Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician Apprentice (Mechanical) Tronox Holding Plc
Tronox are looking for Engineering (mechanical) Apprentices to be based at their Stallingborough site. Successful applicants will receive practical and theoretical training in Maintenance and Operations Engineering that will fully equip them for a career in engineering (mechanical).
Closing date: 28 Feb 2024
Salary will be based National Minimum Wage for apprentices uplift April 2024
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 36.5
Possible start date
02 Sep 2024
29 Sep 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
The business is looking for an Apprentice to train alongside our existing experienced team of engineers on all aspects of operational, maintenance engineering (mechanical) duties . As an apprentice you will study a range of programmes working towards a Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship standard, covering a variety of skills and qualifications while earning a wage and completing invaluable practical skills in industry.
Apprentice technicians will undertake installation, testing, servicing, removal, replacement, maintenance and repair of a range of equipment, sometimes complex, as part of planned preventative and reactive maintenance programmes. They may also undertake decommissioning activities when plant is being removed from service.
Candidates should be confident, keen, enthusiastic and committed with a positive attitude to work. This is an ideal opportunity to learn all aspects of maintenance and operations engineering (mechanical) and achieve an advanced apprenticeship qualification, with the second largest titanium dioxide producer in the world.
Initially based at The Catch facility (Stallingborough) then on site following a day pattern – with a shift placement – were apprentices are required to work both the day and night shift with experienced engineers to gain hands on learning
Once you have applied for this vacancy AEA will contact you to organise an interview, if your application meets the required criteria. We will contact you using the details you provide us with in your application and would ask if you would regularly check and reply asap so that you do not miss this opportunity.
The training you will be getting
During this three year programme, you will undertake off the job training at The Catch for the first year. Further training will be provided by experienced engineering team members specific on the job training by a mentor on your designated shift. You will also be supported by a dedicated assessor who will guide and mentor you throughout your apprenticeship. You will undertake MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN Apprenticeship and you will be required to undertake an end-point assessment.
A Technician will understand:
· first principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate plant and equipment
· relevant industry health and safety standards, regulations, and environmental and regulatory requirements
· maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures covering a range of plant and equipment
· the relevant engineering theories and principles relative to their occupation
A Technician will apply their knowledge of plant and systems to safely perform maintenance and operational activities with minimum supervision. This will require them to:
· comply with industry health, safety and environmental working practices and regulations
• locate, and rectify faults on plant and equipment
• communicate with and provide information to stakeholders in line with personal role and responsibilities
• read, understand and interpret information and work in compliance with technical specifications and supporting documentation
• prepare work areas to undertake work related activities and reinstate those areas after the completion of the work related activities
• inspect and maintain appropriate plant and equipment to meet operational requirements
• assess and test the performance and condition of plant and equipment
• communicate, handover and confirm that the appropriate
• engineering process has been completed to specification
In addition, a Mechanical Technician will:
· position, assemble, install and dismantle mechanical plant and equipment which will include pumps, valves, gearboxes, pipework, to agreed specifications
• carry out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance procedures on mechanical plant and equipment.
• replace, repair and/or remove components in mechanical plant and equipment and ensure its return to operational condition.
• diagnose and determine the cause of faults in mechanical plant and equipment
Successful achievement of the end-point assessment will lead to final certification of the apprenticeship.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Progression subject to performance. During your apprenticeship you will receive a salary uplift (£to be agreed) to reflect any shift working once based at Laporte Road.
On completion of the apprenticeship, successful candidates could secure a role in a successful, dynamic company.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
HCF CATCH LIMITED
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Maintenance and operations engineering technician
Level 3 (A level)
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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