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Service and Maintenance Engineer Apprentice

Reference number: SW-003968
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: NG Bailey
  • Location: London

We are the UK’s leading independent engineering and services business.

Founded in 1921, our business has grown from a small electrical contractor to the award-winning, industry-leading company we are today. We are family-owned with a great heritage and we are proud of everything we’ve achieved and all the projects we’ve successfully delivered to our customers over the years.

Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies.

We have offices, manufacturing facilities and sites located across the UK.

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Role overview

Service and Maintenance Engineer Apprentice

Are you looking to kick start your career as a maintenance engineer? Do you want to work on exciting projects that will challenge you daily – and get paid while you do it?

We have exciting opportunities for enthusiastic people to join our Facilities Services team in London where you can learn from the industry’s best, maintaining prestigious office buildings across the capital. No two buildings or contracts are ever the same.

As an apprentice based on site you will:

• Train at one of the top performing colleges or training providers

• Learn about and implement our award winning approach to working safely

• Working indoors and outdoors and at height

• Be prepared for early starts

• Develop great working relationships with some of the industry’s most talented people

• Have a strong support network giving you the chance to build your confidence and use your initiative

You will learn to:

• Follow a schedule to test and maintain all heating, ventilation and water systems correcting any faults you may find

• Read and understand engineering drawings

• Use the Building Management System to control and monitor the electrical, heating and ventilation systems

• Use small hand tools such as hammers, saws, screwdrivers etc.

• Implement essential safety procedures before working on systems

• Assist with minor electrical maintenance

• Work with other trades and gain experience from their knowledge

• Develop strong customer service and client relationship building skills

We are looking for people who:

• Are keen to learn

• Share our values – Passion, Integrity and Excellence

• Have excellent timekeeping and attendance

• Can communicate clearly

• Have good interpersonal skills

• Love to work with their hands

• Enjoy working in a team

• Can follow instructions and work under pressure

• Have normal colour vision

You will attend college to complete the Building Services Engineer Service and Maintenance Advanced Apprenticeship. In addition, you will regularly attend in house training and development as part of the programme.

To apply, you need:

Grade C/4 or above in GCSE (or equivalent) English Language, Maths and a science-based subject, plus 2 other subjects at grade C/4 or above.

NG Bailey is an Equal Opportunities employer and all applicants will receive equal treatment within their application and selection process.

What happens next?

If we like what we see on your application, you will be invited to undertake a telephone interview. If we want to progress your application after the telephone you will be invited to attend an assessment centre after which we will shortlist for final interviews. Interviews and assessment centres will take place during July 2021.

If you are offered this apprentice role, it be on condition of providing a colour vision test certificate from an optician confirming full colour vision.


Date posted: 26/04/2021

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