Apprentice Plant Maintenance Engineer G.G.R. GROUP LTD

GGR Group Ltd is seeking a highly motivated Apprentice to join our Engineering Team. The successful applicant will gain experience across all of our Engineering departments. Applicants should be an enthusiastic team player, with an inquisitive mind and can-do attitude.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,500.00

    Salary will increase if apprentice and skill set progresses in line with expectations.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; 08:30am - 17:30pm Breaks to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000221005

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• Working within engineering departments to develop understanding of key engineering processes.

• Assisting departments with the day-to-day duties in the workshop, keeping all equipment in a state of readiness and making sure tools and consumables are available.

• On occasion, working off-site with Service Engineers helping with installation, commissioning, testing and servicing of hire equipment.

• Learning alongside our seasoned Engineers on practices such as vacuum, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

The training you will be getting

Qualifications included:

  • Maintenance Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard. Company Training Plan & Assessment.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge (1 day per week for 2 years at college)
    Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Engineering Maintenance (workplace)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - Maths (If required)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills - English (If required)
  • End Point Assessment at the end of the apprenticeship

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Level 3 qualified depot based Plant Engineer or Field Service Plant Engineer working on a wide range of Plant. Further education possibilities are also available should the employee wish to pursue this.
  • We have employees that started their career here as an Engineer and are now Directors within the company. A company support vehicle may be provided on qualification as a Field Service Engineer.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Time Management, Interest in Engineering

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent A Min of 5 GCSE's inc Science, English & Maths (Grade 5-9 / C-A*) Essential

Things to consider

Passionate about engineering. Driving licence or currently learning to drive. Must maintain a reasonable level of fitness to conduct this role but do not let this preclude you from applying. It's a mixture of both indoor and outside work, appropriate clothing will be issued for this. Should be within commutable distance of HP17 8LJ

About the employer

The GGR Group Ltd is Europe’s leading supplier of vacuum handling equipment, restricted access lifting machinery and mini cranes for the construction, rail and utility sectors amongst others. As a Sunday Times Fast Track 100 business and winner of HAE UK Hire Company of the Year, we are recognised for our first-rate customer service, exceptional growth and innovative technology in the Plant and Equipment industry. We are a family-owned business that is passionate about delivering great service and a can-do attitude for our large customer portfolio across the UK and Europe.

Employer

G.G.R. GROUP LTD

Address

G G R U N I C House

Haddenham Business Park

Pegasus Way

HP17 8LJ

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Training

Training provider

ENGINEERING TRUST TRAINING LIMITED

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

Contact

Sally Parr

s.parr@theengineeringtrust.org

07879 128768

Apprenticeship standard

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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 use the link to fill out an application form.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024