to implement change and adjust existing requirements to meet the work instructions
  • Exercising responsibilities in an ethical manner
  • Additional Information

    Health and Safety responsibilities

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times
  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment
  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received
  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system
  •  Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie’s information security procedures in all activities;
  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager
  • Report actual and suspected security incidents
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