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Apprentice Rail Plant Fitter - Level 3- Eastleigh -2023 BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an Apprentice Rail Plant Engineer. Working on complex Rail Plant carrying out maintenance and repairs under the supervision of experienced staff and trainers. You will work on diesel engines, hydraulic systems and electromechanical systems within purpose-built maintenance depots or on-site in siding.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,750.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122874

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To report to and follow work instruction from Plant Fitters and supervisor
  • To maintain, fault find and repair specialised plant & equipment under supervision and guidance
  • To carry out inspections on plant & equipment under supervision
  • Live the Balfour Beatty Values
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of you, colleagues and other persons who may be affected by your acts and omissions at work, and for the environment

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

You will study for and be expected to pass a Level 3 Engineering Technician (mechatronics) Apprenticeship in Plant Maintenance – the apprenticeship will last for 42 months. We will support you through your formal apprentice qualification in addition you will follow the Balfour Beatty Enhanced Apprentice programme with a mix of development events and activities.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Following successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be able to develop your career further within Balfour Beatty, including the option to move onto the next level of your apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English and Science (Grade Grades 9-4 or A-C) Essential

About the employer

Balfour Beatty is the UK’s largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change people’s lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and you’ll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

Employer

BALFOUR BEATTY PLC

Address

Dutton Lane,

Eastleigh,

SO50 6AA

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Training

Training provider

IPS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

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 May 2023