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Apprentice Engineer Aylesford KONECRANES UK LIMITED

On completion of the training and subject to consideration of ability, aptitude and successful college results it is expected that you will qualify as a Service Technician. Once qualified as a Service Technician you will be responsible for providing a variety of inspections, preventive maintenance and repairs.

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

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,210.00

    Pay review every September throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125051

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working as part of a team your will assist in the repair, maintenance and practice service of our customers cranes. The successful applicant will need to able to work at heights as this is a natural part of the servicing and must also be the type of person willing to work within a team.

Health and Safety plays a key role in our industry and we expect all of our apprentices to achieve the utmost attention to detail in this area.

Working in this industry is very rewarding although it is at times very intense and demanding of the individual.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

In your first year you will attend a local college for off-the-job training, you’ll also attend your local branch during holidays to help gain further understanding of our business and the nature of the work carried out.

In your 2nd and 3rd year you’ll gain on-the-job training in the field. 

What will you learn?

First principles relating to the operation and maintenance of appropriate electrical and mechanical plant equipment, such as motors, switchgear, cables and conductors, pumps, valves, gearboxes, pipework, integrated electromechanical power and control systems.
Relevant industry health and safety standards, regulations, and environmental and regulatory requirements.

Planned, unplanned and preventative maintenance and operational practices, processes and procedures covering a range of plant and equipment.

The relevant engineering including electrical theories and principles relative to the role of a Service Technician.

On the completion of your apprenticeship, you will have achieved:

  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacturing
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Engineering
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified as a Service Technician, you may wish to look at specialising in one of the other sectors such as modernisations, waste to energy and projects.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 6) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 6) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Sciences (Grade 6) Desired

Things to consider

Willingness to stay and travel away from home on a regular basis; this includes being away for blocks of 1 week at our training in our UK Training Centre in Banbury. Willingness to work in other UK districts for periods of time (hotel and food subsistence paid for). You must live local/within commuting distance of the branch location.

About the employer

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment of all makes. The Group has approximately 17,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries.

Employer

KONECRANES UK LIMITED

Address

Unit 10 West Point Business Park West

New Hythe Lane

Aylesford

ME20 6XJ

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Training

Training provider

IPS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Feb 2023