Apprentice Engineer

  • Vacancy Title
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • Location
  • Grangemouth, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 05/09/2021
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    Based in our Grangemouth Depot as an Apprentice Engineer, you will be an important part of depot operations and a key player in keeping the workshop productive meaning equipment is always available for our customers to ensure their experience with us is positive and we continue to be the best hire company in the industry.

    As an Apprentice Engineer at Speedy, you will take part in our structured four year training programme.  During this time you will be trained by our knowledgeable and experienced colleagues along with working with our specialist external provider.

    Programme Overview:

    Year 1/2:

    • SVQ Level 2 SCQF 5 in Plant Mechanics

    Year 3:

    • SVQ Level 3 SCQF 6 in Plant Mechanics

    Year 4:

    • Based in Grangemouth full time learning from our experienced engineers and consolidating your skills ready to be signed off as a fully qualified engineer.

    Our structured training programme will not only develop your technical skills and abilities but also offer you the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become a well-rounded individual in order to progress your career in line with your own aspirations. 

    What are we looking for?

    We are looking for Apprentices who:

    • Are ambitious, driven and willing to learn and develop,
    • Are comfortable attending block learning placements at other sites in the country and learning both on the job and in a classroom/practical learning environment
    • Have a natural interest in machinery, mechanics and electrics
    • Are comfortable working at height
    • Can be team players
    • Adapt to a fast paced working environment
    • Show good communication skills

    We want to help you carve out a successful career at Speedy and we will provide you with all of the skills, knowledge and experience needed to do this. In return we want you to use your skill set to help drive our business forward and contribute to our continuing success as the best hire company in our industry.

    **Please note it would be advantageous for you to hold Standard Grades in English and Mathematics.**

    This role will be a September 2021 start.

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme, 21 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays) rising to 26 days after 12 months, discretionary bonus scheme and life assurance. In addition you will be able to take advantage of our fantastic Salary Extras benefits scheme, offering cycle to work and various other discounts on a wide range of goods and services.

    Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.