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Apprentice Engineering Technician Macs Automated Bollard Systems Ltd

Macs Automated Bollard Systems Ltd are looking for an Apprentice Engineering Technician to join their team. You will undertake installation, testing, servicing, removal and replacement of security bollards and entry systems.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 09:00 - 17:00 and Friday, 09:00 - 16:00.

    Total hours per week: 34.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    25 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Position, assemble, install, and dismantle electrical equipment, which will include motors, switchgear, cables & conductors, to agreed specification
  • Carry out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance procedures on electrical plant and equipment
  • Replace, repair and/or remove components in electrical plant and equipment and ensure its return to operational condition
  • Diagnose and determine the cause of faults in electrical plant and equipment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and teamworking skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and presentable
  • Willing to learn and able to follow instructions
  • Able to use initiative
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Flexible
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised and methodical

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential to progress into permanent full-time employment upon completion.

Things to consider

You may be required to work away from home sometimes, but hotel and meals will be provided.

Driving licence would be a bonus.

About the employer

Automatic Bollards - Rising Bollards for the 21st Century.

Macs Automated Bollard Systems Ltd specialise in the design, installation and maintenance of automatic rising bollards systems and associated equipment for use in a number of projects, from private driveways to city centre regeneration all across the UK, including Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. We strive to develop the highest quality performance rising bollards and traffic control systems in the world.

Our experience and constant research has resulted in a wide range of bespoke function and operational protocol; we are able to deliver site specific vehicle control systems resulting in tranquillity returning to your city or town centre.


Macs Automated Bollard Systems Ltd


1b Unit


Tameside Business Park


M34 3QS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Limited (The)


Melanie Bailey 0161 624 5360

Level 3 Engineering Fitter apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Full training will be given by the employer with day release to be carried out at OTC's premises.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Once the OTC application has been completed a member of the recruitment team will make contact to arrange the next steps.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2021