Field Service Apprentice (Level 4 Electrical Power Networks Engineer) BRUSH TRANSFORMERS LIMITED

Brush in Loughborough are recruiting a Field Service Engineer to join their team in Summer 2023. The apprentice will carry out on-site/off-site maintenance, inspections, repairs, installation, retrofits and modification of BRUSH’s range of Tapchanger and Transformer products. A fantastic opportunity with excellent progression opportunities!

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days holiday (including Christmas Shutdown) + 8 days bank holidays

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 6 - 12 months of product specific factory training on all aspects of transformer manufacture (factory based). This will include all areas of the business from tender stage through to final test.
  • Maintenance, repair, installation and retrofit of the companies range of Tapchanger and Transformer products, both on site and in our Loughborough factory. Initial 12 months will be factory based.
  • Disassemble, overhaul, fault find, repair, rebuild Tapchanger’s, transformers both on-site and in-works as required.
  • Work to specifications and technical requirements.
  • Undergo training as necessary, to ensure that current and future Health & Safety requirements are met at all times.
  • Work in accordance with on-site risk assessments on every assignment.
  • Provide written reports on completion of each assignment.

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


  • Level 4 Engineering EPNE Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Engineering (pathway to be chosen)         

Delivery Method

  • Attendance at college will be required, for example one day per week, term time only.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential Progression into roles such as Field Service Engineer, Commissioning Engineer, Site Test Technician and eventually into Senior Service Engineer or Service Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including Maths, English and Science (Grade C / 4 or equivalent) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Level 3) (Grade Pass/ Achieved) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours in accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

Engineering, manufacturing and servicing of products & solutions for power transformers, distribution and networks, transformers and control & monitoring systems. We support the global drive to Net Zero with innovative, engineered solutions that address grid resilience and systems challenges, facilitate electrification of transport and heat and maximize resource efficiency. Our sustainable solutions are engineered to perform, built to last and supported for life by a global organisation dedicated to secure peak performance and maximize asset life.




Nottingham Road



LE11 1EX

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Training provider



Hayley Cousins

Apprenticeship standard

Electrical power networks engineer

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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