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Apprentice Engineering Operative Eagle Automation Systems Limited

Eagle Automation is a £7.0M turnover company and a market leader in the supply and service of high security gates, barriers and access control systems. Due to year on year growth Eagle are seeking apprentice engineers wishing to pursue a career in electro-mechanical/hydraulic engineering.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 8.30am to 5.00 pm with ½ hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Workshop based
  • Assembly and test  of gates, barriers road blockers, turnstiles
  • Assembly and test of control panels
  • Testing of hydraulic systems
  • Carry out fault finding and repair as per the check sheet and ensure it is completed and equipment is working efficiently
  • Report any additional defects found
  • Ensure the compliance of company procedures, such as Health and Safety; Environmental; Quality for all areas under your direct control
  • Housekeeping of all elements including premises, people, equipment and vehicles to the highest possible standard in order to portray a professional image

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong technical interest with the ability to fault find, diagnose and carry out repairs
  • Basic Electro mechanical knowledge.  Basic Hydraulic understanding
  • Use of power Tools,.  Safety in the workshop.
  • Good communication and report writing, completing paperwork/forms
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • IT Literate

Personal qualities

  • You must possess an ability to problem solve, work on your own initiative whilst demonstrating excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • This is both a challenging and exciting opportunity to work at a company that invests in R&D and its staff
  • Specific training will be provided

Desired qualifications

  • You will already hold a grade C/4 in both maths and English GCSE or equivalents

Future prospects

There is an opportunity to pogress into a full-time position after successfully completing the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The location of this role is remote, please check your commute before applying. Public transport options are limited therefore a full driving licence and own vehicle is an advantage. 

About the employer

Eagle Automation design, manufacture and supply of a wide range security gates, barriers and automated security products.


Eagle Automation Systems Limited


Unit 2

New House Farm

Vicarage Lane


CM16 6AP

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Training provider

New City College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by New City College


Ambreen Sabir 01708455011

This apprenticeship is delivered as a day release at our campus in Rainham, Essex. You will be required to attend college on a weekly basis. 

  • Level 2 Engineering Operative
  • Behaviour, Skills and Knowledge

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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