Apprentice Engineer - Advanced (Level 3)


Scx Limited

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Weekly wage £155.63
37.5 hours per week Times TBC.
duration: 3 years
start: 21 September 2020
Advanced (Level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
14 September 2020 (application closing date)
To work toward a structured training and development program to become a fully qualified Mechanical or Electrical Service Engineer.


Job Summary:

To work toward a structured training and development program to become a fully qualified Mechanical or Electrical Service Engineer.

Additional Information:

  • Attendance at AMRC TC is required to reach NVQ level 3 and BTEC level 3 in Mechatronics Maintenance
  • Following achievement of the above, Apprentices will be enrolled on a HNC course in Mechatronics Maintenance
  • In house training and development will be provided alongside external mandatory health and safety training
  • Apprentices will work alongside Mentor(s) to gain practical experience

Main Duties and Responsibilities of a Service Engineer:

  • Refurbishment/ Modernisation of Cranes, Hoists and Lifting Equipment
  • Crane and Gantry installation, inspection, testing and commissioning
  • Jib Crane installation, inspection, testing and commissioning
  • To carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and identify potential mechanical and electrical problems with our reporting system
  • To carry out service follow-up (SFU) and/or project modernisation work related to crane conversion or refurbishment
  • To attend emergency breakdowns, identify faults and carry out effective repairs. These will generally be electrical problems, possibly PLC related
  • To document all site visits using our cutting-edge reporting technology

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Good standard of secondary education (A-C)
  • Must be able to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Must be willing to work toward a structured training program
  • Willingness to travel and/or lodge away from home. Toward the end of the program Apprentices will be required to lodge away, as this may be a requirement once qualified
  • Willingness to work overtime and work weekends.  This can sometimes be a requirement of qualified engineers’ dependant on the location of some jobs
  • The individual should be self-motivated and take responsibility for their own development

Future Prospects

Enhanced employability once qualified.

Reality Check

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
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Skills Required

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

  • Friendly outgoing personality

Qualifications Required

5 GCSEs grades 4/C and above to include maths, English & Science or equivalents.

Training Provided

  • Engineering Technician
  • 3 years training to be provided by AMRC Training Centre
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