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Assets Controls Engineer Apprentice

Unit 5, Pontefract, WF9 3AP
£192.40 per week
Closing date
25 May 2022

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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To enable the UK Asset team to deliver assets to projects efficiently and professionally.
  • Specifying, Servicing, Testing and Modifying control equipment and cabling to ensure our assets can be delivered to a high standard of quality and reliability.
  • Be accountable to the Assets Controls Lead for the satisfactory delivery of all control elements of Assets to Projects.
  • Prep and Default all equipment to a standard specification.
  • Source equipment when required, then assemble and test the equipment as requested, ensuring that all is delivered on time and on budget and that any changes to the project are communicated to the Asset team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Varied knowledge of electrical systems
  • Knowledge and experience of fault finding
  • Knowledge of electrical schematics
  • Knowledge of installation of related hardware, wiring and utilisation of hand tools including air-powered tools, soldering equipment, jigs and saws, crimpers and other related equipment
  • General experience of controls engineering either maintaining, commissioning, installing or supporting
  • 3 years proven practical electrical control experience

Personal qualities

  • Interest in developing the role within the Asset Rental Team
  • Interest in Automation in Entertainment
  • Relevant proven practical theatre/live events electrical control experience
  • Experience in design or commissioning of industrial motion control systems
  • Able to work flexible hours on occasions
  • Experience of working in the entertainment industry
  • Experience with PLC programming

Desired qualifications

You must be able to demonstrate an aptitude for electrical/automation, which may be achieved through a variety of methods including:
  • Work experience
  • Hobbies
  • Academic qualifications

In addition, you will need one of the following
  • A minimum of two A-Levels at grade C or above, including a mathematical based subject and a science, technology, engineering or an additional mathematics-related subject
  • An Engineering BTEC Level 3 with at least 120 credits at MM (merit merit) level
  • An EAL Diploma in an Engineering-based subject at merit or above
  • Equivalent qualifications such as Technical Levels at MM or above

Future prospects

Completion of this apprenticeship is just the start of your career and can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors.

Things to consider

  • During the first year you will be required to attend the University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre in Sheffield, full time for an initial block of study
  • One Friday per month you will return to your workplace
  • After the initial block training you will attend the AMRC Training Centre for one day a week to undertake the knowledge study
  • The remaining four days will be spent in company learning on the job
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