Apprentice Engineer Bristol KONECRANES UK LIMITED

On completion of the training and subject to consideration of ability, aptitude and successful college results it is expected that you will qualify as a Service Technician. Once qualified as a Service Technician you will be responsible for providing a variety of inspections, preventive maintenance and repairs.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay review every September throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working as part of a team your duties will include:

  • Repair of cranes
  • Maintenance/servicing of cranes
  • Fault finding (electrical and mechanical)
  • Identification and replacement of faulty parts (electrical and mechanical)
  • The successful applicant will need to able to work at heights as this is a natural part of the servicing and must also be the type of person willing to work within a team
  • Health and Safety plays a key role in our industry and we expect all of our apprentices to achieve the utmost attention to detail in this area
  • Working in this industry is very rewarding although it is at times very intense and demanding of the individual

The training you will be getting

In your first year you will attend a local college for off-the-job training, you’ll also attend your local branch during holidays to help gain further understanding of our business and the nature of the work carried out.

In your 2nd and 3rd year you’ll gain on-the-job training in the field. 

What will you learn?

  • First principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate electrical and mechanical plant equipment, such as motors, switchgear, cables & conductors, pumps, valves, gearboxes, pipework, integrated electromechanical power and control systems
  • Relevant industry health and safety standards, regulations, and environmental and regulatory requirements
  • Planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures covering a range of plant and equipment
  • The relevant engineering including electrical theories and principles relative to the role of a Service Technician

On the completion of your apprenticeship, you will have achieved:

  • Advanced Level Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship 
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Once qualified as a Service Technician, you may wish to look at specialising in one of the other sectors such as modernisations, waste to energy and projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Sciences (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Willingness to stay and travel away from home on a regular basis; this includes being away for blocks of 1 week at our training in our UK Training Centre in Banbury. Willingness to work in other UK districts for periods of time (hotel and food subsistence paid for). You must live local/within commuting distance of the branch location.

About the employer

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. The Group has approximately 17,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries.




Konecranes Demag UK Ltd

Unit C3 Ashville Park

Thornbury Industrial Estate

BS35 3UU

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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jul 2024