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Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician Higher Apprenticeship - Guildford

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Job Details

26th July 2024
£21,840
Higher Level Apprenticeship
Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Software Engineering
Guildford

Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician Higher Apprenticeship - Guildford

You’re not just looking for a career, you’re looking to make a difference.  

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding. And we use the power of technology to help solve big challenges, like climate change and cyber security. 

From day one, you’ll have a voice at BT Group. You’ll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitch in with ideas, make things happen. You won’t be alone: we’ll be there with help and support, learning and development. You’ll make great friends, discover new talents, and feel part of something exhilarating.  

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world. Grab it.

About this role

Apprentice – Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician Level 4

This role is for our Power & Cooling Engineers who are at the heart of keeping BT’s networks operating 24/7 365 days a year. Utilising their expertise and knowledge in both Low and High Voltage systems, alarms, emergency lighting, cooling and UPS they ensure that the BT estate continues to work no matter the circumstances. Working with their experienced teams within our exchange buildings as well as other environments, including radio sites, rooftops and outdoors, they are required to support the variety of power systems and cooling equipment that ensures our network keeps the UK’s internet working.

What you'll be doing

Our network is at the heart of everything we do; from sending a text, calling your friends, to accessing your socials on your phone, anywhere, anytime. It’s constantly evolving, and we’re at the forefront of technology for the next generation of cutting-edge mobile networks and services. Our Engineering Maintenance apprentices play a key part in making sure that continues. Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding.

Your role in our team will be to ensure our Power infrastructure networks are regularly maintained and tested to satisfy both regulatory compliance and environmental standards. You’ll be working on an array of different hardware installed in our exchanges across the UK, ensuring that our customers have the very best experience.

About the apprenticeship you’ll study for

As a Lead Engineering Maintenance Technician, you’ll study for a Level 4 apprenticeship with Stoke College. You will be required to attend the College on a block release, Monday Lunchtime to Friday lunchtime. There will be approximately 10 blocks per year and the programme is 3 years in duration. Covered by BT.

20% of your working hours will be dedicated to studying.

Location

Candidates will need to be based within 30 minutes of the location postcode:

  • Guildford, GU1 4BD

Entry Requirements 

5 GCSEs at grades 4 – 9 (GCSE C or above) including English Language. We require candidates to have at least a grade B or equivalent in Maths GCSE. Equivalent qualifications are accepted and 2 A levels at C grade or above, one in a STEM or equivalent.

You will be required to hold a Full UK driving licence and will be provided with a work vehicle.  

Starting Salary 

  • £21,840

About BT

BT Group is the global powerhouse behind EE, BT, Plusnet, and Openreach.

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding. And we use the power of technology to help solve big challenges, like climate change and cyber security.

From day one, youʼll have a voice at BT. Youʼll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitch in with ideas, make things happen. You wonʼt be alone: weʼll be there with help and support, learning and development. Youʼll make great friends, discover new talents, and feel part of something exhilarating.

We value diversity and celebrate difference. Weʼll encourage you to be yourself, whatever your background. As Philip Jansen, our CEO, says ‘We embed diversity and inclusion into everything that we do. Itʼs fundamental to our purpose: we connect for good.ʼWhichever brand youʼre working for, weʼre all playing for the same team. And we all enjoy the rewards of being part of something bigger: the opportunities to explore new experiences, pursue different dreams, and climb challenging career ladders.

Weʼre always looking ahead. We donʼt just sell broadband, and networks, and security, and thousands of clever things youʼve never heard of; in our Martlesham labs, weʼre inventing the technologies of the future. If you want to sharpen your skills in digital, what better place than on the cutting edge?

Four brands. One team, 100,000 strong. Together, weʼre connecting the world. Come and play your part in building the BT Group of the future, one that will be net zero by 2030.

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world. Grab it.

How to apply

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Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.


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