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Commissioning Apprentices

Requisition ID: 57330

Domain: Engineering/Electrical

Contract type: Apprenticeship

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans Data Centers are seeking to appoint two Commissioning Apprentices to be based on our project site in West Drayton.

If you are looking to start your career our Early Careers programme will give you the opportunity to develop and grow via an apprenticeship. You will get paid whilst you gain job specific training and experience and will join a team who are committed to providing highly competitive design, build and maintain solutions for our customers in the data center, pharmaceutical and life science markets.

What you will deliver?

The Commissioning Apprentices will work alongside Mechanical and Electrical Engineers to gain hands on experience and site based learning at a Data Center project. The successful candidates will attend college to study the Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician L3 apprenticeship focusing on plant commissioning, isolation and testing, plant preparation, plant start-up and shut down, monitoring and controlling plant and dealing with critical operational problems. Whilst on site you will learn the 5 steps of data centre commissioning and gain knowledge of building services systems.

Working alongside an experienced team the key task you will be involved in are:

  • Attending workshops, and participating in as many learning opportunities as possible.
  • Assisting within the commissioning department, but also learning about other aspects of the company.
  • Assisting Engineers in commissioning and testing various systems according to project specifications.
  • Completing all tests, presentations, and other required evaluations.
  • Collaborate with project teams to identify and resolve issues during the commissioning phase.
  • Working in the project office and on site and traveling to other projects when required.
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control Training.
  • Tasks such as installation inspections, reviewing test results and collating test documents.
  • Taking ownership and responsibility.
  • Be aware of health and safety requirements in all aspects of the role.

The Maintenance and Operations Electrical Technician Level 3 apprenticeship will be over 36-42 months.

What we can offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 20 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalised support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • 3 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above including Mathematics, English and a Science or equivalent or relevant experience
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Due to the location study and work, it is preferred for the candidate to have a driving licence and transport or on the path to completing their test in the near future.

Who are we?

We are a strategic data center partner delivering every aspect of general contractor design, build, and commissioning for major data centers across Europe to provide new build, fit-out, complex retrofit, and upgrade through one point of contact.

Leveraging decades of experience with Bouygues Energies & Services and Equans in data centers, we deliver to every aspect of client needs through sustainability, health and safety, and wider engineering considerations. At Equans Data Centers, we’re unique in our ability to bring clients complete in-house expertise across many facets of consulting, architecture, construction, and engineering. We are a true combination of global standardisation and local on-the-ground expert teams in every key European country to ensure the right level of localisation. We have total control of our supply chain, with the robustness of a global and European leader in construction behind us. And our most highly qualified and expert teams are focused on client success above all.

This enables us to deliver data centers with the best possible quality, speed to delivery, and high repeatability and scalability – to realise client needs for cost transparency, low risk, continual availability, innovation, and certainty of planning and outcomes.

With more than 1,200 highly skilled employees, across 8 European countries, Equans has delivered over 300,000m2 of data halls, exceeding 500MW of IT space for major Data Centers providers such as VIRTUS Data Centers, Digital Reality, Equinix, Vantage Data Centers, Stack Infrastructure, Cloud HQ and many others.
Equans Data Centers is positioned to meet and exceed the increasingly demanding planning and capacity needs of hyperscaler and colocation businesses across Europe.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.