Apprentice Process Controller (UU00585) United Utilities


Apprentice Process Controller (UU00585) United Utilities


UNITED UTILITIES, Catterall, Lancashire

  • Full time
  • U
  • Onsite working
  • Apprenticeship programme

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 918882ec0d7f456988bc1597f3c2564e

Full Job Description

You'll learn how to operate our systems and about the equipment we use to deliver drinking water to our customers, making sure it complies with strict compliance regulations.. You'll have a dedicated mentor on hand supporting every step of the way. All we ask is that you're willing to learn, be part of a team and can manage your time and workload.,

  • How to work as a team to ensure our water treatment works run smoothly and comply with strict health and safety and compliance regulations

  • How to follow our site procedures and standards to ensure that all of the processes that we use are working to their full potential

  • How to develop good personal skills and working relationships with our suppliers and contractors

  • The training you will be getting

  • You will gain a Water Industry Treatment Process Technician Level 3 qualification

  • Every apprentice is guaranteed a permanent position at the end of their scheme (as long as you meet all necessary standards and behaviour criteria throughout the programme)

  • During your first year, you'll spend one working week out of every month at our technical training centre in Bolton. If you're from outside of the area, accommodation will be provided for this period, excluding weekends

  • Once you've completed your apprenticeship you'll be asked to join part of a formal standby rota, which may require you to do some out of hours work. Don't worry your training will prepare you for this, but we do advise that you apply for a vacancy that's relatively easy for you to get to, as we would need you to travel to the site in Franklaw easily

    Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, GCSE or equivalent 5 incl. Maths, English & Science or Technology (Grade A-C or 9-4) Essential

    United Utilities is responsible for water and wastewater services in the North West of England. Our purpose is to provide great water and more for the North West. We deliver 1.8 billion litres of water a day to more than 3 million homes and businesses in the North West, as well as treating all the wastewater which disappears around the U-bend. Keeping the region flowing relies on a vast behind the scenes operation, involving hundreds of reservoirs, treatment works and pumping stations; thousands of kilometres of water pipes and sewers and a 5,000 strong workforce.

    Secure your future - every apprentice is guaranteed a permanent position at the end of their scheme (as long as you meet all necessary standards and behaviour criteria throughout the programme)

  • It's a springboard to your career - we provide you with structured training, a dedicated mentor and quality placements to help you shape your career

  • Inspire the next generation - you'll have the opportunity to represent United Utilities at key events across the region to engage with young people to bring careers in the water industry to life, You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training

  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field

  • industry or sector experience