Epr Eye Limited

Maintenance Apprentice (Mechanical) - Advanced (Level 3)

Epr Eye Limited (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,504.56
38.0 hours per week Monday - Friday between 8am - 4:30pm
36 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
15 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

EPR Eye Limited is part of a larger group of MRE UK Limited, which is one of the leading independent generators of renewable energy in the United Kingdom. With a portfolio of generating assets with a total net installed capacity of 165MW. There is an opportunity for an apprentice to join the team.


  • Assist with routine and non-routine maintenance activities in accordance with approved processes and procedures.
  • Assist with the investigation of plant problems and identify solutions.
  • Assist with the preparation and presentation of technical reports.
  • Assist with maintaining work and activity records.
  • Assist with carrying out continuous plant condition monitoring routines.
  • Assist with ensuring effective planning is in place with adequate and competent resources available.
  • Ensure that safe working practices and procedures are adhered to in line with the SHE Management System.

Future Prospects

There may be opportunity for a full-time role on completion of the apprentice if the position arises.

Reality Check

Work within the maintenance team to develop into a multi-skilled technician but specialising as a mechanical fitter to carry out routine and non-routine, planned and unplanned maintenance to a high standard for a 24/7 power station. The biomass power station burns a blend of chicken litter and waste wood to produce electricity for the national grid.

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate in Word/Excel and Outlook
  • Basic understanding of maintenance engineering

Qualities Required

  • Be flexible to work when the power station requires maintenance support
  • Be committed to safety
  • Be self-motivated and hardworking

Qualifications Required

GCSE grades A*-C or 9-4 / or equivalent in maths, English and science.

Training Provided

Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship.

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