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Apprentice Maintenance Engineer

Job description

The successful applicant will join Belvoir Rail Ltd as an Assembly Technician for an exciting opportunity working as an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer. You will work towards a Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard.

A mechanically minded Apprentice Assembly Technician / Production Assistant is needed to join Belvoir Rail Ltd in Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire. This is a rare opportunity for a practical candidate, who is looking to learn new skills, to progress their career particularly within the Rail Industry For over 12 years, Belvoir Rail Ltd has specialised in engineering solutions in the Rail Industry.

Due to ongoing success, we are now seeking an Assembly Technician / Production Assistant to work within our workshop environment and as part of our friendly team. Working closely with the Assembly Supervisor & Operations Director the Apprentice Assembly Technician / Production Assistant will work within the workshop environment to help assemble various products.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assemble both small and large products (requiring some manual handling)
  • Use workshop equipment (Hand Tools)
  • Anything else necessary to ensure products are assembled to the highest of standards

To qualify:

  • You are practical and mechanically minded
  • You are willing to learn to read technical drawings
  • You have an interest in engineering
  • You are willing to learn new skills and can multitask
  • You are computer literate

The successful candidate will gain experience of working in a production environment and working with mechanical & measuring equipment as well as finishing a product for dispatch.

In return the successful Apprentice Assembly Technician / Production Assistant will join a friendly, professional environment where you will enjoy ongoing training and development.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 10/11/2021

Possible start date: 25/11/2021

Skills required

  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) including the following is desirable:

  • Maths
  • English

In addition, candidates will be able to show an interest in practical engineering demonstrated through either practical learning activity or personal hobbies and activities.

Training provided

The Apprenticeship programme will be over an initial 1 Year period Training to be provided will include:

  • Day release at Nottingham College, Highfields Centre
  • Level 2 Engineering Operations

Future progression

A full-time position will be offered at the end of the training period.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Why do you want to work as an Apprentice Maintenance Engineer?

Second question
How will you travel to the apprenticeship, have you looked into your journey?

Employer information

Belvoir Rail Ltd has many years' experience in providing the rail industry with a comprehensive range of engineering solutions & products, with a focus on passenger & infrastructure rolling stock.

Address details:

Belvoir Engineering Services
Unit 11
High Hazles Road
Nottingham
NG12 3GZ

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Reference number VAC001768401
Working week 08:00 - 17:00 with 15-minute breaks, one in the morning and one in the afternoon and a 30-minute lunch break per day, days TBC.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 12 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Engineering Operative - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £180.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

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