Apprentice Electrical Workshop Technician

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Company name:
Composite Integration LTD

Company location:
PL12 6LZ

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Working as part of a team, you will learn to consistently build machines and equipment to the correct specifications and standards. This will include problem solving and coming up with solutions on non-standard equipment.

In this role you are accountable for:

  • Build standard and non-standard machines and equipment as required to a high standard
  • Complete tests of equipment as required ensuring equipment passes inspection, is safe and works correctly
  • Accurately complete all relevant documentation correctly for each machine making sure all necessary test information is captured.  Also ensuring parts used and time spent have been correctly recorded on MRP
  • Support with the creation and design of solutions to engineering problems as required
  • Support with customer understanding of any information given over the phone to help solve their problems
  • Maintain the safety of yourself and others within the workshop. Ensuring safe working methods are used and that the correct PPE is also worn as appropriate for each task


This is a Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship programme run in conjunction with City College Plymouth involving:

  • Attendance at College one day per week plus a block release session in October and February half term for year 1 and 2
  • Work-based learning and training to gain a level 2 and 3 certificate / diploma in an engineering / manufacturing discipline
  • Extensive on-the-job training

This apprenticeship has an expected duration of 4 years.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

Knowledge and Expertise.

  • Demonstrate good electrical hand skills and comfortable using hand and power tools
  • Willingness to work towards understanding the theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering principles.
  • Willing to learn and understand the manufacturing, building, commissioning and testing of new equipment.
  • Ability to understand and interpret information and data for the proper performance of engineering projects.
  • Good computer literacy skills, with the ability to use engineering related software systems


Personal qualities

  • Organised and methodical approach to completing work tasks and managing one’s own workload under pressure and to deadlines
  • Demonstrable strong but calm independent analytical and problem-solving abilities in challenging, stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and processes
  • Ability to use ones owns initiative, self-motivated and a confident decision maker.
  • Demonstrable high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and clearly communicate technical information in person or over the phone
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to work in small teams on multiple protects.
  • A strong desire for lifelong learning to continually broaden and improve personal capability
  • On occasions willingness to travel and work independently


Desired qualifications

Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above. Including maths, English and science.


On successful completion of this apprenticeship you may be offered full-time employment.

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