Veolia Environmental Services

Electrical Maintenance Apprentice


Veolia Environmental Services

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £156.00
40.0 hours per week Days TBC, 8:00am - 4:30pm
duration: 3 years
start: 16 September 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
8 September 2019 (application closing date)
You will complete a comprehensive 3 Year programme in Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance.


Duties will include:

  • Carry out basic electrical isolations when required
  • Carry out routine inspections and service plant and equipment in accordance with planned preventative maintenance programme
  • Carry out minor plant modifications including pump and pipeline installation and assist with the commissioning of new plant and machinery
  • Carry out all repairs and modifications in accordance with required standards
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping at all times
  • Assist with the maintenance of and updating of site risk assessments
  • Accurately complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner including shift reports and recording of maintenance carried out
  • Ensure that any remedial actions required after breakdown are carried out accordingly
  • Adhere to the maintenance program for all site equipment and machinery
  • Manufacturing, testing and packing the product line
  • Picking and packing of spare parts orders
  • Servicing and overhaul of equipment returned from customers sites. (There is also potential for servicing work to be carried out at customer’s sites in the future)
  • General stock control of all items necessary for the production area to operate efficiently
  • Ensuring all quality and production documents and records are maintained
  • Performing any other duties reasonably requested by management

Future Prospects

None specified.

Skills Required

  • Self-motivation
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving ability
  • Relevant hobbies and work experience desirable
  • Willingness to undertake and complete an NVQ in Mechanical Engineering
  • A team player with a high level of self motivation and flexibility, who must be able to work with the minimum of supervision
  • Good oral and written communication skills, with ability to interface with suppliers and key customers on both supply and technical issues
  • Computer literacy

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic and eager to learn
  • Interested in subject matter of apprenticeship
  • Keen to work hard and achieve
  • Happy working in a team environment
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Must be willing to travel to college and make overnight stays if required

Qualifications Required

5 GCSE grade A*-C or grades 4-9 (or equivalent) including maths, English and Science.

Training Provided

Advanced level Engineering Technician standard.

The Year one maintenance programme delivered at the AMRC Training Centre over a 26 week full time block programme will include the following compulsory units:

  • Handling over and confirming completion of maintenance activities 
  • Carrying out fault diagnosis on engineered systems
  • carrying out preventative planned maintenance on engineered systems
  • Maintaining mechanical equipment 
  • Maintaining electrical equipment