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Apprentice Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician CALDER INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS LIMITED

We are looking for an apprentice Multi-Skilled Maintenance Technician (Electrically Bias) to learn & assist the department in the day-to-day preventative maintenance and complex diagnostics, along with other duties required. By the end the apprenticeship, they will be knowledgeable in all process & departments within a manufacturing environment.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There will be a % increase on the anniversary of apprentice's start date over 3 to 4 years until they complete their Apprenticeship, at which point they will be on the hourly rate of the skilled employees.

  • Working week

    7.00 – 4.30 Mon – Thurs 07.00-11.00 Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    29 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your responsibilities and duties will include, although not be limited to:

  • Gain knowledge and exposure to multiple departments and learn how they operate, from Quality, Engineering, Sales, Purchasing, Logistics, Health & Safety and manufacturing engineering.
  • Maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Breakdown response and efficient rectification
  • Fault diagnosis and rectification of electrical and mechanical systems involving PLC control
  • Achieve team and individual targets
  • Complete and control all necessary documentation around engineering activities
  • Achieve all activities in line with company regulations and health & safety guidelines
  • Planned preventative maintenance
  • Assist with driving continuous improvement and lean activities

You must have the ability and drive to;

  • Motivated to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and assume responsibility
  • Maintenance of machinery, plant and equipment
  • Relay logic and hard wired systems fault diagnostics
  • PLC/HMI bus systems knowledge
  • Medium to heavy  mechanical fitting work as and when required
  • Electrical installations to latest regulations
  • Control techniques PLC/drives/Comms

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will complete a Level 3 Standard Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship. If you do not already hold GCSEs at grade A-C in English, maths and ICT you will complete functional skills in the related subjects to attain Level 2.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Gain permanent full time employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Desire to learn/develop skills, Flexible, 'Can do' attitude, Confident, Positive and proactive


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4/Grade C or above) Desired

About the employer

Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with headquarters based in Chester, with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. Calder is one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide. In addition, Calder are also the UK’s leading specialist in lead engineering. The company designs, manufactures and installs radiation shielding and other products in the nuclear, medical and other markets.




C/O Calder Industrial Materials Jupiter Drive



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Training provider



Claire Garner

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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