Apprentice Rail Plant Engineer - Level 3 - Effingham (Surrey) - 2021 - Advanced (Level 3)

Balfour Beatty (Employer)

Ips International Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,000.00
40.0 hours per week Days and shifts are to be confirmed
48 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Civil Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
26 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an Apprentice Rail Plant Engineer. Working on complex Rail Plant carrying out maintenance and repairs under the supervision of experienced staff and trainers. You will work on diesel engines, hydraulic systems and electromechanical systems within purpose-built maintenance depots or on-site in siding.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To report to and follow work instruction from Plant Fitters and supervisor
  • To maintain, fault find and repair specialised plant & equipment under supervision and guidance
  • To carry out inspections on plant & equipment under supervision
    Live the Balfour Beatty Values
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of you, colleagues and other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions at work, and for the environment

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will study for and be expected to pass a level 3 Engineering Technician (mechatronics) Apprenticeship in Plant Maintenance – the apprenticeship will last for 4 years and for the first year of the apprenticeship it will be in college full time. We will support you through your formal apprentice qualification in addition you will follow the Balfour Beatty Enhanced Apprentice programme with a mix of development events and activities.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be able to develop your career further within Balfour Beatty, including the option to move onto the next level of your apprenticeship.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Science (Grade Grades 9-4 or A-C) Essential
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About the employer

We deliver services to the creation and care of infrastructure assets, including investment, project design, financing and management, engineering and construction, and facilities management.

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