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Engineering Maintenance Installation and Repair: Career Map

Technical occupations: skilled occupations that a college leaver or an apprentice would be entering, that typically require qualifications at levels 2/3.

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Maintenance Installation and Repair


Cluster: Service, Repair and/or Overhaul Operative/Technician


Install, maintain and service plant and equipment.

  • Accident Repair Technician
  • Autocare Technician
  • Automotive Glazing Technician
  • Aviation Maintenance Mechanic (Military)
  • Bus & Coach Engineering Technician
  • Coach Builder
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Mechelec
  • Bicycle Mechanic
  • Commercial Catering Equipment Technician
  • Drinks Dispense Technician
  • Engineering Operative
  • Electrical & Electronic
  • Fabrication
  • Maintenance
  • Materials, Processing & Finishing
  • Mechanical Manufacturing
  • Technical Support
  • Lift Truck & Powered Access Engineering Technician
  • Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician
  • Leisure & Entertainment Engineering Technician
  • Lift & Escalator Electromechanic
  • Maritime Electrical/Mechanical Mechanic
  • Motor Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician (Light Vehicle)
  • Motorcycle Technician (Repair & Maintenance)
  • Rail Engineering Operative
  • Electrification
  • Overhead Lines
  • Escalator & Moving Walk Installation
  • Escalator & Moving Walk Service & Repair
  • Lift Installation
  • Lift Service & Repairs
  • Rail Systems
  • Signalling
  • Telecoms
  • Track
  • Traction & Rolling Stock
  • Rail Engineering Technician
  • Electrification
  • Overhead Lines
  • Rail Systems
  • Signalling
  • Telecoms
  • Track
  • Traction & Rolling Stock
  • Specialist Tyre Operative
  • Stairlift, Platform Lift, Service Lift Electro Mechanic
  • Survival Equipment Fitter (Military)
  • Vehicle Damage Mechanical, Electrical & Trim (MET) Technician
  • Vehicle Damage Paint Technician
  • Vehicle Damage Panel Technician

Cluster: Manufacturing/Process Maintenance Operative/Technician


Maintain and repair production and process plant and equipment in manufacturing.

  • Food & Drink Maintenance Engineer (3):
  • Mechanical Maintenance
  • Multi Skilled Maintenance
  • Gas Network Craftsperson
  • Emergency Response
  • Network Maintenance (Electrical & Instrumentation)
  • Network Maintenance (Pressure Management)
  • Network Pipelines Maintenance Craftsperson
  • Gas Network Team Leader
  • Main Laying
  • Service Laying
  • Maintenance & Operations Engineering Technician
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electrical System & Process Control
  • Electromechanical
  • Mechanical
  • Plant Operations
  • Wind Turbine
  • Power Network Craftsperson (3):
  • Overhead Lines
  • Substation Fitting
  • Underground Cables
  • Science Industry Maintenance Technician
  • Utilities Engineering Technician
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation Control & Automation
  • Mechanical
  • Water Process Technician
  • Waste Water: Sewerage Network Technician
  • Waste Water: Treatment Technician
  • Water Distribution: Leakage Technician
  • Water Distribution: Network Technician
  • Water Treatment: Process Technician
  • Water Treatment Technician
  • Equipment Technician
  • Legionella Risk Assessor
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Treatment Technician

Higher Technical occupations: require more knowledge and skills acquired through experience in the workplace or further technical education. They typically require qualifications at levels 4/5.

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Maintenance Installation and Repair


Cluster: Installation, Service, Repair and/or Overhaul Advanced Technician


Install, maintain and service plant and equipment using application and/or context specific expertise.

  • Aircraft Maintenance Certifying Engineer
  • Automation & Controls Engineering Technician
  • Automotive Problem Solving Senior Technician
  • Chief Engineer (Shipping)
  • High Speed Rail & Infrastructure Technician
  • Civil Engineering
  • Command Control & Communications
  • Operations
  • Power
  • Rolling stock
  • Systems Engineering
  • Track
  • Propulsion Technician
  • Engine Build and Process Technician
  • Propulsion Test
  • Rail & Rail Systems Engineer
  • Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services
  • Rail Civil Engineering
  • Rail Systems Integration
  • Signalling & Control Systems
  • Telecoms, Networks & Digital
  • Track Engineering
  • Traction & Rolling Stock
  • Rail Engineering Advanced Technician
  • Electrification Advanced Technician
  • Overhead Lines Advanced Technican
  • Rail Systems Advanced Technician
  • Signalling Advanced Technician
  • Telecoms Advanced Technician
  • Track Advanced Technician
  • Traction & Rolling Stock Advanced Technician
  • Road Transport Engineering Manager
  • Vehicle Damage Assessor

Cluster: Manufacturing/Process Maintenance Advanced Technician

Test and commission power generation, transmission and distribution plant to confirm the successful installation and operation of new and refurbished plant and equipment to prescribed specifications.

  • Electrical Power Protection & Plant Commissioning Engineer

Professional occupations: occupations where there is a clear career progression from higher technical occupations, as well as those occupations where a degree apprenticeship exists.

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Maintenance Installation and Repair


Cluster: Installation and Service Engineer

Build and install plant and equipment using application and/or context specific expertise.

  • Electronic Engineer
  • Marine Technical Superintendent (degree)
  • Planning & Commissioning Director
  • Rail & Rail Systems Principal Engineer (degree)
  • Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services ‐
  • Rail Civil Engineering
  • Rail Systems Integration
  • Signalling & Control Systems
  • Telecoms, Networks & Digital
  • Track Engineering
  • Traction & Rolling Stock
  • Rail & Rail Systems Senior Engineer (degree)
  • Electrical, Mechanical or Building Services
  • Rail Civil Engineering
  • Rail Systems Integration
  • Signalling & Control Systems
  • Telecoms, Networks & Digital
  • Track Engineering
  • Traction & Rolling Stock
  • Telecommunications Engineer

Cluster: Manufacturing/Process Maintenance Engineer

Improve and develop manufacturing and engineering systems.

  • Control/Technical Support Engineer (degree)
  • Electrical/Electronic Technical Support Engineer (degree)
  • Food & Drink Advanced Engineer (degree)
  • Automation
  • Mechanical
  • Production