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Maintenance Engineer Apprentice P & I GENERATORS LTD

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Engineering Maintenance Apprentice for our client, P & I Generators. As a Maintenance Engineer you will be interested in taking things apart to find out how they work. This role will involve carrying out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance on plant /equipment.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    08.00 - 16.30 Monday -Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    45 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship programme forms part of Company succession planning for the future.

Joining the Company team as a Maintenance Engineer Apprentice, your role will be focused on supporting the customers at their sites. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret technical information
  • Respond to requests for assistance
  • Become competent locating and rectifying faults on machinery
  • Identify the best solutions when making repairs
  • Learn how to arrange for investigations by external contractors when required
  • Become competent ordering replacement parts
  • Learn how to record all changes made to equipment and plant
  • Become competent performing a range of routine buildings and facilities maintenance
  • Communicate, handover and confirm that the repair or preventative process has been completed using our tracking system

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

You will be trained, supported and monitored throughout the process. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be paid and day released to PETA’s Havant training centre for off-the-job training.  You will learn how to work safely, work efficiently, use technical information, maintain mechanical and electrical equipment and use hand tools. Your Level 3 programme will include, a level 3 Engineering work-based qualification delivered in the workplace by PETA, and day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate.

On succesful completion of the apprenticeship you will achieve the Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard. 

Overall duration 45 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship programme forms part of Company succession planning for the future. On successful completion of the apprenticeship progression routes will be available.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Positive attitude, Motivation and drive, Good hand to eye co-ordination, Good hand skills, Interest in maintenance


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

Things to consider

Benefits: Auto-enrolled into the company pension scheme after qualification period. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays. Free parking on site. Onsite restroom with kitchen facilities. Welfare and benefits package (free consultations, access to online GP, Gym Discount and Shopping Discounts). We would encourage early submissions of applications, as these will be considered on receipt and suitable candidates invited for interview. We reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement early if the vacancy is filled before the closing date. Overtime available

About the employer

P & I are a friendly, family run business who specialise in critical power solutions. We offer a comprehensive service including design, project management, installation, commissioning and service support. We have an established apprenticeship programme that has enabled us to train and develop people to become the best engineers they can be. We will train and support you so that your apprenticeship will be a great experience. Be part of our success story!








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Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022