Apprentice Workshop Fitter

Veolia Es Serviceteam Holdings Limited

The role as a workshop fitter apprentice will open opportunity for application to a Workshop Fitter role, maintaining and servicing the company’s fleet to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Wage

Competitive salary

Working week

Will change per department and course requirements

Total hours per week: 40.00

Apprenticeship duration

3 years

Possible start date

01 Sep 2017

Date posted

10 Feb 2017

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC001170308

Positions

1 available

This Heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician apprenticeship is conducted as part of the Fleet Technical Academy 3 year programme, which when completed will enable apprentices with the essential skills and qualifications required by a workshop fitter.  The role as a workshop fitter apprentice will open opportunity for application to a Workshop Fitter role, maintaining and servicing the company’s fleet to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.

Dimensions of the job

  • The Apprenticeship may include periods of learning and qualification away from your place of work and in your own time.  During the apprenticeship you will be required to complete assessments and practical tests to demonstrate your ability in technical areas relevant to the learning and practical experience gained during the academy.
  • There will be an expectation that you will apply knowledge gained during your periods of academic learning into the workshop
  • You are to take responsibility for your personal development throughout the duration of your apprenticeship and beyond, enabling you to be equipped with the necessary skills and/or qualifications to carry out your duties and support up skilling within the transport engineering industry.

Key responsibilities

  • Your duties will include provision of maintenance and repair to all types of vehicles and plant, both at on site workshops and roadside if required, as you develop your knowledge and technical ability throughout the duration of your apprenticeship.
  • You are to be aware of your obligations under the Health & Safety at work Act 1974 and follow the safe working practices in your place of work as an apprentice.  Ensure that company uniform and appropriate safety protective equipment is worn, protecting yourself at all times.
  • You are responsible for ensuring you work in a safe and clean working environment.  Specific workshop cleanliness and equipment safety rules apply to ensure a high standard of working conditions exist for the team.
  • You are responsible for ensuring that you work as part of a team, being respectful of both peers and following instruction from supervisors and managers alike.  The team are collectively responsible for the success of the workshops and the safety of the people that work within them.
  • You are responsible for timely completion of both legal and internal job cards and inspection sheets in line with workshop procedures.  Training will be provided.
  • During your apprenticeship you may be required to work on a shift basis in line with age related regulations and workshop procedures.
  • Aware of the Company’s commitment to the ISO9001, 14001 and 18001 Quality System and in particular understand your responsibility to maintain the system with respect to your duties.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Some mechanical understanding (preferable)
  • Interest in how the heavy vehicle industry operates
  • IT literate.
  • Analytical, organised and methodical
  • Commitment and drive to improve standards
  • Current valid Driving Licence or prepared to learn to drive

Personal qualities

  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet challenging deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Delivery driven
  • Excellent team player
  • Flexibility - Our workshop fitters often work on and in unclean waste vehicles so you will need to be flexible in your approach to the environment you work in.

Veolia is an equal opportunities employer. Job titles and job content are presented without bias either of gender, race or disability and that nothing in either words or illustrations indicate any role stereotyping.

Qualifications required

You will need to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and as such have a minimum level of qualification in Math's and English (GCSE Grade D or above/equivalent

Future prospects

Workshop fitter

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

The UK leader in environmental solutions, Veolia provides a comprehensive range of waste management, water solutions and energy services to build the circular economy and preserve scarce raw materials.

Employer

Veolia Es Serviceteam Holdings Limited

Address

971A London Road

Alvaston

Derby

DE24 8PX

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Training provider

Level 3 in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance

Apprenticeship standard

Bus, Coach and HGV > Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician

Training provider

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT DEVELOPMENT CENTRE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Veolia Environnement Development Centre Limited

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2017