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Apprentice Engineer

25,407 P.A. ?
Nether Stowey
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group


Company Description

2020 marks the centenary of Marshall apprenticeships, do you want to become a part of the exciting world of transport refrigeration and help to shape its future? Have you thought about working towards a level 3 qualification that will set you on the path to becoming an Engineering Technician? Are you bright, hardworking and up for a challenge? If the answers are yes, yes and yes then have you thought about becoming an Engineering Technician Apprentice with Marshall Fleet Solutions. This is a path that will give you real-world, hands-on experience of working within the cold chain logistics environment with qualifications in: Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump

Job Description

As an engineering apprentice you will be exposed to a range of knowledge, skills and behaviours to meet the Engineering Technician Standard. Not only will this demonstrate competency in the role but will complement wider business strategy and enable you to support your long-term career development.

As a refrigeration engineer, you will be expected to demonstrate the high level of skill and knowledge required to carry out maintenance repairs and modifications to a variety of refrigeration systems, safely, on time and within budget.

As both an apprentice and qualified engineer, duties will include:

  • Scheduled refrigeration maintenance and servicing
  • Unscheduled maintenance including defect rectification to refrigeration unit systems and components
  • Be able to install a new system
  • All levels of modifications to refrigerated units
  • Related duties, including operation of specialist equipment,

As an engineer, your role has, by necessity, a very high level of quality control in order to maintain safety standards and to regulatory standards. There is a requirement of you to gain a developed understanding or Marshall processes and procedures in order to be compliant with these standards.

You must be able to:

  • Demonstrate commitment to continued professional development. This includes being self-motivated and taking ownership of your development and your apprenticeship.
  • Adhere to safe systems of working practices.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in communicating both technical and non-technical information
  • Understand processes and procedures
  • Show genuine interest in engineering
  • Adapt to change
  • Work well within a team
  • Demonstrate technical/academic competence, but above all, the appropriate behaviours expected of this standard.

We will not pretend it's an easy option - we will challenge you in every way. But, nothing worth having comes easy. If you think you've got what it takes, then we would love you to hear from you.


  • You must have 5 GCSEs at Grade A-C/4-9 including Mathematics, English Language and Science or equivalent

Additional Information

You will be primarily based in Bridgewater, although your role will cover all of the South West. Therefore, the successful candidates will be willing and able to travel across the South West.

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either a SC (Security Check), Disclosure Scotland Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations...... click apply for full job details