Generator Apprentice

Location Gillingham, Kent

Duration Full Time, Permanent

Salary £7 per hour

Hours Shift Pattern: 5days on 3days off, average 39.5 hrs per week, Shift is 7.30am to 5pm. Working weekends and bank holidays is a requirement.

MEMS Service and Maintenance Vacancy

About us
MEMS Power Generation is one of the leading generator rental suppliers in the UK, specialising in temporary power solutions with over 45 years of experience. Operating 24/7, they supply temporary power solutions for a diverse range of customers, including small businesses through to blue-chip multinational organisations and utility companies. They are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market focused on sustainability, with a mission to be the company that best understands their customers’ needs for temporary power solutions while providing superior service levels.

About you
Required qualifications are Maths, English, Science, ICT with grade 9-4 or A*-C.

You will have excellent communication skills; show an interest in engineering and display a good work ethos.  You will need to be physically fit as the role will require lifting and carrying of materials and equipment.

It is an essential requirement to have a full driver’s licence as there will be elements of travel involved.

About the role
We are looking for someone who wants to learn and develop their skill, knowledge, and experience in all aspects of Power Generation equipment including repairs and upgrades on changeover panels, switchgear, control systems, alternators, engines, fuel tanks and much more.


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance increasing through company loyalty program
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Wellbeing related benefits
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Free Parking & Refreshments

Key responsibilities

  • Working with both electrical and mechanical engineers to gain a solid foundation of engineering skills
  •  Learning within your area of specialism (mechanical / electrical)
  • Receive on and off the job training
  • Maintain H&S, Quality and Environmental Standards as per the relevant Regulations and Manuals

It is a requirement of the role that you attend college classes as outlined by the learning provider and participate in ongoing assessments both in theory and practical.

This is an exciting opportunity for a learner who is looking to complete his / her engineering apprenticeship and to work for a progressive company at the forefront of power generation.

Working outside normal hours is a requirement for which overtime will be paid at the prevailing rate.
Closing date for all applications is the 26th of April 2024.

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

We aim to employ motivated people to continue to represent MEMS as an employer of choice whilst delivering exceptional service to our customers. If you believe you have the attributes to join our team, please click here to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note that all employees complete our screening process which includes a criminal check. Please read our Candidate Policy