Plant Hire Apprentice (Level 2) - Ollerton 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 gain a nationally recognised qualification that will help you to 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, working hours TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000216396

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The hire desk team manage the supply, distribution, repair and replacement of a wide variety of plant and equipment to our projects throughout the UK. This is a busy role where no two days are the same. 

Main duties: 

  • Providing technical information to the projects to help them select and use suitable equipment for the planned activities e.g., Health & Safety in operation, instructions for use, suitability for construction site and project, transportation requirements
  • Ensuring equipment for hire is compliant with Health & Safety requirements e.g., PAT testing, inspections and operational testing, plant operator site cards
  • Completing contract documentation at both on-hire and off-hire stages including all legal and health & safety documentation; 
  • Processing payments including calculating hire & rental charges, damage charges
  • Stock control 
  • Handling technical enquiries and complaints

The training you will be getting

As part of this apprenticeship, you will follow the Plant Hire Controller Level 2 apprenticeship standard which takes up to 18 months to complete, combining 1 day per week in college and 4 days in the workplace. At the end of the apprenticeship, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification that will help you to build a rewarding career in the industry. 

For this apprenticeship you will be based at our Ollerton Plant Depot, Rushcliffe House, Newark Road, New Ollerton, Nottingham, NG22 9PZ. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

You will have a permanent position at Murphy with further opportunity to develop your career. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, 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

Rushcliffe House

Newark Road

NG22 9PZ

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

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

Hire controller (plant, tools and equipment)

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