Terex Pegson Ltd

Mechanical Engineering Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Terex Pegson Ltd (Employer)

Stephenson College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £195.36
37.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 6.30am - 2.30pm and Friday, 6.30am - 2.00pm
4 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Technician (apprenticeship standard)
2 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a Mechanical Engineering Apprentice you will be responsible for manufacturing machines that are used within the quarrying and recycling industry. You will use a variety of engineering techniques, including all aspects of Fabrication, Machine turning and cutting and Precision Mechanical Fitting. Feel this could be the role for you? Apply today!


Duties will include:

  • Cutting of raw steel using various techniques such as oxy-acetylene,
    plasma & traditional mechanical saws
  • Welding of raw steel components using manual electric arc & high
    deposition mig welding equipment
  • Machining of fabricated components and castings using manual and CNC machining
    centers to include lathe’s, horizontal & vertical borers and milling
    machining centres
  • Precision measuring & fitting of large bearings using traditional
    and modern technology
  • The use of Induction heaters
  • The use of Liquid Nitrogen    
  • Mechanical Assembly of large components using overhead gantry cranes
  • Hydraulic installations & fault finding
  • Testing of finished products
  • Applying Lean manufacturing tools & techniques
  • Working in a team environment

Future Prospects

  • Once fully qualified the successful Apprentice will have the opportunity to become a fully qualified mechanical fitter within Terex Coalville

Reality Check

  • As an apprentice you can apply for an NUS Apprentice extra card which can be used at hundreds of high street and online brands. https://www.apprenticeextra.co.uk/

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

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Mechanically minded individual
  • Good Communication skills
  • Have a keen approach to problem solving

Qualities Required

  • Self-Starter
  • Team player
  • Hardworking

Qualifications Required

  • GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and maths (or equivalent).
  • If you do not already meet these criteria, we will ask you to sit initial assessments to indicate which level you are currently working at

Training Provided

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Block release to our Stephenson campus, Coalville. (Part of the SMB Group)
  • Functional skills if necessary
  • On-the-job training
  • Off-the-job training
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