Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice RHAMES LTD

Due to our expanding team, we are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join us at our business in Nottingham as a Mechanical Engineer Apprentice. During the apprenticeship your aim will be to work towards being fully competent in maximising the efficiency of the machinery, including maintenance, testing and installation.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.00am – 3.30pm/15.30. 1/2hr unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assist with mechanical installations for the sludge process including maintenance of centrifuge, drum thickener & bell press maintenance
  • Assist with regular testing and maintenance of machinery
  • Maintain a safe working environment
  • Resolve problems in a timely manner

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Maintenance and operations engineering technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

  • Embedded qualification to ensure all knowledge is provided (Diploma in Engineering Technology)
  • Training will be delivered one day per week, term time, and is based at The Highfield site and facilities are in creation to enrich the student experience, developing them with the necessary skills using industry recognised equipment to ensure the apprentice receives training closely matched to the employer’s and Industry

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential opportunity for a full-time role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship as a Mechanical Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative


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

About the employer

Working for rhames means you will become a valued member of a proactive, forward thinking organisation who care for their team. The Company believes passionately in encouraging its staff to work towards achieving their career aspirations. Our strength is in our flexibility and we supply our customers with an engineering solution to their challenges. We provide contract manufacturing services incorporating in-house design and bespoke manufacturing. rhames work with a full range of metal and alloy products ranging from small precision components to large complex industrial fabrications. We operate from a 20,000sq/ft industrial building which is well equipped with all the modern production equipment required. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our services, equipment and expertise. We are able to deliver entire projects in-house, working with our clients from initial consultation through to manufacturing, inspecting and delivery.








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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

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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