Apprentice Service Engineer Pneumatic & Compressor Engineering Ltd

We are looking for an apprentice service engineer to be based from our Leyland office/service centre who will be expected to assist any service engineer in all aspects of their day-to-day duties that could/will include service work; breakdown work; installation work; system monitoring and investigating; workshop maintenance

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri -- 8:30am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001263618

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an apprentice service engineer to be based from our leyland office/service centre who will be expected to assist any service engineer in all aspects of their day to day duties that could/will include:

  • SERVICE WORK
  • BREAKDOWN WORK
  • INSTALLATION WORK
  • SYSTEM MONITORING AND INVESTIGATING
  • WORKSHOP MAINTENANCE

You will be keen to accept responsibility and willing to work flexible hours to get the job done, with an ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team is essential.

This role will involve extensive travel across the north west of England in support of our service engineers.

After a period of in-house and college training sessions we would expect the apprentice to be able to (but not limited to) carry out the following:

SERVICE WORK

  • as guided by the manufacture maintain regular servicing schedules for compressors and associated equipment including oil changes, filter changes, cooling system cleaning and machine protection systems
  • complete reports as required to ensure the proper operation of compressors and associated equipment
  • identify additional  areas of concern and document
  • maintain all records related to operations, parts used, maintenance performed, necessary clearances and inform the supervisor of parts to maintain proper inventory

BREAKDOWN WORK

  • conduct preliminary investigations into damage/issue with a compressor and/or associated equipment and if possible repair
  • maintain all records related to operations, parts used, maintenance performed, necessary clearances and inform the supervisor of parts to maintain proper inventory

INSTALLATION WORK

Follow instruction on new system design and install in accordance with management instructions  works will include:

  • new compressor installations and or associated equipment
  • new pipework installation including galvanised steel, aluminium & plastic systems
  • maintain all records related to operations, parts used, maintenance performed, necessary clearances and inform the supervisor of parts to maintain proper inventory

SYSTEM MONITORING AND INVESTIGATING

  • install system monitoring equipment called “data logger” to check air volume used, peaks and troughs in volume, pressure and time
  • conduct preliminary site investigations into system usage by checking and recording system integrity (leak detection & repair if possible), if unable to repair mark and record
  • conduct air purity test using standard test equipment
  • maintain all records related to operations, parts used, maintenance performed and inform the supervisor of parts to maintain proper inventory

WORKSHOP MAINTENANCE

  • ensure the workshop and training area are in a clean and safe working condition and maintain standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Mechanical interest
  • Able to work on your own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic and a 'can do' attitude
  • Flexible working

Qualifications required

GCSE maths and English grades A*-C (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progression to Level 3

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, it is essential that you email Runshaw College your current CV. Please forward as a word document to adultadmin@runshaw.ac.uk with details of the vacancy or vacancies you are applying for. WE CANNOT PROGRESS YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL WE RECEIVE YOUR UP-TO-DATE CV. Please note: this vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received

About the employer

PACE have been based in Leyland since 2000 and are focused on the service, repair and installation of all compressed air equipment across the North West.

Employer

Pneumatic & Compressor Engineering Ltd

Address

Forward Industrial Estate Unit 4

Talbot Road

Leyland

PR25 2ZJ

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Apprenticeship Framework to include:
  • NVQ Technical Certificate
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

RUNSHAW COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College

Contact

Nikki Perry 01772 643008


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017