Apprentice Lifting Engineer

  • Vacancy Title
  • Apprentice Lifting Engineer
  • Location
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 17/07/2022
  • 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 Oxford (OX4 6JU​) as an Apprentice Lifting 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 three 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 1/2: Completion of a Level 3 Lifting Technician apprenticeship standard and associated End Point Assessment (EPA)

    Year 3: Completion of Speedy's in-house lifting training programme.

    When you are not in college completing your formal qualifications, you will be based in (add location) full time learning from our experienced engineers and practicing your skills ready to be signed off as a fully qualified engineer at the end of year 3.

    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 being away from home for when attending block placements at college
    • 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 that you must hold a a minimum of GCSE Grade 4/Grade C or above in English and Mathematics or Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English in order to be considered for this apprenticeship.**

    This role will be a September 2022 start.

    In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension scheme and 26 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays. 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.