The apprentice will be attending industrial sites in order to service their trade effluent monitoring equipment. These service visits involve downloading and analysing the data, carrying out level and pH checks and replacing any consumables. You will take on tasks like servicing trade effluent monitoring equipment, Diagnosing faults in electrical equipment and carrying out repairs and more.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Overtime, bike to work scheme, potential for growth and development.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; 09:00 - 17:30, occasional and limited overtime, breaks to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Servicing trade effluent monitoring equipment
  • Diagnosing faults on electrical equipment and carrying out repairs
  • Installation of electrical equipment
  • Downloading of data and report writing

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.

You will be expected to work towards the Maintenance and operations Engineering technician - Mechanical, with support from your
employer and the Chesterfield College Group.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprentice will begin by shadowing and working with a more experienced engineer. As they become more experienced they will attend jobs on there own and potentially have there own specific jobs to look after. After this there is potential progression towards a team leader role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

The work will involve communicating with customers so good communication skills are essential. It will also involve working with effluent so this could involve working inside of manholes for short periods.

About the employer

EMS provides a holistic service to help you meet and maintain environmental compliance. Established in 2002, we have worked with our clients as their environmental partner to ensure that regulations, legislation and environmental goals are met. We have expertise in every aspect of a company’s interaction with the environment. This ranges from the supply, installation and maintenance of systems to monitor air emissions and monitor water emissions, through to environmental permitting and waste regulations, and the embedding and continuous improvement of environmental management systems. We use contemporary technology and techniques to ensure that our clients make the best use of remote monitoring and low maintenance systems.EMS has a specialist Smart Wastewater division which provides autonomous systems for the water industry in their journey to reduce flooding and toward zero pollution. ,







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Training provider



James Sayles


Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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