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Maintenance Engineer Apprentice

Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Maintenance Apprentice for our client. As a maintenance engineer you will be interested in taking things apart to find out how they work. This role will involve learning how to carry out planned, unplanned and preventative electrical maintenance in industrial environments.

This Maintenance Engineer Apprentice programme forms part of their succession planning for the future. You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process.

Training to be provided

Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be paid and day released to PETA's Havant training facility for off-the-job training. You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and use hand tools.

Your level 3 programme will include, a level 3 engineering workbased qualification delivered in the workplace by PETA, and day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate.

You will be completing the level 3 maintenance operations engineering technician (MOET) standard. Overall duration is 45 months.

About the role

As a maintenance engineer apprentice, you will learn how to work safely
You will be learning how to locate and rectify faults on plant and equipment. This will include inspecting and maintaining plant and equipment
As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will also learn how to read, understand and interpret information, technical specifications and supporting documentation
This job will mean preparing work areas and reinstating those areas after the completion of the work-related activities
As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will learn how to assess and test the performance and condition of plant and equipment
You will learn how to remove components assess their condition then replace or repair them, returning plant and equipment to an operational condition
As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will also learn how to diagnose and determine the cause of faults in plant and equipment
You will learn how to position, assemble, install and dismantle plant equipment
Upon completion of work you will communicate, handover and confirm that the appropriate process has been completed
As a maintenance engineer apprentice you will develop communication skills enabling you to provide information to internal and external stakeholdersBenefits

Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period
20 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 to 4 days to be taken for the Christmas shutdown)
Free parking on site
Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities
Overtime availableEssential Skills

2 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalents) in Maths and English are essential
Your motivation and drive are the assets that will be best appreciated
You will possess good communication skills with the ability to communicate with peers and management
You will need to be open minded and willing to develop your knowledge and skills to support your future developmentDesirable Skills

You will have a good level of dexterity and hand skills
Demonstrate a real interest in maintaining mechanical and electrical items is desirable
You will have good hand to eye co-ordination
Your methodical and logical approach to problem solving will enable you to perform to make a positive contribution to all aspects of the job
You need to be able to learn through instruction and experienceAbout Company

Our client are a small and friendly team based in the heart of Portsmouth. They enjoy undertaking a range of maintenance and installation activities. This includes all aspects of services maintenance such as industrial machinery and equipment installations and breakdowns. They will support your training and workplace learning with their talented and experienced engineers.

Once you have applied for this apprenticeship, you will receive an email with an application form on that you will need to complete. Please monitor your inbox (and spam / junk folder) for this email and complete the form as soon as possible.

We look forward to receiving your application
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