Offer engineering support, technical leadership and expertise
The broad purpose of the occupation is to offer engineering support, technical leadership and expertise within areas such as mechanical, electronic, or electrical engineering. In this lead role, you will be expected to manage and lead other technicians. As a lead engineering maintenance technician, you’re responsible for the quality, safety and delivery of service, ensuring that work is delivered to the customer on time and at the agreed cost. You must ensure your own work and the work of others is completed to specification, meeting quality requirements, with all relevant records completed. You must also consider health and safety and environmental regulations. Examples of your work can include support for installation, refit, overhaul, alteration, upgrading, design and maintenance. Or providing support for testing of significant assets, systems or machinery. Typical workplaces could include private and public sector manufacturing factories, or even dockyards and shipyards, vehicle maintenance facilities, onboard operational vehicles and vessels.
Duration: 36 months
Relevant school subjects: Science, engineering
Entry requirements for the lead engineering maintenance technician apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience
Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree
Potential salary upon completion: £35,000 per annum
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