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

Brush in Loughborough are recruiting 2 Electrical Power Network Apprentices to work with mechanical, electrical and control design to learn power transformer design. The apprentices will be producing required drawings and BOM, before moving into the Application Engineering team supporting the commercial team and customers.

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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 - Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday 8:30am-1:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn all basic transformer design parameters, construction and accessories (fitted onto the transformer).
  • Spend time in production/shop floor areas to understand how transformers are assembled and tested.
  • Learn the full project cycle from customer enquiry to end delivery. This incudes involvement in and understanding of, tendering, supply chain, project management, quality and production aspects.
  • Preparation of tender design of transformers, transformer layout.
  • Use AutoCAD software for generating the general arrangement of the transformer, up to 132kv and 120MVA.
  • Capture customer transformer design requirements using BRUSH software.
  • Working with customer and tendering team to provide optimised solution, therefore some level of customer interaction will be required.
  • Working with engineering team on product improvement and standardisation.

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 including Electrical/Mechanical/Controls Engineer, Senior Engineer or Engineering Team Leader.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


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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