Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprentice


Wotton under Edge, GL12 8UW

Closes in 23 days (Thursday 15 August)

Posted on 8 July 2024


Apprentice Fitter to Level 3 standard, undertaking a structured training program in order to gain the required skills, knowledge and behaviours to carry out planned maintenance and inspection duties, to be qualified in highlighting and resolve potential problems maximising plant availability and eliminate unplanned downtime.

Annual wage
£13,312 to £23,795.20 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)
Monday to Friday: 40 hours per week between the hours of 07:00 and 17:00 (exact shifts TBC)

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


3 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Complete a Maintenance Operations and Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Based on site and 1 day a week at college during term time
  • Training at Wiltshire College
  • Further details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work

Hanson Asphalt


Wotton under Edge

GL12 8UW


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Maintenance and operations engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents

Your training plan

This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


Essential qualifications

Other in:

  • Driver's License (grade pass)

Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


  • Communication skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Team working

Other requirements

Some outdoors activity will be expected

About this company

Hanson, trading as Heidelberg Materials, produces aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, cement and cement-related materials from over 300 UK production sites. We employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles and we are part of the Heidelberg Cement Group. Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business. We are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We believe in working safely and sustainably. (opens in new tab)

After this apprenticeship

  • Plant Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Plant Supervisor

This standard will meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as an Engineering Technician (Eng Tech) by an appropriate Professional Engineering Institution.

Ask a question

The contact for this apprenticeship is:


Terri Turner

The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000256720.

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Closes in 23 days (Thursday 15 August)

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