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Maintenance Engineer Apprentice

National Tube Stockholders Ltd:

NTS is the market leader in the supply of Hot Finished structural hollow sections in the UK. They have almost 30 years of experience in stockholding, logistics, in-house processing and sector specific requirements. 

NTS is part of the family owned and managed Bianco Group and together use their creative industry knowledge to source the highest quality materials at competitive rates and pass these onto their customers. 

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Job Description:

Your training will be tailored to our industry and site needs while receiving on-the-job mentoring from our Maintenance Manager. Off site training with 3rd party providers will also be provided throughout the 4 year apprenticeship to cover topics in more detail.  You may be invited to broaden your understanding of the industry by travelling to our other sites for fact collecting visits.

From routine preventative maintenance, servicing and parts replacement to fault finding across a diverse range of equipment, this position is not for someone who is averse to working at height. You will be trained in maintaining the safety, reliability, quality & performance of site equipment including, but not limited to, automated band saws, robotic circular saws and overhead gantry cranes.

Tasks cover a wide range of disciplines including:-

  • Electrical fault finding
  • Electrical installation
  • PLC fault finding and programming 
  • Mechanical fault finding and repairs 
  • Machine moving and installation
  • Welding and fabricating
  • Hydraulic fault finding and repairs

Qualifications Required:

5 or more GCSE's at grade C/4 or above or 3 A Level's predicted at grade C or above, or equivalent qualifications, to include:

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Science and Technology Subject

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent time keeping and attendance will be key strengths of the successful candidate 
  • To be keen and enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident, a good communicator and a team player are all essential
  • You must have personal motivation, be willing to learn and committed to this career path

Skills Required:

Good manual dexterity with a flair for practical engineering.  An aptitude for mathematics, rational thinking and computer skills are essential along with the following:

  • Communication skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Manual work skills

Qualifications Gained(upon completion):

Engineering Technician Level 3 apprenticeship standard

If you are interested in this advertised opportunity you will need to complete an online application form via the link below. Alternatively, please contact the Business Support Team on or call 01653 697698 to discuss the role further.

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Job Summary




Maintenance Engineering



Weekly Wage:

To be agreed upon appointment

Weekly Hours:

Monday - Friday (8am - 4.30pm) Total hours per week: 40.00

Closing Dates: