Challenge assumptions
Make it happen
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Apprentice Industrial Electrician

Salary £Competitive
Location Braintree, Stevenage
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.


eSmart Networks are enabling the biggest change in how we use energy since the industrial revolution. We are renewable energy experts, passionate about delivering the decarbonisation of UK transport and energy systems. We deliver solutions to empower the use of renewable energy, focusing on electric vehicle charging infrastructure and connecting green energy sources to the electricity grid.


This is the perfect opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’. You will work in an established business to add real value and gain experience from our accomplished team. Our Apprenticeship offers your personal and professional development, enabling you to develop yourself to become a valued member of our team.

As part of your role as an Apprentice Industrial Electrician, you will work on site, learning our processes, facing challenges and driving results, all whilst learning and developing as an individual.

You will be enrolled on a Level 3 Electrotechnical Apprenticeship, which you will complete over a 4 year timeframe. You’ll work from one of our sites in Kent, but as part of your Apprenticeship, you will spend weekly day release at a training centre near you.  

Throughout your Apprenticeship you’ll work to a structured development programme, continuously growing with opportunities to showcase your contributions in delivering the green infrastructure revolution.


As part of your Apprenticeship, you’ll work closely with an experienced Electrician, there to guide and support you. Your line manager will also be there to ensure you reach your full potential.

We understand that learning is key to developing yourself, and your Apprenticeship encompasses learning modules designed to help you gain the skills you need to succeed. Included modules are listed below, but for a full module breakdown, please click here.

  • Design and Installation Practices;
  • Organise, Plan and Oversee Electrical Activities;
  • Understand Inspection, Testing and Commissioning.

As an Apprentice Industrial Electrician, you will:

  • Focus on applying theory to practice, developing your interpersonal and professional skills essential to all Electricians;
  • Gain a solid understanding of compliant practice, developing your knowledge whilst learning our processes for safe and successful projects;
  • Build compelling working relationships, developing your communication skills to collaborate with the team;
  • Develop your analytical skills, learning to problem solve to produce innovative, industry-standard solutions.


eSmart Networks are passionate about providing outstanding service to our customers, so we are looking for motivated individuals who will relish the opportunity to make an impact.

You welcome the opportunity to be innovative. You are good at absorbing information, analysing problems, making decisions, and finding better ways of completing tasks. You have the resilience to make it happen, the integrity to keep your word and the credibility to challenge assumptions.

Here’s what else we need from you:

  • A strong interest in construction and electrics;
  • Access to transport to get to site;
  • Those without GCSEs qualifications in English and Maths will need to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills as part of your apprenticeship.  


We believe in creating an inclusive culture and work environment where you can thrive, innovate, and develop; but most of all, be yourself! Our company ensures work is a rewarding place to be, focusing on "Building Bright Futures" for our people.

Working in an accomplished team, this position is site based, you’ll be working across the Kent region.

What is more, you’ll receive lots of great benefits, such as:

  • A great team and support network around you; 
  • Wellbeing support: free mental health resources and counselling, financial support services, inhouse Wellbeing Champion support; 
  • Time off: Christmas shutdown and opportunity to purchase additional annual leave; 
  • Life Cover and Accident Cover (whilst employed by us); 
  • Birthday Bonus payment – to get your birthday celebrations off to a great start; 
  • Free water, tea and coffee on site.  

Plus much more!

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eSmart Networks, our Energy Transition business, provides public electric vehicle charging, industrial electrification and renewable energy connections.

The business was created to respond to the UK’s need for charging infrastructure as the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles gathers pace, and has since broadened its services to provide grid connection solutions and renewable energy infrastructure.

Working for any of the companies within the Nexus Infrastructure group is a rewarding place to be. We spend a lot of time at work and we know the importance of spending that time working towards a common purpose. For us that Purpose is Building Bright Futures and to support this our staff use our group values. Find out more here.

Nexus is a leader in enabling the energy transition by delivering sustainable infrastructure through our three subsidiary businesses.

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