Electrical Engineering apprenticeship

Closing Date: 07/12/2022
Contract Contract
Job Role Apprenticeships
Working Hours Full Time
Location Redcar & Cleveland
Salary Annual Wage - £10,004.80
Company ICL Boulby

Job Description

About the employer

Boulby Mine is a 200-hectare site located just south-east of the village of Boulby, on the north-east coast of the North York Moors in Loftus, North Yorkshire England. It is ran by Cleveland Potash Limited, which is now a subsidiary of Israel Chemicals Ltd. In early 2016, polyhalite mining commenced. ICL Group Ltd are seeking a hardworking individual to join their team as a successful Electrical Engineering apprentice. The successful candidate will gain a Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship.

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • During your apprenticeship you will spend time in the following areas:
  • Winder electrical department, covering:- large DC machines / thyristor control, PLC systems, logic gates, working at heights
  • Plant Electrical department, covering:- AC motor installation & maintenance, invertor drives (VFD/VSD), S7 PLC, Inspection and Testing
  • Underground Electrical Infrastructure, covering:- communications systems Tannoys/telephones/UG WiFi, HV distribution & maintenance including protection testing, Conveyor, Pump & Fan installation & maintenance, PLC & Instrumentation systems (Environmental monitoring)
  • Underground Electrical Production, covering:- HV trailing cables, HV maintenance, Mining machines: fault finding/breakdowns and maintenance (JNA control system)
  • PLC covering:- PLC systems in depth including SCADA, GE Cimplicity, S7 Siemens, panel wiring/building & fault finding, networking (Hardware and software), fibre optics, Virtual Machine environments

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • On and off the job training
  • Level 3 Engineering Technician (Electrical)
  • Day release at college or training centre

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Depending on the circumstances of the business upon completion of the apprenticeship programme there could be a potential position of employment available.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Above) Essential
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