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2023 Professional Apprenticeship – Building Services Trainee

We're looking for bright and motivated school leavers who will bring energy, new ideas and a fresh perspective to help us become the recognised leader and transform the construction and engineering industry.   

Role Overview  

Laing O'Rourke

Changing the game

A Building Services Technician Engineer assists in the engineering and management of mechanical, electrical, and public health (MEP) installations throughout the lifecycle of construction projects. As part of the Technical Function, successful candidates will sit in the MEICA (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Communication, Automation) division supporting our building services projects.

Experience will be obtained across the MEP disciplines initially, before specialising in either mechanical, electrical or public health engineering.

Building Services Technician Engineers help to ensure technical excellence and the safe and effective delivery of projects through design, procurement, technical appraisal, installation, commissioning, and handover stages.

Off-site manufacturing solutions, Digital Engineering methods and sustainable technologies are at the forefront of how we deliver projects and Building Services Technician Engineers are key to help drive this for MEP works.

Apprenticeship Level and Standard

This apprenticeship starts at Level 4 Building Services Engineering Senior Technician then moves onto a Level 6 Building Service Engineering Site Management.

Apprenticeship Provider  

Laing O'Rourke collaborate with trusted and approved training providers for our apprenticeship delivery. Successful candidates will be required to make an application to our preferred provider for the apprenticeship route you have chosen.  

Entry Grades 

  • 5 GCSEs - preferably grades 7-4 in Maths, English and Science 
  • 3 A-levels must include Maths or Physics or BTEC or Equivalent    

Entry requirements  

We are looking for candidates who meet the following criteria:   

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK with a valid work permit    
  • Entry grades will be listed within each job description, and they will differ from role to role   
  • To qualify for this programme, you will need to have a minimum of three A-Levels/or equivalent   

The Laing O'Rourke Professional Apprenticeship Programme - what can you expect?  

Our professional apprenticeship programme has been developed to ensure you are supported throughout every step of your journey, combining work-based experience with off-the-job training. You will be stretched, challenged, and supported by a business that views your professional development and formal qualification as a priority.      

Our programme will provide a fully funded day or block release Level 4 (HNC) and/or Level 6 (degree) apprenticeship in your chosen vocation, while working as a full time Laing O'Rourke employee. It will also include a series of bespoke development modules, and technical training opportunities, strategically placed to support you at key stages of your apprenticeship journey.

During the programme you will work across a range of projects, which will offer the breadth and variety to support your occupational competency and will contribute towards the achievement of your apprenticeship and professional accreditation.  

**The Professional Apprenticeship Programme will commence in September 2023**    

Benefits

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident and Injury Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Pension - basic & enhanced scheme
  • Annual Leave
  • Discounts Portal
  • Online Doctor
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Work-Life Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Car / Car Allowance (*Role dependant)

 We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: February 24th, 2023
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • Multiple UK Locations

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