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Apprentice Electrical Design Technician

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


TriConnex work with top housebuilders to connect the multi-utility infrastructure to residential projects, focusing on electric, gas, water, fibre and EV charging. We offer the widest product range to a high standard, regarded by many as offering the best customer service in the industry. We started in the South East, but as our reputation grew, so did the customer demand. We have now grown and offer our unrivalled service across the Midlands and South West.


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 programme offers you personal and professional development, enabling you to develop into becoming a valued member of our Technical team.

As part of your role as an Apprentice Electrical Design Technician, you will work in a hands-on role, learning our processes, facing challenges and driving results - all whilst learning and developing as an individual.

You will be enrolled on a Level 4 Power Networks Engineering Apprenticeship, which you will complete over a two and a half year timeframe. You’ll work from our head office in Essex, but as part of your Apprenticeship, you will attend regular college sessions and workshops.

Throughout your Apprenticeship you’ll work to a structured development programme, continuously growing with opportunities to showcase your contributions in delivering company objectives.


As part of your Apprenticeship, you’ll work closely with an experienced mentor 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.

  • Electrical Power Engineering;
  • Project Planning and Design;
  • Problem Solving.

As an Apprentice Electrical Design Technician, you will:

  • Gain a solid understanding of our processes, developing your electrical engineering skills whilst supporting the team to deliver results;
  • Focus on applying theory to practice, developing your interpersonal and professional skills essential to all engineers within an organisation;
  • Build compelling working relationships, developing your communication skills to collaborate with customers and stakeholders;
  • Develop your communication skills, both written and verbal, engaging with different parts of the organisation.


TriConnex 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:

  • Five GCSE qualifications (including both English and Maths) at Grade 4 (C) or above;
  • Three A-Level qualifications (including a Maths / Science) at Grade C or above, or an equivalent Level 3 qualification within an engineering principle;
  • An interest in construction and/or electrical engineering;
  • Good IT skills, with experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams).


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 our fantastic team, this position is based from our brand-new head office in Braintree, Essex. Provided with modern IT equipment, you can also receive a full working from home setup. We offer a hybrid approach to working, with a flexible mix of home working and office working on offer.

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

  • Competitive salary
  • Brand-new head office – onsite canteen with subsidised meals, pool table, ping pong table and free, onsite parking
  • Time off - 25 days annual leave, free half day on your birthday, early Bank Holiday finishes, Christmas shutdown and the opportunity to purchase an additional 10 days annual leave
  • Retail discounts - savings on cinema tickets, meals out, gym memberships and more...
  • Wellbeing support – free mental health resources and counselling, financial support services, inhouse Wellbeing Champion support
  • Volunteering Scheme – up to 5 days paid a year to volunteer with your chosen charity

Plus much more!

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As the business that continues to define multi utility in the residential market, TriConnex works tirelessly to ensure that our residential developer clients have access to experts in all existing and emerging utilities.

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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