Apprentice Installation Engineer – Level 3

About the Employer

IES was established in 1991. Within a year we were taking on employees, and we’ve grown organically ever since! By 1996 we were completing national and international equipment movement projects.

We are now a specialist service provider handling on-site engineering, technical, project management and logistics services in the UK, Europe and globally. We’re trusted not just by HP and Rolls Royce but by organisations such as Intel, Xaar, and GE, who value our support as their single-source engineering services and logistics provider, capable of providing a range of services

IES works closely with clients in pharmaceuticals, aviation, automotive, general manufacturing, semiconductor and print, among many others.

Overview of Role

IES are proud to be able to offer this development opportunity which has huge potential to grow to join the team as an Apprentice Installation Engineer with a clear progression route and potential to have experience in other areas of the business.

This is an exciting prospect to join a fast-paced environment, working with the Engineering team supporting a wide range of tasks and dealing with companies worldwide, not one day is the same as the other and you’ll have the opportunity to learn a lot.
The successful candidate will learn from the ground up with the opportunity to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the company’s products and services.

Fantastic opportunity for a driven person to start their career with a successful engineering & logistics provider as an apprentice installation engineer. You will learn an array of engineering skills to enable you to effectively move & installation machines worldwide

Full Description

We are offering the opportunity for a highly motivated person to join our engineering team and complete an apprenticeship to become an installation engineer. This is a development role, and you will be required to learn the key tasks below before being able to carry them out un-supervised.

On completion of your apprenticeship, you will be decommissioning, dismantling, assembling, moving and installing equipment and machinery across a wide range of industry sectors. Your tasks will include the ground handling of equipment & machinery using safe rigging practices; dismantling and assembling machinery using engineering principles and trouble-shooting issues and obstacles encountered.

You will enjoy a fast-paced, varied and rewarding work environment.

Training will be provided in all areas where not covered through apprenticeship workshops, the use of tools would be dependent on experience and in compliance with Health and Safety laws.

Desired Skills

Good written and oral communication skills IT literate (MS Word, Excel & Outlook)

Personal Qualities

  • Can show initiative to resolve problems
  • A thorough, methodical & committed approach to work
  • Exceptional organisational skills with very high attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, anticipate and respond effectively to changing priorities
  • Flexible, conscientious attitude to work
  • High standard of written & verbal communication, with a confident & professional phone manner Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain calm, focused & productive in a fast-paced working environment
  • Comfortable working autonomously

Qualifications Required

4 GCSEs - Math’s, English & Science at Grade 5-9 essential. (or equivalent)

Future Prospects

We see this role naturally growing and alongside the apprenticeship we will provide the training, guidance and support needed to succeed.

As skills and knowledge develops you have the opportunity to progress within the department, subject to a role being available and all training signed off.


48 Months: First 3 months full time college attendance, followed by day release

Working Week

Mon – Fri, 0800 – 1630hrs, 1⁄2 hour unpaid lunch

Training to be Provided by Swatpro Academy – Yate

Please complete and return the application form as soon as possible, so that the initial assessments maybe completed and that your details can be circulated.

Organisation name: Swatpro Academy: - Yate, Bristol

Contact name: Bryan Young

Contact email:

Contact phone number: 01454 321356

Type: Apprenticeships

Salary: £7.00 per hour - Year 1

Location: Company based: - Avonmouth, Bristol

Deadline for completed applications: Sunday 31 July 2022

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