Apprentice - Assembly, Repair, Maintenance & Overhaul Program

Baker Hughes, a GE Company
08 Sep 2019
16 Sep 2019
Start Date
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BHGE are currently recruiting for their Assembly Repair Maintenance & Overhaul (ARMO) Apprenticeship Program.

Role Summary:

BHGE has current vacancies to recruit mechanical engineering and electronics engineering apprentices for their ARMO Wireline Services division, these positions will be predominantly based at our ARMO Maintenance Facility at Barclayhill Place, Portlethen, Aberdeenshire.

This is a Modern Apprenticeship 4 year programme.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • In the first year apprentices will spend most of their time offsite, at college, gaining a basic appreciation of all engineering disciplines.
  • Followed by specialisation into a chosen discipline (e.g. Electronics, Mechanical) to gain SVQ2 in Engineering Manufacture & NC in Engineering.
  • Apprentices will also be required to work onsite from time to time during this period including, if required, weekend working.

  • In years 2 & 3 apprentices will be placed onsite at our Barclayhill Place facility but will also attend college on a day release basis to complete an HNC in Electronic or Mechanical Engineering, year 4 will be based at the Barclayhill Place facility.

  • Apprentices will work under the supervision of qualified / skilled Wireline Services ARMO Technicians, learning through observation, mentoring, questioning & physical hands on tools work. The apprentices will also maintain a logbook of completed work, which must pass assessment against National Standards by an External Assessor forming part of the Modern Apprenticeship program award.


  • A minimum of four National 5s (or equivalent qualifications) is essential, 2 of which must be achieved in Maths & English.
  • A minimum of National 5s (or equivalent) in Physics and Technical Subject is preferred but not essential
  • Higher Mathematics (or equivalent qualification) is beneficial but not essential
  • Engineering aptitude
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the UK

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to take initiative in learning new skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Good oral, written communication skills


Portlethen, Aberdeen, UK

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