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Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

Starting salary of £12,080 increasing each year of successful apprenticeship
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Electrical Mechanical Fitter Apprentice


Business Area: Rotating Machinery



Who we are…


Quartzelec is an independent, multi-disciplined service provider that employs over 570 people in the UK and overseas with a turnover in excess of £66 million.




We support the industrial, infrastructure, commercial and service sectors with a unique range of contracting and rotating machine services as well as developing and providing support products offered through the Quartzelec group of companies.




The Role…


Due to continued growth, we are now seeking a number of apprentices to join the team within the Sheffield Business Unit.




As a multi-disciplined service provider, we support local industry and infrastructure from our facility in Sheffield with a range of unique rotating machine services; with specialist support available for the Oil and Gas, Marine and Renewables, Water markets.


The activities undertaken by our Mechanical Fitting department is both diverse and challenging as it covers all aspects of the manufacture, repair & refurbishment of machines which are often highly complex.




The role will offer the individual to get involved in all aspects of mechanical engineering processes within the rotating machines industry. Machine shop activities, balancing & mechanical fitting.  These are all areas in which you will gain experience and find your place.


Your Key Responsibilities & Accountability on completion of apprenticeship include:


  • Producing Components using Hand Fitting Techniques Repair & Refurbishment of mechanical assemblies Preparing and using Lathes for Turning Operations Preparing and using Milling Machines Dynamic Balancing & Laser Alignments Work with Rotherham College external assessor to produce workplace assessment training plans Attend lectures, practical workshops, and visits as per training provider learning plan


Who we want…

The successful candidate will be required to commit to a 4-year apprenticeship in with Quartzelec starting in June 2023. The apprenticeship is Level 3 Engineering Technician which will include a 6-month block release to AMRC followed by day release for the remainder of the apprenticeship.


The following qualifications are attained through this apprenticeship:


  • Performing Engineering Operations (PEO2) BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering


To be successful for the apprenticeship with Quartzelec, candidates will need to have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at Grade C/4 equivalent, including mathematics, English and Science.


What we do for you…

Based on 39 hours per week Monday to Friday we offer a very competitive salary starting at £12,000.00, increasing year on year.


There’s an attractive benefits package on offer at Quartzelec Ltd.  As well as the usual benefits you would expect, we go much further:

  • 24 days annual leave Gym Subsidy payment Free parking Enhanced company contribution pension scheme Access to substantial number of courses and training events


Application process: To apply to the role, please apply via the following link.


Strictly no agencies please.



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