Mechanical Engineer Apprenticeship (Level 5) - Foundation Degree (Level 5)

Energus On Behalf of Magnox Ltd. (Employer)

Bridgwater College Trust (Training Provider)

Annual wage £12,500.00
37.0 hours per week Monday-Friday 07:25-17:00
42 months (duration)
6 September 2021(start date)
Nuclear Technician (apprenticeship standard)
16 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Magnox Ltd is a subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) responsible for the safe and secure clean-up of 12 nuclear sites and operation of one hydro-electric plant across the UK.


What will the apprentice be doing?

As a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer you will oversee and specify the maintenance on mechanical systems and equipment. Our Mechanical Maintenance Engineers play a key role in ensuring that the mechanical systems on the site function safely, efficiently & remain complainant with all statutory requirements.

Key duties and responsibilities:

• Assist the Engineering Section Head to ensure that site plant is maintained and is suitably safe, efficient and reliable.
•Provide technical support as required

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

Apprentice Mechanical Engineer – Nuclear Technician Apprenticeship Standard Reference: ST0380 – Level 5

-Bridgewater and Taunton College – National College for Nuclear, Bridgewater
-length of training – 42 months
-training will be delivered using a blended online distance learning and block release attendance at college
-travel, accommodation and meal allowance included for block release if applicable

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

- Assistant Engineer
- System/ Project Engineer
- Operations Engineer
- Site Engineer
- Section Head
- Engineering Manager

Reality Check

Key things to consider: •Due to the remote location of the site, own transport is required. •The role will involve working outside, at times at heights.

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, commitment to safety

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Mathematics, English & Science (Grade 5 x 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
A Level or equivalent any Level 3 subject or 96 UCAS points (Grade Level 3 or equivalent) Essential
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