Apprentice Maintenance Engineer TORRES ENGINEERING AND PUMPS LTD

Torres Pumps is a family run business who specialize in pumps. We are an Original Equipment Pump Manufacturer in Sheffield. The role will develop your knowledge and skills within a variety of engineering workshop processes and maintenance techniques to provide a comprehensive support service to our production facility.

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Closing date: 24 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    8.00am to 4.30pm 12.30 to 13.00 Lunch break. Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 May 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Reporting to the Workshop Manager

Main Duties;

Have an interest in maintenance engineering.

A willingness to learn and learn from others.

A basic electrical work and knowledge of PLC control systems would be advantageous but not essential, training will be provided.

Will gain experience of conducting repairs efficiently and effectively and be willing to implement skills learnt.

Will understand the need to react to breakdowns to minimise down time.

Will carry out preventative maintenance tasks on machines that are not running using a Pre-Planned-Maintenance schedule tool to record all tasks completed, once reached required level.

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

Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician - Level 3 Apprentice Standard.

Includes End Point Assessment.

1 day per week at Olive Grove Campus Engineering Centre in term time.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Sustainable employment with realistic opportunity to develop further skills and experience for the committed and driven candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent GCSE English Language and Maths (Grade GCSE 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Torres Pumps have been established as innovators in the pumping industry since 1981. Torres has a broad product range as well as specialist skills in pumping, hydraulics, pneumatics and electronic control. Torres pride themselves on providing solutions to difficult engineering problems and have for example provided pumps to satisfy difficult conditions such as 2 milli bar vacuum suction condition, 400 bar pressure, 475 degrees C. Torres has an extensive customer base including Shell, BP, Exxon, Croda, SmithKline Beecham , Cadburys, Suttons, Syltone, Tankfreight, UTT, P&O. UK customer list is in excess of 300 regular clients.






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Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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