Control Panel Technician

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382876979-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Prime Appointments
  • Location: Laindon, Essex
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Our client who designs and manufactures production line equipment are keen to recruit Control Panel Builder to work in a small team to build, wire and install electrical control panels.

What's on offer?

  • 37.5 hours per week on flexitime basis
  • 23 days holiday plus discretionary days and bank holidays
  • Life and accident insurance available immediately
  • Pension scheme available after 3 months with company contribution of up to 8% after 2 years' service
  • Private healthcare scheme after 2 years.


  • Work alongside Automation Technicians to build, wire and install electrical control panels
  • Ensure panel components match the requirements of the issued wiring diagram and control panel layouts
  • Assemble control panel enclosure building plinths, assembling bays and side panels
  • Work with Electrical Design Draughtsman to accomplish best panel layout and design and assemble components accordingly
  • Work with the Electrical Design Draughtsman and Automation Technician to wire the control panel using the issued wiring diagrams


  • Previous panel wiring experience would be preferable
  • Apprentice trained and/or a formal Electrical Engineering Qualification is essential
  • A systematic approach to work with great attention to detail is required
  • Experience of working with automated production machinery or other similar capital equipment
  • Must be flexible with a willingness to lean to expand scope of knowledge
  • Experience gained working within a project environment in cross-functional project teams

Candidates who require sponsorship now or in the future are not eligible to apply for this vacancy.

Call appointments if you would like to discuss this role further.