Apprentice Maintenance & Operations Engineer Westway Services Limited

You will be working on electrical power and lighting equipment and installations which are essential services within the infrastructure of a building that allows business operations and workplaces to function.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    40 hours, Mon-Fri, shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

Engineering Maintenance Apprentices will maintain the safety, integrity and effective operation of plant and equipment. The electricity generating environment, which technicians will undertake installation, testing, servicing, removal, replacement, maintenance and repair of a range of equipment, sometimes complex, as part of planned preventative and reactive maintenance programmes. They may also undertake decommissioning activities when plant is being removed from service.

Pay/working Hours: £220 per week, 40 hours, Mon-Fri

Expected duration of the apprenticeship: 42 months

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An elementary understanding of electrical installation.
  • Is eager to progress their career.
  • Wants to be an outstanding employee.
  • Being able to follow instructions.
  • Having good communication skills.
  • Being methodical and organised.
  • Having good concentration.
  • Being able to work to strict deadlines.

Personal qualities

The person we are looking for will be;

  • Tenacious
  • Reliable.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Fully committed to learning the job.
  • Not afraid of hard work.
  • Able to communicate in a business-like manner

Qualifications required

  • GCSE (or equivalent) ; Maths, English, ICT (or Science) Grade C or above

Future prospects

Qualified maintenance engineer, manager.

Things to consider

You must have the desire and willingness to complete the apprenticeship. Any important other information: •You will not be permitted to use a mobile phone on site during the working day. •You ONLY will be responsible for contacting the head office if you are running late or are sick. •You will attend training days at our Greenford site from time to time. •You will be appointed a mentor and you will be expected to communicate with them on a weekly basis, they will provide assistance for your day to day work. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

A first class technical facility services provider Since it was established in 2000, Westway Services Limited has achieved continued year on year growth. Our core service areas cover mechanical, electrical, air conditioning and refrigeration maintenance and management. Our customer base and the market sectors we operate in have grown to include commercial offices, critical business environments, financial services, banking, managing agents, healthcare, residential, leisure and retail.


Westway Services Limited



Odyssey Business Park

West End Road

South Ruislip


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Training provider

On-site training with a college assessor and also with a trained and qualified maintenance engineer plus one full day per week at college.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Construction

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Uxbridge College


Alice Armson

Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Oct 2017