Apprentice Mechanical and Electrical Services Technician

16, Carolina Way, Salford, M50 2ZY
£14,000.00 - £16,000.00 annually
27 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
The post holder will work closely with the Mechanical and Electrical Services Technician and the rest of the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering team. Daily duties will include:

  • Preparing technical information
  • Collecting and reading technical data
  • Undertaking site surveys
  • Assist in preparing drawings using computer aided design software for the following systems:
  • Incoming utility services site plans/general arrangements: mains cold water, gas and electricity supplies
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Hot and cold water services and above ground drainage
  • General power and fire alarms
  • Lighting and emergency lighting
  • Fire suppression systems
  • TV, phone and data, Door Access Systems & CCTV
  • Drawing details/sections where required
  • Drawing management and document control of mechanical and electrical designs
  • Preparing applications for approval by regulatory bodies
  • Communicating with contractors, local authorities, structural engineers and other specialists
  • Developing specifications for building work
  • Assisting with site visit / monitoring
  • General administration work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interest in mechanical and electrical building services and the construction industry
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages

Personal qualities

  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for the subject
  • Have a willingness to learn coupled with a great work ethic
  • Possess excellent timekeeping skills
  • Be able to work well both individually and as part of a team
  • Be focused with a high level of attention to detail
  • Be able to work using their own initiative in accordance with pre-determined guidelines

Desired qualifications

  • Achievedat least five GCSE's at grades (A* to C) or equivalent, including English and maths

Future prospects

Progression available for the right candidate.

Things to consider

If your application is successful you will be expected to attend a 1 to 1 appointment with Salford City College Apprentice Team in Media City or another centre in the Salford area. This is a pre-screen session and you will be asked to provide copies of your GCSE / Functional Skills certificates, if you do not have these then you may be asked to complete an assessment in these subjects.

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