Streetlighting Apprentice 2019 - Level 3 - Midlands
Balfour Beatty
East Midlands, United Kingdom
12d ago

About Balfour Beatty and what we do

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors?

Then we have an amazing opportunity for you - based in Coventry, Derby & Northampton.

Take a look at what we do at

Balfour Beatty is the UK's largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people's lives and communities for the better.

We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you'll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks.

Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

About the role

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as a Street Lighting Apprentice. This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship.

What the apprenticeship will offer

  • Balfour Beatty Living Places offers a comprehensive training programme in Street Lighting Installation and Maintenance with the opportunity of completing industry vocational qualifications.
  • This apprenticeship will last for 4 years.

  • This training programme is designed for candidates who would enjoy working on various Street Lighting Installation and maintenance as part of a small team.
  • Balfour Beatty Living Places are working in partnership with local councils as part of the delivery of this project, including the installation and maintenance.
  • The structured training programme combines attending a local college to complete an advanced apprenticeship in electrical installation and on-site experience.
  • What you'll be doing

  • Test and inspect new installations, issue certificates and initial insertion of cut-out fuse
  • Install electrical equipment and wire only
  • Terminate and joint cables
  • Routine general electrical maintenance
  • Diagnose fault on equipment and replace faulty components
  • Locating faults on underground cables
  • Visual inspection : optical, structural and electrical
  • Who we're looking for

  • You will have a minimum of 3 GCSEs (or equivalent) coupled with an interest in Street Lighting
  • You will be focused on delivering high quality Street Lighting works, safely and to budget
  • An understanding of the importance of Health and Safety is essential
  • Have a flexible approach to your working day and be willing to work out of hours when required is essential
  • You will have a willingness to learn
  • Behave with integrity and demonstrating professional image at all times.
  • To always do what is right
  • As well as well-developed team and people skills, you have the passion and enthusiasm to keep the momentum going on a project.
  • You will be able to set the pace as well as the standards for the team.

  • You will also have the ability to describe what interests and motivates you to join Balfour Beatty as an Apprentice.
  • Salary & benefits

    We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered.

    Closing Date

    Applications are open until 29th April 2019, however we reserve the right to remove adverts should the roles be filled before this date.

    Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible as CVs will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis.

    Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ("Two Ticks") symbol and we are a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme

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