VPI Shoreham are looking for an apprentice to train alongside our existing, experienced team. As an apprentice you will study a range of programmes, working towards a Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship standard, covering a variety of skills and qualifications, while earning a wage and completing invaluable practical skills in industry. You will be working alongside a mentor and assisting the experienced mechanical maintenance team with the following duties:

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As an apprentice mechanical maintenance technician, you will be working towards achieving the level of competence in undertaking the duties of a qualified Mechanical Maintenance Technician, which will include:

  • Deliver maintenance activities on mechanical equipment.
  • Participation in delivery of major and interim maintenance inspections and overhauls at Shoreham power station, including managing contracts and contractors in accordance with commercial requirements and statutory obligations.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant statutory requirements particularly, but not limited to, the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Environmental Protection Act.
  • Participate in the implementation of the Company Safety Rules as either Competent Person or Authorised Person (in accordance with development matrix), in order to ensure that Safety from the System is achieved.
  • Proactive and creative approach to fault diagnosis and problem solving.
  • On occasion, provide support on a 24/7 basis and ensure maintenance plans and targets for the team are achieved safely, on time, at or below budget, and to the correct quality.
  • Undertake procurement activities within the Company policies and process, including developing technical specifications for work to be carried out.
  • Ability to handle multiple work projects running together as the business need arises.
  • Ensure consistent high levels of housekeeping and safety.
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