Apprentice Service & Maintenance Engineer LUWA (UK) LTD

The role will be working directly with the engineering director learning the skills and knowledge required to complete the installation, service, maintenance and repair needs of our customer's equipment. Working on large industrial air conditioning and filtration systems.

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Closing date: 02 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,994.72

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, 8 hours a day Friday, 4 hours a day

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220003

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties to Include:

The role will be working with directly with the engineering director learning the skills and knowledge required to complete the installation, service, maintenance and repair needs of our customer's equipment.

Running alongside an industry-recognised college qualification. In order to complete your college studies, we will ensure that you develop a portfolio of work that represents your activities in the workplace

  • Establish and maintain proper business relationships with customers and peers as well as perform necessary administrative duties as required and other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and apply mechanical and electrical knowledge to troubleshoot and solve issues, which may be explained in repair manuals or through instructions issued by the company.
  • The role can be crucial in preventing critical issues with HVAC systems that are critical for our customer's health & safety compliance.
  • There will also be a requirement to carry out system cleaning, store stock checks/tidying also HVAC & electrical installation work from time to time.
  • Learn how to undertake installation, service, commissioning and breakdown work as required within the UK.
  • Develop skills to complete risk assessments & method statements and maintain safety standards. 
  • Learn about and identify our system's spare parts.
  • Complete reports of all Service / Commissioning / Breakdown and LEV testing.
  • Develop skills to carry out electrical & mechanical installation as required
  • Work to ISO9001-2015 guidelines.
  • Working at height including mobile elevated work platforms & scaffold towers.
  • Understand and work on control panels and PLC systems
  • Mechanical installation work of ducting, pipework and plant

The role regularly requires working long hours on sites across the UK with accommodation and meals provided by the company if working distances that cannot be travelled within the working day.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Apprenticeship learning to take place in the workplace and day release to Rochdale Training Centre. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified progression is offered to the correct candidate, this could be the following training:

  • IPAF – driving scissor lift/boom lifts
  • LEV testing – P601 Examination & Testing Local exhaust ventilation systems
  • CSCS card  – To enable access to customer’s sites and premises and to work in a safe manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

The role regularly requires working long hours on sites across the UK with accommodation and meals provided by the company if working distances that cannot be travelled within the working day.

About the employer

Established in the UK in 1959 Luwa designed, supplied, installed and serviced Industrial air conditioning and filtration and local Exhaust Ventilation systems and services to clients such as Kimberly Clark, Burberry England & WSP textiles to name but a few. We are the licensed supplier for Luwa across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Employer

LUWA (UK) LTD

Address

UNITS 10-12

ST JOHNS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

ELDER ROAD

OL4 3DZ

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Training

Training provider

ROCHDALE TRAINING ASSOCIATION 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:

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

Contact

Nathan Finn

nfinn@rochdaletraining.co.uk

01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

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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