Apprentice Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician HEWITT ROBINS INTERNATIONAL LTD

Launch your career in the engineering sector with an apprenticeship at Hewitt Robins International. Gain practical experience in maintaining and operating complex engineering systems across various industries. Ideal for those passionate about technology, innovation and engineering.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 02 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting from £7.50 per hour. Pay increases/increments throughout apprenticeship

  • Working week

    Mon – Thu: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Fridays: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Includes 1 hour paid lunch break per day.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Within this role, you'll be an integral part of our team, ensuring the safety, integrity and effective operation of our plant and equipment. Your apprenticeship will focus on a specialist pathway of Mechanical Technician, which may include assembling, installing, and dismantling mechanical plant and equipment, conducting planned and unplanned maintenance, replacing or repairing components, and diagnosing faults to ensure operational efficiency. Your role will include:

  • Maintenance and Repair: Undertake regular maintenance, identify faults, and carry out necessary repairs on a range of equipment, ensuring everything operates smoothly and efficiently
  • Operational Support: Assist in the operation of complex systems Get involved in activities such as plant commissioning, start-up, and shutdown processes
  • Quality Assurance and Safety Compliance: Ensure all work meets the highest quality standards and complies with health, safety, and environmental regulations. Be proactive in identifying and mitigating risks. You'll work closely with experienced professionals who will guide you through your apprenticeship, providing support and mentoring to help you develop a wide range of skills and knowledge

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

This apprenticeship is delivered through a combination of Work Based Assessment and day/block release.  The programme will culminate in an End Point Assessment, where all the skills and knowledge gained on the apprenticeship will be formally tested.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of your apprenticeship, you'll have the opportunity to secure a full-time position with Hewitt Robins International. This role could be the beginning of a fulfilling career path leading to positions such as Senior Technician, Maintenance Manager, or even Plant Operations Manager. The skills and experience gained through this apprenticeship will open doors to advanced roles within the engineering sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Time-Management


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

Things to consider

Benefits include: • Free secure on-site parking • Nearby public transport is available but infrequent • 25 days holiday • Pension scheme • Sick pay Pay increases/increments throughout apprenticeship.

About the employer

Our product range includes all types of Vibrating Screens, Feeders, Grizzlies and Foundry Equipment, all of which are designed for the specific application, ensuring long life, low maintenance and therefore, the lowest possible total cost of ownership. Where replacement machines, of any manufacture, are required our equipment is designed to retrofit into the existing structure saving significant costs and downtime. With over 100 years of experience, Hewitt Robins continues to set the global standard in the specialist material handling sector.




Huntingdon Court

Huntingdon Way

DE12 7NQ

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Training provider


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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Jun 2024