Service Engineer Apprentice P & I GENERATORS LTD

PETA Ltd are looking to source an exceptional Service Engineer Apprentice for our client, P & I Generators. As a Service Engineer you will need an interest in understanding of how equipment works.

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

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 16:30.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    48 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This role will involve carrying out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance on generators, uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), control systems and electrical switchgear.

Joining the Company team as a Service Engineer Apprentice, your role will be focused on supporting the customers at their sites. As part of your programme, you will learn how to:

  • Interpret technical information
  • Work on client sites to safely carry out Planned Preventative
  • Maintenance (PPM), service works and testing on a wide variety of critical power and associated equipment.
  • Install equipment such as hire generators.
    Respond to requests for assistance and attend emergency call outs.
  • Become competent at diagnosing, locating and rectifying faults on critical power equipment such as Generators, UPS and switchgear.
  • Identify and propose best possible solutions.
    Communicate, handover and confirm that the repair or preventative process has been completed and recorded on CRM software.

The training you will be getting

  • As a Service Engineer Apprentice, you will be studying a Level 3 Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship.
  • Throughout your apprenticeship with P & I Generators, you will be supported by your company mentor and your PETA Learning and Development Coach.
  • Your Level 3 programme will include, a level 3 Engineering work-based qualification delivered by PETA, and day release for 24 months to complete a level 3 BTEC technical certificate. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

What are the career prospects at P & I Generators?

We have a strong track record of training and developing people to reach their full potential.

  • Fulltime employment
  • Further personal development
  • Further academic development
  • Higher apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


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

Things to consider

This is a field-based role, that will require you to travel across the UK, initially this will be supported by another engineer, but as you grow and develop within your role, you will be required to drive to client sites independently.

About the employer

About Company: P & I are a friendly, family-run business; specialising in critical power solutions. Our mission is to provide our customers with peace of mind so they can rest assured they’ll have power when they need it most. Founded in 1999, the company is now recognised as a leading independent supplier of generators and UPS systems. At P&I, absolutely everything we say and do is underpinned by our core values. These values exist to guide our actions; by asking our employees to embody them, we jointly create a shared company culture. Our culture is what makes P&I a great place to work, where everyone has the potential to succeed and feels they belong.








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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Aug 2024