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Fleet Administrator Apprentice Davis Wagon Services

Due to company growth, Davis Wagon Services are looking to recruit a Fleet Administrator who will report to the Key Accounts Manager. This will be using efficient control of all designated administration duties to enable all departments to be able to function and deliver their key objectives to the required timescales.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday between 8am - 4pm and Friday between 8am - 3.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 34.50

  • Expected duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensure all work sheets are received, receipted, and filed in Outstation order
  • Ensure all labour and materials are entered against specific job codes
  • Ensure any descriptive comments are entered onto the system
  • To produce weekly and monthly fleet reports as required by customers
  • To assist in the production of Safety Performance Reports for allocated customers who require them
  • To assist in keeping wagon files up to date
  • Ensure all wheelset details are correctly entered onto the system and compile – distribute reports as required
  • To produce timely and accurate monthly reports for all allocated fleets
  • Review vehicle mileage from TOPS as required for individual customers
  • Assist with producing damage claims for allocated fleets in a timely manner
  • Assist with producing final costs for allocated fleets in a timely manner
  • To cover as a fleet controller during holidays etc.
  • Assist in General Office duties as and when required to ensure the Immingham Office runs smoothly to include dealing with incoming calls and resolving any queries and scanning documents
  • Assist with any other work requirement as directed by your line manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good IT and data inputting skills

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail and organised
  • Team player and meet company deadlines

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Excellent prospects for the right candidate upon completion of this apprenticeship.

About the employer

Davis Wagon Services Ltd are a leading maintainer of rail freight wagons within the UK. We are a modern forward thinking freight wagon maintenance and repair company. Our aim is to form strategic partnerships with wagon owners, leasing companies, Train Operating Companies, and wagon hirers with the ultimate aim of providing cost effective and compliant maintenance for rail wagon fleets.


Davis Wagon Services


Marlin House Suite 2

Kings Road


DN40 1AW

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by McArthur Dean Training Ltd


Julie Curtis 01482 307365

Working towards a Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • One to one Tutor/Assessor support in the workplace
  • Attending weekly classes to achieve the standard

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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