Electrical Engineering Apprentice

Job Number: INS-EEA
Profession: Electrical Engineering Apprentice
Salary: National Minimum Apprentice Wage
Contract Type: Fixed-term contract
Closing Date: 22 Jul 2020
Career Job Description:

International Nuclear Service provides specialist and unrivalled nuclear transport, design and licensing, and manages the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s inherited fuel cycle contracts with UK and overseas customers.

INS has extensive and proven expertise in irradiated fuel management and the transportation of nuclear materials. It also has the capability to design and deliver entire nuclear transport operations, engineer and licence new packages or undertake marine shipments as part of nuclear transport projects.

INS is based in the UK and has offices and facilities in France and Japan.


Electrical Engineering Apprentice

Apprenticeship Standard Reference: ST0152– Level 3

As an Electrical Engineering Apprentice at INS you will:

  • Assist the Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and provide engineering support for the INS Marine Terminal while undergoing a training programme from a recognised provider
  • Support the Engineering team with all aspects of site maintenance
  • Gain hands-on experience of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering roles and preventative and reactive maintenance
  • Support Port Operatives duties in assisting with slinging and fork lift truck operations

During your apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to engage in the following types of activities:

  • Service and maintain plant and equipment
  • Carry out and record maintenance of equipment in accordance with QA procedures and manufacturers recommendations
  • Attend additional training course as and when required to support the role and personal development


Security Clearance

Candidates will be required to achieve Security Clearance to SC Level.


Training Provider

Training will take place at Furness College, Channelside, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 2PJ

The successful apprentice will be required to attend college one day per week (day to be confirmed).

The duration of this apprenticeship is 3-4 years.



To be considered for this apprenticeship, candidates must hold the following qualifications and personal qualities:

  • Five GCSEs 9 to 4 (A* to C) including maths, English and science
  • A desire to learn and develop
  • High level of drive, resilience and personal integrity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work flexibly (including unsociable hours when required)
  • Ability to manage own workload, including time and deadline management
  • Ability to integrate and build productive relationships
  • Working knowledge of the application of HS&E, PUWER and LOLER through experience


Working Information

The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week; this is inclusive of a daily 45-minute lunch break.

Salary: Years 1-3: National Minimum Wage (£4.15 p/hr). Year 4: National Living Wage


Application Information

To apply for this role, please download and complete the appropriate application form the Energus website: https://www.energus.co.uk/vacancies/

Completed application should be sent to: INSRecruitment@energus.co.uk

Applications close: Wednesday, 22 July 2020

INS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications from women, BAME, LGBT+ and disabled candidates are welcomed.