Apprentice Engineer

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  • Vacancy Title
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • Location
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 24/07/2022
  • 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 Edinburgh (EH12 9EB)  as an Apprentice Plant 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.

    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 attending block placements with our college provider.

    Programme Overview:

    Year 1:

    • Based in Edinburgh (EH12 9EB)  full time learning from our experienced engineers.

    Year 2/3

    • SVQ Level 2 SCQF 5 in Plant Mechanics

    Year 4:

    • SVQ Level 3 SCQF 6 in Plant Mechanics

    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
    • Are comfortable from being away from home if asked to travel
    • 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 2022 start.

    What we offer:

    • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
    • Discretionary bonus scheme
    • Life assurance
    • Pension Scheme
    • 95% discount on our products
    • Plus other Salary Extras/Discounts

    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.

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