Apprentice Service Engineer MATTHEW ROBERTS, PAUL BARRATT

Water Treatment Service Engineer - Perform Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance to existing Water Treatment Equipment on Customers Sites. Build New Water Treatment Equipment in the Hydra-Clear Workshop using mechanical and electrical Skills.

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Closing date: 05 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    After completion of the first 6 months of your probationary period your wage will increase to 5.78/hr then after 12months 6.28/hr: - Additional Benefits : - Mobile Phone - Pension - Van - Laptop

    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

    Days and Times to be arranged if successful at interview

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Job Summary:

Responsible for the installation, commissioning, maintenance and servicing of critical water treatment and associated electrical equipment. The role requires that you will be customer focused at all times, must be prepared to work within and as part of a team, be able to interact with colleagues, management at all levels, clients and other trades in a professional and tactful manner, and in doing so present a positive image of the company.


Perform Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance to existing Water Treatment Equipment on Customers Sites

Build New Water Treatment Equipment in the Hydra-Clear Workshop using mechanical and electrical Skills


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

1. Maintain and service water treatment equipment and associated electrical equipment.

2. Support customers and In-house (Sales, Admin and Operations).

3. Install and commission water treatment equipment and associated electrical equipment

4. Ensure that guidelines and standards of work expected by Hydra-Clear Process Water Ltd are understood and met.

5. Ensure that follow-up work requirements are referred back to the appropriate staff within

Hydra-Clear Process Water Ltd to enable necessary action and recommendations to clients.


7. Always maintain a professional appearance and manner, consistent with client and company expectations, and in doing so help to promote the image of the company.

8. Set a good example to colleagues by observing and obeying all company rules and regulations, complying with all site regulations, and safeguarding company property.

9. Set a good example to colleagues by completing all necessary Company documentation

punctually and in accordance with any guidelines or schedules issued (including Time Sheets, Staff Expense Claims, site reports, etc.).

10. Attend all training courses and meetings as required by Hydra-Clear Process Water Ltd and oversee development of colleagues.

11. Provide support and co-operation to the management and to colleagues, and be prepared and willing to help and contribute to the success of the company at all times;

12. Observe and adhere to company health & safety guidelines and contribute to a healthy and safe working environment.

The above list is not exhaustive but aims to provide a broad range of duties and key responsibilities of the post.


The training you will be getting

On the job training and day release at Warrington and Vale Royal College working towards successful completion of L3 Maintenacne and Operations Engineering Technician.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will be working towards becoming a fully qualified water treatment engineer, there is endless opportunities within Hydra-Clear to progress from a water treatment engineer to a senior Engineer or work within our projects team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths and Science (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Reality Check- Any other requirements that are specific to this particular position – for example – long hours on a computer, working outside in all weathers. Can include Working outside in all weathers.

About the employer

Hydra-Clear Process Water Ltd are an Industrial Water Treatment service and Equipment Manufacturing Company Established 2015 Hydra-clear have built an excellent reputation throughout the industrial sector of first class service and maintenance.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Rose Gallagher

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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