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Apprentice Technician - Test Lab

Leicestershire, United Kingdom


Job Description

The main task of the Apprentice Technician is to support the running, development and maintenance of the DHK Low Power Test Laboratory at Burton on the Wolds. Working closely with a team of laboratory technicians and engineers to help produce accurate test reports in line with ISO 17025. Support the maintenance of ISO 17025 ASTA recognition and support Eaton MESH requirements.
  • Complete testing activities generated by PROLaunch, incremental development projects, CE technical file testing and competitor evaluation testing through the DHK Low Power Testing Laboratory.
  • Test in accordance to  ASTA Intertek ISO 17025 and related fuse standards
  • Assist laboratory technicians and engineers with all appropriate engineering challenges both electrical and mechanical.
  • Assist in the maintainenance and calibration of all equipment used for measurements
  • Maintain the engineering workshop facility in good working order, including maintenance of machinery and tools, consumable supplies and general cleanliness.
  • Work within Eaton safety requirements
  • Participate in external education courses including Level 2 NVQ, Level 3 advanced apprenticeship with consideration to study further


  • Able to demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Work within agreed timescales
  • Problem solving mindset and have an interest in engineering
  • Absolute honesty in performing and reporting results
  • Self-driven, pro-active, customer focused
  • Able to deal with complex problems and communicate solutions confidently to Laboratory staff and engineers

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: ICPD

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 037510