Apprentice Track Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Apprentice Track Assistant

Location: Belfast, UK

Compensation: £13,721 - £16,727

Role Type: Full time

Role ID: SF51608

Inspire Change

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Rail Apprentice for Babcock Rail in Belfast.

Rail Translink

The Rail Apprentice role is based within Babcock Rail, Northern Ireland.

We're working to deliver multi-million-pound rail projects in Northern Ireland through our partnership with the rail operator, Translink. Whether you're a skilled or aspiring rail professional, there are some incredible opportunities.

Rail Apprenticeship:

Whilst on the apprenticeship you will:
Undertake work as directed ensuring acceptable productivity and workmanship.
Ensure all work is carried out taking due cognisance of personal safety and safety of colleagues.
Attend Training Courses and gain competence as set by personal development programme, always applying best effort and attendance.
Use power tools and portable plant where certified to do so.
Implement safe systems of work
Assist with the carrying out of auxiliary duties

Qualifications you'll get:


Level 2 Rail Engineering Diploma

BTEC Level 3 in an Engineering discipline

Higher level Apprenticeship (HLA) in Construction Engineering

What you'll need:
GCSE (or equivalent) Grade C or above in a minimum of 5 subjects, which must include Maths and English and ideally a science subject.
Good Communication Skills.
Dedicated and Enthusiastic.
Able to work as part of a team.
Able to drive or willing to learn.

What you'll get:
Generous benefits including:
Very competitive starting salary
Fully funded qualifications up to degree level may be available
Personal development training and opportunities
Pension scheme with employee contributions matched up to 5% of salary
22 days holidays plus bank holidays
Flexible working (by local arrangement)
Discounted shopping and half-price cinema tickets
Cycle to work scheme

Babcock International

Work for the world you want to live in. Work to leave a positive legacy that is felt for generations. Work as one team, one Babcock and create a safe a secure world, together.

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate, and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at the interview.

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