Spotlight on ... Oakray

Oakray is one of many contractors who work with us. They have a commitment to helping people who work for them to develop through training and on the job experience.

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Oakray provides mechanical, electrical and security services and solutions to a wide range of commercial and domestic clients including Uttlesford District Council.


Whether you're looking for your first job or for a change of career Oakray has a number of schemes to help you.


Work experience

For anyone starting out who might want to get some experience of working for a large employer. 


Here is what you get:

  • Two week placement
  • Various training
  • A mentor for the time you are with us
  • A reference for future use
  • Certificate of achievement    



If you are thinking about applying for an apprenticeship but are not sure then you can get a taster with our pre-apprenticeship scheme.


Here is what you get:

  •  Minimum of six week programme
  • Travel expenses and lunch paid for
  • Various training which is relevant to the sector of the industry you are interested in
  •  A personal mentor
  • Obtain a reference for future employment
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Opportunity to progress 


Apprenticeship scheme

Apply to be become an apprentice and gain a wide range of skills to help develop you career.


Here is what you get

  • Minimum of 1 year in full time employment
  • Competitive salary
  • Various training which is relevant to the industry
  • Obtain a reference for future employment
  • On-the-job learning and ongoing support
  • Obtain a recognised NVQ qualification
  • Opportunity to progress


Current opportunities with Oakray

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Or, to find out more, just visit the Oakray Careers and Opportunities site.


Contact Oakray

For more information on our Apprenticeship scheme, please contact Georgie Mottram from our HR Department.