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Street Lighting Apprentice

Job Introduction

Are you an aspiring Electrical Apprentice looking for your first role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you.

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Street Lighting Apprentice to join the team at our offices in Bangor, Gwynedd. We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Abergwyngregyn, Llandudno, Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Abergele, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Bodelwyddan, Denbigh, Ruthin, Llangollen, Bala, Barmouth, Portmeirion, Porthmadog, Penygroes, Caernarfon and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Site Manager, the Street Lighting Apprentice will embark on a dynamic career in the street lighting industry. In this role, you will work closely with experienced electricians to install, maintain, and repair street lighting systems.

Life on site will involve working both inside and outside.  It won’t always be glamorous and sometimes you might find yourself in a dusty or confined environment.  However, your safety and health is our number one priority and full protective clothing and equipment is provided.  Your colleagues are there to help and look out for each other; and safety is everyone’s responsibility.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Street Lighting Apprentice will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Assisting in the installation of streetlight fixtures
  • Troubleshooting electrical issues and ensuring compliance with safety standards.
  • Collaborating with experienced electricians to troubleshoot and repair electrical faults in street lighting infrastructure
  • Learning and applying knowledge of electrical codes and safety regulations relevant to street lighting installations and highways working
  • Performing routine inspections to identify potential issues and ensure proper functioning of street lighting equipment
  • Working closely with the team to execute scheduled maintenance and address emergency repairs promptly
  • Operating and maintaining tools and equipment used in street lighting projects
  • Following established protocols for ensuring the quality and efficiency of street lighting installations

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Street Lighting Apprentice who is in receipt of the following:

  • A Basic understanding of electrical theory
  • Strong commitment to safety practices and procedures
  • Ability to work well in a team and follow instructions from experienced electricians
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies in street lighting

Educational Qualifications required:

Preferably GCSEs A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) in both English and Maths, however D or 3 are acceptable because the college can provide additional support to achieve the required standard of qualifications for the apprenticeship.

Why Us

For the successful Street Lighting Apprentice, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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