Entry & Exit systems Maintenance Engineer Apprentice Poyntell Industries

Working on a single site in central London you will work with a senior employee looking after a number of different door opening, closing and locking systems.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 with OOH work as required

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a unique opportunity to work on a sensitive site in central London assisting us in maintaining a variety of opening, closing and securing systems on a wide variety of doors including timber, glazed, metal and heritage doors. This role will involve both mechanical and electronic items needing to be serviced and maintained on both a planned and reactive basis. You will be assisting and working under the guidance of our Technical Director.

The role demands a reliable and responsible person who has shown an excellent attention to detail in their work and displays a good level of maturity. 

Examples of work include:

  • Examining and servicing opening and closing mechanisms.
  • Identifying faulty components and rectifying via mending or replacement as required.
  • Completing and maintaining PPM schedules for a variety of systems.
  • Testing and maintaining electronic lock systems.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical.
  • Good at following detailed instructions.
  • Adaptable.
  • Good with both heights and confined spaces.
  • Careful and precise.
  • Polished customer service skills.
  • An analytical and mathematical mind.

Personal qualities

  • Good team player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Clean, tidy and presentable.
  • Technically minded and technically interested.
  • Mature outlook.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Willing to complete in house training and an external Apprenticeship.
  • Must be punctual.

Qualifications required

  • At Least 5 GCSEs or equivalent at A to C grade and must include Maths and English.

Future prospects

We are looking to develop the next generation of specialist engineers within the company. If you show the application and aptitude during your apprenticeship then the prospects of developing an interesting and specialist career with us are high.

Things to consider

This is a unique opportunity to work on a unique site where personal appearance, professional conduct and good technical abilities are a pre-requisite. Work will sometimes be highly demanding due to the nature of the client and this can mean longer hours, early starts or late finishes depending on when access can be obtained to areas on site. You will need to be mature in approach, flexible and 100% reliable.

About the employer

A long standing entry and exit specialist contractor


Poyntell Industries


The Jewel House

Old Palace Yard



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Additional location information

You will not be working at this location. You will be required to work nearby at a sensitive location.

Training provider

  • Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
  • Functional Skills Qualification in English, Maths and ICT at Level 2.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR Booklet).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Havering College of Further & Higher Education


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017