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Apprenticeships

Develop skills & gain experience as the basis of a first class career

Turn an engineering interest into valuable skills, experience & qualifications

Join MacTaggart Scott as an apprentice, and you’ll occupy a key place within our business. Quite simply, you are part of our future. That’s because with your talents and your skill we’ll keep growing, keep innovating and keep competing with the very best in the world.

Becoming an apprentice takes an enormous amount of commitment, hard work and dedication. At MacTaggart Scott, apprenticeships are considered the foundation of a career, providing the essential skills needed for your future with us.

At MacTaggart Scott we are proud of our Apprenticeship Programme and the skilled people it produces. It is an integral part of our operations and we rely on first class trades people to produce first class jobs. In order to produce first class trades people, we need first class apprentices and we are looking for people that are genuinely interested in and enthusiastic about developing a career in your chosen area.

Our apprenticeship programme will see you turn your interest in engineering into valuable skills, experience and qualifications.

Apprentice Production Engineer:

If you want a practical hands-on career which guarantees further technical training and experience, then apply for an apprentice position with us and train to be an engineering craftsperson

This pathway requires the following qualifications:

NQ 4 Mathematics and English, and any other two NQ 4/Standard Grade 3/ Intermediate 1 qualification

Graduate Apprentice:

Working in partnership with Heriot Watt University, apprentices will spend most of their time in the workplace, be paid throughout the apprenticeship, and leave the programme with an honours degree in Engineering, Design and Manufacturing.

The University will develop and deliver the apprenticeships in partnership with industry, to combine academic knowledge with the skills development and workplace training required by employers.

This pathway requires the following qualifications :-

Two “A” grade and two “B” grade at Higher, one of which must be maths

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  • Summer Placements

    Type:
    Fixed Term
    Location:
    UK

    Summer Placements are run each year offering enthusiastic students the opportunity to experience work and life at MacTaggart Scott. We offer a range of placements across most departments. Successful applicants can expect to gain a valuable insight into...

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  • Senior Contract and Commercial Officer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Due to Company growth, MacTaggart Scott is looking to recruit a Senior Contract and Commercial Officer to work in our Commercial Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Contract and Commercial Manager. The purpose of the role is to provide...

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  • Subcontract Buyer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to manage specific subcontract contracts through the life cycle of the company’s projects, from the bid and proposal stage through to the subcontractor delivery...

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  • ILS Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Principle Engineer (Systems). The purpose of the role is to provide Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and Availability Reliability Maintainability (ARM) support to MacTaggart Scott Equipment. This role would suit an...

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  • Driver/Facilities Assistant

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Facilities Manager. The purpose of this role is mainly to assist with driving and day to day garage and facilities duties however the successful candidate will, at times, also assist with security and labouring duties.  Duties...

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  • Health and Safety Officer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Health and Safety Manager. The successful candidate will provide hands on Health and Safety assistance to the Health and Safety Manager across all areas of the business. Duties will include: To monitor Health and Safety...

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  • Senior Bids and Estimating Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Senior Bid and Estimating Engineer to work in our Commercial Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Head of Bids and Proposals. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the co-ordination...

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  • Project Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    Competitive
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to provide Project Management for new and ongoing contracts within the Department. Duties will include: Ensuring that project(s) are progressing in accordance...

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  • CNC Machine Operator

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    We currently have permanent opportunities for time served, experienced CNC machine operators and Horizontal Boring Mill operators to join our production team. We are looking for candidates who have experience of reading engineering/technical drawings...

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  • Electrical Service Technician

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    The purpose of the role is to carry out a range of electrical and control tasks for all MacTaggart Scott equipment and occasionally on equipment manufactured by others. Tasks range from installation and commissioning to in-service support and fault finding....

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