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Compressed Air Engineer and Installer Apprenticeship Air Power East Ltd

Air Power East Ltd, established 30 years, an independent, family run business covering all of East Anglia. A premier distributor of Compressed Air Equipment for Atlas Copco UK, selling Air Compressors to industrial end users, installing compressed air equipment, service maintenance and repairs of all types of compressed air equipment.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £240.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 5.00pm (one hour to be taken for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001820739

  • Positions

    1 available

  • To assist with planned maintenance on air compressors and to install compressed air systems.
  • To assist with installations and servicing and repairing compressed air systems
  • To organise and complete air tool repairs
  • To assist with spares identification, supporting goods in/out and preparing spares orders/finding parts for engineers as may be required.
  • To assist with goods in and stores
  • To support the engineers by attending equipment breakdowns and to carry out repairs
  • Complete relevant administration/paperwork in detail, ensuring it is clear, accurate and legible

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interest or experience in mechanics, pneumatics, working on cars/vehicles, plant or farm equipment
  • GCSE, or equivalent, qualifications or basic Mechanical / Electrical experience/qualifications
  • Good communication skills.

Desirable:

  • Full driving licence 
  • Knowledge of Air Compressor equipment /Air tools.

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills.
  • Enjoy working in a small team

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Mathematics and English Language, Grade C/4 or equivalent (essential).

Future prospects

There may be a vacancy for a full time engineer on completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Own transport to the office will be essential as there is no bus service. There is free car parking available. Work will take place outdoors and indoors. Some work will be on a computer. Will include working at height and lifting equipment. Overtime paid at time and a half.


About the employer

Air Power East Ltd, established 30 years, an independent, family run business covering all of East Anglia. A premier distributor of Compressed Air Equipment for Atlas Copco UK, selling Air Compressors to industrial end users, installing compressed air equipment, service maintenance and repairs of all types of compressed air equipment.

Employer

Air Power East Ltd

Address

Air Power (East) Ltd, Unit 10d, Shepherds Grove Industrial Estate, Stanton

BURY ST. EDMUNDS

IP31 2AR

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon sam.ridgeon@wsc.ac.uk

All apprentices will be required to achieve as a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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: 31 May 2022