Maintenance Apprentice

Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022

Department: Maintenance

Full Time


Established in 2000, Turbine Surface Technologies is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Chromalloy, providing specialist coatings solutions to state-of-the-art gas turbine components. Situated on Sherwood Business Park in Annesley, Nottingham.

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join TST as an Apprentice Maintenance Technician, our dedicated Maintenance team are an integral part of the business that provides hands on specialist support to the factory. This would be ideal for a candidate who is interested in starting an exciting job with practical skills, learning how our specialist machinery works.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Diagnosing breakdown problems and fitting new parts to ensure the equipment is working correctly.
  • Carrying out quality inspections on assigned jobs.
  • Liaising with various operational departments, the engineering team and customers as required to arrange specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components.
  • Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the operation of the equipment and machinery within their area.
  • Controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment.
  • Writing maintenance strategies to help with installation and commissioning guidelines.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be required by the Company.

Behaviours and Personal Attributes:

  • 5 GCSEs at 4-9 grade, including Maths and English, and other relevant subjects such as D&T, ICT are desirable.
  • A keen interest in practical, hands-on activities.
  • The drive and determination to excel during a challenging 4- year apprenticeship.
  • Demonstrate an ability to plan work coupled with the drive and tenacity to see it through to completion.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, be a “people person”
  • Works well as a team member and builds effective working relationships with all levels
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, whilst being able to work under pressure.
  • Interest in career development and training within the workplace.
  • Understands and complies with the Company’s health and safety policies and procedures.

You will also be part of the TST culture which offers:

  • Private health care scheme:
  • Mental health support- including free counselling sessions
  • Dental; reimbursement of dental work from an annual allowance, option to pay to upgrade cover
  • Free eye tests and reimbursement on glasses from annual allowance.
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Holiday entitlement related to length of service.
  • Free on- site parking with electric vehicle charging points.
  • Opportunity to be a part of production related bonus scheme.
  • Refer a friend reward scheme.
  • Day off work for your birthday.

Diversity and Inclusion

Turbine Surface Technologies (TST) recognises that by building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. We believe employee diversity is an asset to our business.  People of different age groups, backgrounds, genders and cultures, with a range of experiences and capabilities, help us understand and serve our customers and reach our business objectives.

Company Values:  

 The ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace values:

Operate Safely:  Doing the right thing, safely and sustainably and not walking by when we can make a difference.  Getting it right first time, saves time, minimises disruption and provides the best possible service.

Operate Openly with Customer Focus:  We have a duty to work together and follow procedures to create the correct environment to deliver the right service.   We listen and encourage openness, with views and opinions being valued.  Believing we are good is not good enough, our customers must share our belief and share our successes, recognising what we say, we do.

Operate with Respect and Dignity:  Treating people as we would want to be treated, with respect and patience and respecting diversity in our workforce and the communities in which we work.

NADCAP Accredited
AS9100 Certified
ISO14001 Certified