Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic Apprentice (Level 2) - Hemel Hempstead J. MURPHY & SONS LIMITED

Murphy is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will achieve a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Maintenance that will help you build a rewarding career in the industry.

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

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Closing date: 01 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (Shifts & breaks to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216270

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Day-to-day duties will include:

  • Attending team safety briefings
  • Work closely with mentors to carry out repair and maintenance tasks on all types of plant and equipment
  • Completing point of work risk assessments and job card information electronically using tablets
  • Ordering and fitting parts to plant equipment as well as basic routine maintenance on all types of plant equipment
  • Using the latest diagnostic equipment to diagnose and rectify faults on plant and equipment
  • Ensuring good housekeeping is maintained in the workshop area.
  • Using and storing COSHH substances safely
  • Completing all college course work and online assessment requirements

This apprenticeship course covers all the basic principles you need to learn to become a plant mechanic.

You’ll learn how to service and repair machines and equipment, including replacing parts and checking and calibrating instruments. You’ll study everything from basic engineering skills to the latest technological advancements in electro-hydraulics and computerised control systems.

The training you will be getting

As part of this apprenticeship you will follow the Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic Level 2 apprenticeship standard which takes 3 years to complete.

We are recruiting for this apprenticeship at our Hemel Plant Depot, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 7SS. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • At the end of the apprenticeship, you will achieve a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plant Maintenance that will help you to build a rewarding career in the industry

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or above (D-A*)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 or above (D-A*)) Essential

About the employer

Murphy is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure. Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property. Headquartered in London, Murphy has a number of related businesses – Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. Murphy is a specialist in delivering pipelines, design, structural steel, tunnelling, fabrication, bridges and piling, and has a substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities. Murphy employs around 3,600 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy’ by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

Employer

J. MURPHY & SONS LIMITED

Address

Boundary Way,

Hemel Hempstead

HP2 7SS

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Training

Training provider

CITB

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Construction equipment maintenance mechanic

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply using the website link. You will need to share your CV and a few basic details with us.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Apr 2024