Mechanical Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship (Level 3)

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Magnox Ltd Trawsfynydd Decommissioning Site Trawsfynydd Blaenau Ffestiniog LL41 4DT Tel : 01900609178 Email : Website :
£12,500 per year
05 Apr 2021
15 Apr 2021
Start Date
About the apprenticeship


•Electrical/Instrument/Mechanical routine maintenance of conventional/radiological plant/systems
•Breakdown/fault finding and repair of all plant and systems
•Supporting waste operations routine maintenance outages
•Build/commission and test of new installations
•Calibrations of fixed and portable instruments (conventional and radiological)
•Supporting existing maintenance technicians during daily work packages

•Position, assemble, install and dismantle mechanical plant and equipment, which will include pumps, valves, gearboxes, pipework, to agreed specifications
•Carry out planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance procedures on mechanical plant and equipment
•Replace, repair and/or remove components in mechanical plant and equipment and ensure its return to operational condition
•Diagnose and determine the cause of faults in mechanical plant and equipment

Additional information

Year 1 - Term time attendance at Coleg Menai (Monday to Friday). College holidays at site.
Year 2 - Day release at Coleg Menai, remainder of time at site.
Year 3 & 4 - 100% of time based at site.

•Due to the remote location of the sites, public transport availability is limited. An interest free loan/advance of salary is available to assist with travel.
•The role will involve working outside, at times at heights.

“Magnox Ltd is committed to creating a workplace that is diverse and inclusive. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities and in particular those that are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, candidates with disabilities and female candidates. Our recruitment process is fair, transparent and based on merit.”
Magnox Diversity Statement.



•A genuine passion for engineering
•Flexible attitude and ability to work under pressure
•Effective oral and written communication skill
•Problem solving/Attention to detail and pro-active approach
•Team player
•Commitment to safety
•Apprentices will develop their experience and knowledge throughout their apprenticeship and are expected to initially bring a willingness and enthusiasm to learn from the experiences and opportunities presented to them throughout the course of their time with the Company


•Three GCSEs at grade 9 to 4 (C or higher) including mathematics, English and science, or equivalent and/or relevant experience


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:

Electrical: Plant Operations & Maintenance Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Framework reference: FR05041 - Level 3

About the employer

Energus is a unique conference and training venue situated on the edge of the picturesque Lake District in West Cumbria. Offering inspiring and flexible spaces with comprehensive business support and modernistic training facilities.

The innovative design and décor inspires creative thinking, with floor to ceiling height glass windows and views overlooking the Solway Firth.

Energus is a hub of forward thinking business support, developing and enhancing skillsets for Cumbria and beyond. Home to successful apprenticeship and graduate programmes, also working in partnership with the NCSC and NDA to deliver CyberFirst & Cyber security training. The venue is located along Britain's Energy Coast, with excellent transport links to the local area.
Magnox Ltd Trawsfynydd Decommissioning Site
Blaenau Ffestiniog
LL41 4DT

Tel: 01900609178



Disability confident


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

Applicants are required to complete an initial application form. If you are eligible for the role you will be required to complete Strengths and Numerical Reasoning Tests. Candidates who achieve the required results will then be shortlisted for Assessment Centre.