Catering Equipment Engineer Apprentice / Trainee

Thank you for your interest in our Catering Equipment Engineer / Apprentice role.

Please see more information below and use the form at the bottom of the page to submit your application and we’ll get back to you.


Role Details:

Job Title: Catering Equipment Engineer
Job Level: Apprentice / Trainee
Salary: £competitive wage + overtime

From school to college leavers, or hands-on, practical individuals looking for a new challenge then we’re keen to hear from you!

We’re looking for multiple individuals to join our team and start their Apprenticeship training! Just because it’s an apprenticeship, it doesn’t mean you’re of school leaving age; ages range from 16 to 40+ on the apprenticeship programme!

Alternatively, if you’ve recently finished college and gained your electrical or plumbing qualification, you can join us as a Trainee on our own structured training programme!

Depending on your experience, successful candidates may be enrolled on the ceda (Catering Equipment Distributors Association) Catering Equipment Service and Installation Apprenticeship programme. This will cover knowledge and skills including ACS accreditations (including gas qualification), basic plumbing, electrical competence, Health and Safety issues, Relevant Regulations and fault finding procedures, as well as customer care and communication.

As an Award-Winning company, you will get the opportunity to work alongside some of the industry’s most experienced engineers and in some of the most famous commercial kitchens in London, including 5* Hotels on Park Lane, giving great job satisfaction. Due to the nature of the business, you will also be required to occasionally work at the opposite end of the spectrum, such as local cafés or takeaways.

The role will involve:

  • Becoming a fully-qualified Catering Equipment Engineer with full COMCAT / Gas Safe and F-Gas certifications.
  • Support the attendance of breakdown callout and repairs of all commercial catering equipment.
  • Maintenance and servicing of commercial equipment on a planned basis.
  • Working collaboratively as part of a large team.
  • Dealing directly with our customers including other engineers and chefs.
  • Paid for overtime as required and occasional overnight working.
  • Working in Central London, Greater London and the Home Counties.

Interested? Please submit your CV using the form below alongside a message as to why this role interests you.

The fit:
  • Experience or exposure to repairing and maintaining things such as motor vehicles, machinery and equipment, although not essential.
  • The willingness to learn and succeed throughout the apprenticeship programme.
  • An open mind to working on varied equipment for a wide range of customers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • UK/EU Driving License (although not essential if London-based)
Salary & Progression:
  • Competitive apprenticeship based wage.
  • Paid for overtime.
  • Full apprenticeship programme and qualifications.
  • Full COMCAT / Gas Safe qualification.
  • F-Gas qualification.
  • Long-term career path to becoming a fully-qualified catering equipment engineer.
What we can offer you:
  • Fully Equipped Company Van.
  • Mobile Phone/Tablet.
  • Professional Uniform.
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays.
  • Company Pension and Insurance.
  • Modern offices in central Stevenage.
  • Paid for company social meals at our project sites including fine-dining restaurants and 5* hotels.

Be part of a progressive, award-winning team of commercial catering experts with over 30 years of experience.

20% discount on all EE phone contracts and SIM’s.

Modern Hertfordshire office, plus the flexibility of home and remote working now and in the future.

Regular team events and opportunities to dine at our client sites including 5* hotels and fine-dining restaurants.

Company pension and insurance after successful qualifying period.

Competitive benefits and salaries within the industry, with the opportunity to progress.

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