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Apprentice Maintenance/Service Technician Franki Foundations

Join a well-established organisation as a Maintenance/Service Apprentice. You will have the opportunity work on multi million pound, 80 tonne Piling Rigs, in an exciting fast-moving industry. With the right attitude the company will invest in you as an individual and your future, to ensure you progress with your chosen profession.

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Closing date: 07 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Working hours Monday to Friday 8:00 - 16:30 with 30mins lunch; 40 hours week

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Assisting in the servicing, repair, and fault diagnostic of Piling Rigs, including diesel engines, hydraulic systems, mechanical systems and electrics.

Accompanying the mobile maintenance engineers assisting them while working on equipment in a construction site environment.

Assembly of bespoke piling rigs and equipment, working to specifications and drawings. Testing and evaluating the design.

Working with the senior fabricator on welding and fabrication projects, either repairing or making new.

Documenting work carried out for service records and sourcing new parts

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

Level 3 Maintenance & Operations apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We may use higher level apprenticeships in the future to help you to continue your professional development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

With a century of experience, Franki Foundations is internationally known for deep foundation techniques and are part of the international BESIX Group. Delivering experience in small housing projects, to multi-million pound building foundation solutions. The strength of the company are its people, their enthusiasm and ability to take on any challenge and deliver a solution. The Plant Department maintains a fleet of OEM and in house designed piling rigs, along with the supporting equipment.


Franki Foundations


Markham Moor


DN22 0QU

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Training provider




01623 900468

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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