Maintenance Engineering Apprentice

Location
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd Advanced Elastomer Systems Ltd, Traston Road Newport NP19 4XF
Salary
£15,000 per year
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
596
Specialism
Engineering
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Undisclosed
About the apprenticeship

Duties

We are currently recruiting Engineering Apprentices to join the maintenance team at ExxonMobil Newport. This is an exciting
opportunity to work within a fast-paced and varied engineering environment where pride is taken in safety performance. You will be maintaining the plant and equipment at one of Europe's premier Thermoplastic Vulcanisate plants, which provides raw materials to the global automotive industry.

Engineering apprenticeships are four-year schemes that will help you achieve a variety of qualifications. In order to achieve your Apprenticeship, an NVQ, BTEC L3 and a Higher National Certificate will be completed in your chosen discipline. The first year is spent full-time at college (NDGTA) and the remaining years are spent on-site at ExxonMobil gaining first-hand experience in your chosen trade whilst attending college on a one day a week basis.

Additional information

The disciplines on offer for our 2021 Apprenticeship Scheme intake are:
Electrical Apprentices, will develop skills that range from working with low voltage alarm systems right up to 11,000 volt switchgear. Power is the key to everything at Newport. Without it, we couldn't do what we do. You'll gain knowledge of automation, substations, robots, motors, control gear and all the ins and outs of alarm and lighting circuits. You will learn how to maintain electrical systems and diagnose faults using a multitude of test equipment. You will be challenged to develop solutions that keep the power flowing to our critical
equipment. All in all, you'll gain fundamental skills for life in an area that's fundamental to our business!

Mechanical Apprentices, will develop skills that range from machining blades to rebuilding and installing industrial granulators. You will be responsible for the safe assembly, maintenance and troubleshooting for a multitude of fixed and rotating equipment, learning all the ins and outs as you go. You will gain knowledge of pumps, piping, extruders, failure mechanisms, benchfitting and much more. You will be
challenged to design and construct solutions to complex problems and to improve our proactive maintenance. You will acquire skills that will provide opportunities at many large-scale production facilities all around the world.

Requirements

Skills

Applicants should be:
 Enthusiastic and determined to succeed
 Self-motivated to ensure college deadlines are met
 Have an inquisitive nature
 Have a hands-on approach and a practical mind
 Evidence of practical skills or hobbies to demonstrate this would be an advantage

Qualifications

Applicants should have:
 as a minimum, five passes at GCSE, grades A-C (achieved or predicted), including the following subjects:
• English Language
• Mathematics
• Physics
• A technical subject such as CDT, Graphic Communications, Engineering Science or Product Design

Language

Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:

Qualification:
Engineering

About the employer

ExxonMobil ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd
Advanced Elastomer Systems Ltd, Traston Road
Newport
NP19 4XF

Disability confident

No

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Successful applicants will undergo aptitude testing at the college (NDGTA), Cwmbran in March & April 2021, followed by face-to-face interviews at ExxonMobil Newport commencing in May 2021.

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