Level 6 Building Services Apprentice (Commissioning) - London

Location London
Region EMEA
Flexibility Hybrid

RED are an expanding international M&E consultancy, with a proven track record in low energy design, focused on providing excellent design solutions to clients.

Through our market leading technical expertise, we enable the world’s digital infrastructure and develop the built environment whilst also helping clients realise ambitious plans for zero carbon-built environments. We cover the entire life cycle of any building project, with our broad capability offering saving our clients time, money, and effort. Our approach is centred around listening to our clients and interacting energetically with our fellow project stakeholders. We add value with our people, client service ethos, global delivery strategy, technical ability, and attitude.

We now seek an apprentice to join our Commissioning team in the London office.

Role Responsibilities

You will be working towards a Level 6 Building Services Degree Apprenticeship.

  • Undertakes project work, taking delegated responsibility for the preparation of commissioning management duties for Mechanical and Electrical installations
  • Data manipulation of original drawings according to specification revisions
  • Carries out independent reading and research to support drawing/specification accuracy
  • Liaison with site Commissioning Managers
  • Ensures document control requirements are fulfilled prior to issue by making sure commissioning plans, programmes and RAMS reviews have correct titles etc and are in correct order
  • Assist with the writing of commissioning implementation plans
  • Assist with producing a commissioning programme
  • Attend equipment factory acceptance testing (FAT) along with Senior Commissioning Engineers
  • Assist with producing reports following FAT visits
  • Visit sites and check the ongoing installation for commissioning readiness
  • Assist with producing a weekly progress report which will include a drop line of progress against the commissioning programme, dashboard report from test and commission tracker schedule, 2 and 4 week look-ahead schedules and a schedule of key issues/observations
  • Assist the Contractors in the preparation of the L1, L2, L3 & L4 commissioning test script documents
  • Attend weekly commissioning meetings with the Project Commissioning Manager and take minutes
  • L1 – L4 test witnessing and assisting in dealing with commissioning snags arising
  • Collating all test documentation for inclusion within the record documentation
  • Provide assistance to, and interface with the Technical Author in respect of the O&M Manuals - commissioning test documentation
  • Be part of a team and have the ability to review design drawings, specifications and technical submittals in order to produce commission-ability and technical review.
  • Undertake RED learning modules and attend internal CPD sessions.

Role Requirements

  • A-Level BBC or;
  • BTEC National Diploma DDM or;
  • Access to Engineering qualifications or;
  • Equivalent level 3 qualifications. Level 3 qualifications must include Maths and Physics
  • Applicants must hold 5 GCSEs A-C including Maths and English or equivalent (reformed GCSEs grade 4 or above).
  • Keen interest in engineering and problem solving
  • Keen to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Willingness to work hard to achieve personal goals
  • Ability to work to tight and challenging deadlines as part of a larger team
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good level of IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office
  • Committed to long-term, part-time study with the aspiration to become affiliated with a professional body ie IET iMechE
  • Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines


RED offers a variety of benefits, including but not limited to:

  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 days annual leave over 5 years’ service
  • Holiday purchase and buy back scheme
  • Hybrid Working
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme via salary sacrifice (Company funded cover is dependant on level)
  • Non-contractual bonus awards
  • Training sponsorship
  • Charity volunteering leave
  • Wellness days/ initiatives.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.

*This role will ideally suit those with the right to live & work in the UK without restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

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