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Modern Apprenticeship - Circular Economy Engineering


Job Title: Modern Apprenticeship - Circular Economy Engineering

Location: Echt, Aberdeenshire

Job Type: Full-time

Job Overview:

Legasea are a leading circular economy company committed to sustainability and innovation. Our mission is to transform waste into valuable resources, contributing to a cleaner and more sustainable future. As part of our commitment, we offer a unique opportunity for a Circular Economy Engineering Modern Apprentice to join our dynamic team. This role combines elements of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic engineering, providing comprehensive training and hands-on experience in various disciplines. 

As an Engineering Modern Apprentice, you will work closely with our experienced team, throughout a 4 year apprenticeship, to gain practical knowledge and skills in mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic engineering. You will have the chance to contribute to the development and refurbishment of a wide range of subsea components and systems, aimed at optimising resource recovery and minimising environmental impact. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and apply engineering principles in a real-world setting while actively participating in the circular economy.


•    Comprehensive Training: Opportunity to gain hands-on experience and develop skills in mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic engineering.
•    Mentorship: Guidance and support from experienced team dedicated to fostering your professional growth.
•    Career Development: Potential for advancement within the company, based on performance and demonstrated abilities.
•    Competitive Compensation: A competitive salary package commensurate with the apprentice's level of experience and qualifications.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the assembly, installation, and maintenance of subsea mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems and equipment.

  • Conducting routine inspections, troubleshooting, and repairs.

  • Collaborating with engineering team to design and implement improvements to existing components and systems.

  • Participating in the testing and commissioning of new equipment, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards.

  • Performing preventative maintenance tasks, and replacement of components.

  • Assisting in the identification and resolution of technical issues, proposing solutions and improvements.

  • Adhering to health and safety protocols and promoting a safe working environment.

  • Keeping accurate records of work performed, including maintenance logs, inspection reports, and equipment documentation.

  • Actively participating in training programs and workshops to enhance technical knowledge and skills.

  • Supporting other departments as needed, including operations, logistics, and quality assurance.


  • No formal experience required as all training will be provided

Skills and Abilities:

  • Educational Background: Minimum of Nat 5 (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics, and English, with strong grades.

  • Passion for Engineering: Demonstrated interest in mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic engineering, with a desire to learn and develop skills in a hands-on environment.

  • Adaptability: Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment, managing multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

  • Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and troubleshooting abilities, with the capacity to identify and resolve technical issues.

  • Team Player: Excellent communication skills and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues at all levels.

  • Attention to Detail: Diligent approach to work, ensuring accuracy and precision in all tasks performed.

  • Safety Consciousness: Understanding and commitment to following health and safety regulations and procedures.

  • Initiative and Reliability: Self-motivated and dependable, with a proactive attitude towards learning and professional development.

  • Flexibility: Willingness to work outside normal business hours when necessary, including weekends or evenings, for maintenance or project-related activities.

  • Right to Work: Eligibility to work in the UK and willingness to provide necessary documentation.

Company Overview:

Legasea Ltd is a fast growing, award-winning, energy service company, founded in 2018, with a focus on the Circular Economy for subsea production systems and controls.
We carry out a range of Electrical, Hydraulic and Mechanical Engineering services, and work to combat obsolescence management issues for subsea equipment. We promote sustainability and reuse, and our ethos is one of a Circular Economy, taking one company’s waste and restoring it to be of value elsewhere.
As a young start-up company, the opportunities for personal development are huge. We recognise our biggest asset is our people and like to develop and promote from within as the company continues to scale. Legasea operates a flexible working environment, with full-time employees contracted to work 37.5 hours per week, with 6 weeks of annual leave and a company pension.

Diversity Statement:

Legasea Ltd is an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. We recruit and promote based on what a person can bring to the team in terms of their skills, knowledge, and personality.
We also recognise that there is no such thing as the perfect candidate. A passion and drive to succeed are more important than meeting 100% of our requirements so if you like the look of the company and the role, please do get in touch. It may be that you are exactly what we are looking for, we just don’t know it yet!

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to Shannon Elrick, s.elrick@tullostraining.co.uk

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