First Base Employment Limited

Trainee Equipment Engineer – Tetbury

We have a truly unique opportunity for a dedicated, hard-working individual to join a company based in Tetbury as a Trainee Engineer working on various safety equipment such as ejection seats, parachutes, life rafts, life jackets and aircrew equipment. You will be trained to complete general servicing and maintenance as well as refurbishment and repair work.

Trainee Equipment Engineer role and responsibilities:

  • Reading, interpreting and following engineering drawings
  • Fault finding, diagnosis and repair
  • High levels of quality testing
  • Following strict operating procedures
  • Mechanical and electrical testing and assembly

Trainee Equipment Engineer personal attributes:

  • Fast learner
  • A good eye for detail
  • Methodical and disciplined
  • Practically adept with good dexterity
  • Good customer service skills
  • Able to work well within a team and independently
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience in mechanical and/or electrical assembly would be a distinct advantage
  • Qualifications or experience in engineering would be an advantage
  • Own transport would be required due to location

Please note; From time to time you may be required to work at alternative sites in the UK and overseas.

Not only does this opportunity allow you to have a varied work load within an interesting sector and an opportunity to develop and progress your skills and knowledge, they also offer:

A 4-day working week: Monday – Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm (no Fridays!)

A very competitive starting salary of £18,000 – £22,000 (depending on skills and experience)

Please call 01453 755330 or email