Female Apprentice Service & Repair Engineer

  • Job Reference: R0055260
  • Date Posted: 3 June 2024
  • Employer: Centrica
  • Website: http://www.centrica.com/careers
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £17,850 to £32,733
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Female Apprentice Service & Repair Engineer

We've got big ambitions - and we know you do too.

We want to hire more female engineers. A lot more.

This isn't about numbers on a page. It's about changing the face of engineering and shaping the future of our planet.

We know this advert might raise eyebrows - and we're ok with that.

*** Please note applications for this role are open to everyone ***

We're so passionate about this that we're prepared to push the boundaries to get us there. Are you with us?

Dare to make a difference? Read on and check the bottom of the advert to see if are recruiting in your area.

Bring your energy and ignite your career with award-winning training, powerful perks and an opportunity to make a true impact to not only our planet, but people too. Working here is #MoreThanACareer.

We're British Gas. We've kept Britain's homes warm for over 200 years but we're only just heating up. Today, we stand on the cusp of a brighter, greener future. With two centuries of experience, we're not just riding the energy wave - we're driving it. As we aid our customers through challenging times, with a climate crisis knocking, we're now suiting up for our biggest mission yet: Net Zero by 2050.

No experience? No problem. Here's the drill.

We're looking for women that are ready to dive headfirst into the world of Gas Service & Repair. Age? Background? Just numbers and stories that make you, you. We're here for your drive, your passion, and that fire in your eyes.

At our award-winning academies, you'll absorb the wisdom, grasp the skills, and earn the qualifications to emerge as a top-tier Installations Engineer - a true household hero. Under the wing of our experienced engineers, you'll soon learn how to deliver energy efficient solutions to our customers through servicing, maintaining & repairing central heating systems.

Don't be fooled, this isn't your average gig; it's a hands-dirty, sleeves-up, heads-down role. But it is one like no other, where you'll play a pivotal role in providing energy-efficient solutions that directly impact the lives of families every single day, ensuring their homes are warm and their kettles boiled.

We do have some requirements:

  • 4 GCSEs, ideally including Maths & English, at grade C/4 or above or a recognised equivalent

  • A genuine passion for learning a trade, striving for a successful career & providing awesome customer service

  • A full UK driving licence with 6 points or less

  • Availability to attend training at our UK-wide academies, with provided accommodation and travel if needed.

  • Want to know what a day in the life of a British Gas Service & Repair Engineer is like, visit our website & watch our day in the life of video where you'll meet one of our team, Katie: www.centrica.com/careers/apprenticeships

You'll be powered by perks.

Working for the UK's biggest and most trusted energy company has its perks. As part of the Centrica family, in addition to your role-based package, you'll also receive our industry-leading core benefits, that gives you so much more than just money in the bank.

  • £17,850 starting salary rising to £23,877 (week 52), £24,675 (week 70), on successful completion of apprenticeship scheme you'll move to £32,886

  • Once performing at the same level as a fully competent and capable Repair Engineer your salary will increase to £43,733

  • London Geo allowance where applicable

  • You'll get your own Iconic British Gas Blue Van with a Fuel Card, Mobile Phone & Tablet

  • 33 days holiday (plus the chance to buy more) (incl. of BH)

  • We give all employees a discount on their energy bills.

  • Each year, we give colleagues a slice of our profits as company shares.

  • Impressive Pension Scheme - we'll contribute up to 10% of your salary.

  • Share incentive plan - for every 2 Centrica shares you buy, we'll give you a free share.

  • Healthcare Plan & GP24 - Virtual GP available 24/7

  • My Health Service - holistic wellbeing support

  • My Care - Confidential support service available 24/7

  • Free Eye Test and glasses, should you need them.

  • Life Assurance - Should the worst happen to you; your loved ones receive a pay-out of 4x your salary.

  • Income protection - if you're unable to work due to a long-term illness/injury you'll still get 66% of your salary.

  • Huge discounts for friends and family on products such as EV Chargers, Solar Panels, and boilers.

  • Funded Legal Help

You'll also get to choose from whole host of additional benefits to suit your own lifestyle through our benefits+ platform which includes extras like technology discounts, gym passes, dining out cards and an electric car scheme.

We believe that a better you, paves the way for a better tomorrow.

We're a people place. That means we support all the different realities our people face. School run? No problem. We're looking for people to add to our culture - not fit in with it. We serve over 10 million customers each year. We know that to be better for them, we need a workforce that reflects the perspectives of the communities they reside in. Our Diversity is the fuel to our flame - it's what sparks our innovation, fosters resilience, and makes us a genuinely great place to work.

We're currently recruiting in the following locations. If you don't see your home area, please don't let that stop you applying. We'll let you now when we are recruiting in your area.

  • North Scotland (Inc. Aberdeen & Inverness)

  • Manchester

  • Oxford

  • Reading

  • Cambridge

  • Hertfordshire

  • London

  • Surrey

  • Sussex

  • Kent