Apprentice Mechanical Electrical Maintenance Engineer FLOORSPAN CONTRACTS LTD

This role will be based in our Maintenance Team in Wisbech looking after our Manufacturing of our pre-cast concrete flooring. This role is based outdoors. It can be a noisy and dusty environment because we make our own concrete and cast our own beams and planks for the flooring.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.00am - 5.00pm, with overtime available at the weekend, depending on workload.

    Total hours per week: 48

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

With the Support of the Maintenance Team Leader:

  • Diagnose and fix problems with the Production manufacturing machines and mechanical parts
  • Working across Production with all staff to ensure all machines are set up properly and change overs are carried out
  • Complete daily, monthly and yearly servicing of all machines
  • Escalating any issues with equipment that could cause issues with Production
  • Carry out general housekeeping duties
  • Follow all procedures in the workplace including Health & Safety

The Maintenance role supports the Manufacture of our pre-cast concrete flooring ensuring that we are able to meet all customer orders and delivery dates.

This will be a entry level role within the department with the opportunity to learn from colleagues in your team including mechanical, hydraulics and electrical knowledge. The team is looked after by a Maintenance Team Leader.

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

  • The learner will be studying the Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship standard qualification
  • Day release to West Suffolk College
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • This role is an entry level role where you will get trained up to become a Mechanical Electrical Engineer at Floorspan
  • Once you have become a Mechanical Electrical Engineer then you can continue to develop further either by studying for more qualifications or developing into more senior roles
  • Floorspan is an ambitious growing company and there are likely to be further development opportunities in the future

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5-9) Essential

Things to consider

Things to bear in mind; The role is outside all year round · It can be a noisy and dusty environment. You will be looking after machinery and equipment, you will get dirty; however, we do have showers onsite that you can use before leaving work every day. Applicant must be at least 18 years old due to Company Insurance reasons.

About the employer

Floorspan Contracts is a Manufacturer, Supplier and Installer of Pre-cast Flooring Solutions. We are located in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire on a 6 acre site and have appox 100 employees including Production, Office, Lorry Drivers and Construction Site staff. 




Floorspan Contracts Ltd, Unit 4-5, Europa Square, Europa Way


PE13 2UR

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Training provider


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: 16 Jun 2023