Teledyne Technologies

Apprentice Technician (Facilities)

Locations UK-Essex-Chelmsford
Requisition ID
Teledyne e2v Digital Imaging

Company Overview

Are you considering a career in engineering?

Are you excited about the idea of working in a site services environment, with all the varied skills that the role can give you?

Do you want to work for a company that brings technology to life through innovation?

Then look no further than this fantastic opportunity to come and join Teledyne e2v on an award-winning, externally accredited, apprenticeship scheme.

This long-standing apprenticeship scheme is embedded within the culture of the business and we truly believe in developing an outstanding next generation of technicians and engineers

So, if you are looking for an exciting career, working alongside experienced personnel, and be a part of a talented, carefully chosen, apprentice team then look no further than Teledyne e2v

Position Summary and Responsibilities

You will spend the entirety of your apprenticeship working within the site services team gaining knowledge on the infrastructure of a successful, large manufacturing company, and becoming a vital member of the team that keep it running on a day to day basis, every day there is something different. You will be mentored by skilled team members looking at a variety of essential services including:

  • Maintaining and Testing Electrical Infrastructure
  • Carrying out Plant Preventative Maintenance activities
  • Building Management
  • Maintaining Demin water supplies
  • Working within the gas plants, Nitrogen and Hydrogen
  • Supporting work in the Effluent and waste plants
  • Fire detection and prevention
  • Maintaining and servicing Boilers and High-Pressure Hot Water Systems
  • Assemble, wire, program and test electrical equipment, motors, and control systems.


  • An enthusiasm to learn
  • A genuine interest in Mechanical or electrical engineering within a production environment
  • A methodical approach to engineering problem solving.
  • Compliance with statutory and organisational safety requirements
  • During your apprenticeship you will also get involved and become experienced at:
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and schematics
  • Produce mechanical and Electrical designs/drawings/sketches using CAD and manual systems
  • Communicating technical information with others at all levels, including technical reports and the use of digital tools.
  • Establishing and reporting engineering design briefs.
  • Modelling real-world mechanical systems efficiently.
  • Selection of design solutions for a given electro-mechanical engineering application and environment using data to inform their decisions.
  • Integrating electrical and mechanical engineering systems, considering new and emerging technologies.
  • Understanding BMS (Trend) theory and design (Building Management Systems)
  • Understanding LEV system theory and design (Local Exhaust Ventilation)
  • Understanding HVAC theory and design (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)
  • Be able to survey, understand and record via CAD, Water systems and gas distribution systems
  • Plan manage and lead engineering projects.

You will also be exposed to

  • Schools Challenge- every year apprentices create and deliver a challenge for the local primary schools
  • You will get the opportunity to attend a week’s outward bounds course
  • Attend careers events
  • Be a part of our prestigious annual apprentice awards
  • And much, much more!


If you have 5 GCSE’s at Level 4 (C grade) or above, including Maths and English at Level 5/6 (Higher C, B grade), or are currently or have recently undertaken a level 2 or 3 qualification in mechatronics or similar qualification, we really want to hear from you, even if it’s just to ask some questions about the apprenticeship or have a chat in confidence. You can reach me at or just click the link to apply now.


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