Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineer

Maintenance Engineers create maintenance plans for an organisation’s industrial equipment, maintain the equipment and manage the maintenance budget.

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Average Salary

£32,000 - £40,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Regularly inspecting machinery, equipment, and systems to ensure that they are functioning correctly and performing any necessary repairs or replacements
  • Conducting tests to optimise the performance of machinery and systems
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure equipment is meeting requirements


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Interest in mechanical and electrical systems
  • Problem-solving
  • Safety awareness


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels
  • T Level in engineering and construction-related subjects
  • Level 3 NVQ / Diploma or equivalent Advanced Apprenticeship in engineering and construction-related subjects

Example Qualifications

  • T Level
  • Level 3 Award
  • Level 3 Certificate
  • Level 3 Diploma
  • Level 3 NVQ

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