Maintenance/Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

  • Job Reference: 123658
  • Date Posted: 22 February 2021
  • Employer: Veolia
  • Location: St. Helens, Merseyside
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical, Trades & Labour, Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title - Maintenance/Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

Location - Veolia, Merseyside CPF, Ravenhead Road, St Helens, WA10 3LR. 

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday - Shift pattern year 3 onwards.

Closing Date - Sunday 28th February 2021.

 Are you a passionate and enthusiastic individual looking to broaden their mind by joining the Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship Programme?

 At Veolia, we’re passionate about protecting the environment. All around the globe, Veolia is committed to delivering cutting-edge environmental solutions – and with our 175,000-strong team, we’re leading the way for ecological transformation. Our purpose is simple: to contribute to human progress by committing to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, helping us achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. 

 This is a great way to learn as you don’t have to choose between education and practical skills - the Apprenticeship will give you a blend of both.   


Veolia is a versatile business where no two days are the same. One day, you'll be learning about the latest technologies and trends, and the next you'll be putting them into action. We will equip you with the relevant knowledge and technology, allowing you to make a difference by building a better, more sustainable future for our people and the planet.


Apprenticeship programme


During this 3 -year programme, we will help you to develop your practical skills and knowledge required for you to succeed in this role as well as your future career. Throughout this programme, you will continue to develop your behaviours such as team working, problem-solving and customer focus. Veolia as a business is not only interested in what you accomplish, but the manner you do it in. 


As well as gaining a broad range of technical and professional experience, you’ll also gain academic and vocational qualifications such as Level 3 BTEC, Level 3 NVQ & IOSH awareness.


Key Responsibilities 


  • Carry out routine inspections and service plant and equipment in accordance with a planned preventative maintenance programme. 

  • Carry out minor plant modifications including assisting with the commissioning of new plant and machinery. 

  • Carry out all repairs and modifications in accordance with required standards. 

  • Assist with the maintenance of and updating of site risk assessments. 

  • Accurately complete all necessary documentation in a timely manner including shift reports and recording of maintenance carried out. 

  • Adhere to the maintenance program for all site equipment and machinery 

  • Picking and packing of spare parts orders

  • General stock control of all items necessary for the production area to operate efficiently 

  • Ensuring all quality and production documents and records are maintained 

  • Performing any other duties reasonably requested by management 






What is required


To be eligible for our Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship Programme you will need a passion for contemporary environmental issues, have good problem-solving skills, be a team player with a high level of self-motivation, be adaptable and flexible, and a strong motivation for the role. You will also need to meet our entry criteria:


  • Maths - GCSE Level 4 (C) or above. 

  • English Language - GCSE Level 4 (C) or above. 

  • Must be willing to travel to college and make overnight stays if required 


*Please ensure that you complete the required assessments by clicking on the LINK HERE . 

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Your application will only be considered once the assessments have been completed!


Veolia Rewards and Benefits


  • The option to join our attractive Veolia pension scheme.

  • Access to Veolia rewards, benefits and discounts.

  • Access to financial and mental health support.

  • 25 days of annual leave and statutory bank holidays.


You will need to be eligible to work in the UK without restriction on beginning employment. Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Please note that if a high number of quality applications are received, this vacancy may close early. To avoid disappointment, please apply with plenty of time before the stated advert closing date.