Apprentice Plant Mechanic - Kilmarnock

  • Member
  • GAP Hire Solutions
  • Region
  • Scotland
  • Job Description
  • GAP Group Apprentices are a key in ensuring our Depots have the right level of expertise, today, tomorrow and in future.

    As an Apprentice you will be enrolled in a blended learning programme where you will gain an SVQ Level 3 in Plant Maintenance through a mixture of on the job experience and block release training through a leading college.

    Our Apprenticeship Programme covers all the essential skills and principles you will need to become a Plant Mechanic and you'll learn how to service and repair machines and equipment, including replacing parts and checking and calibrating instruments. You'll also study everything from basic engineering skills to the latest technological advancements in electro-hydraulics and computerised control systems.

    Our Apprenticeship Programme allows you to earn as you learn:

    Apprentices under 18 joining our programme you will be required to work a maximum of 39 hours per week with a starting salary of £9,635 per annum.

    Apprentices over 18 joining our programme you will be required to work a maximum of 42.5 hours per week with a starting salary of £10,500 per annum.

    After successful completion of Year 1 you will automatically be placed on the National Minimum Wage rate for your age group.

    To apply for the GAP Group Apprenticeship Programme you will need to demonstrate the following:

    • 4 National 4s or above
    • A keen interest in Plant Technology
    • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Good communication skills

    To apply for our Apprenticeship Programme please email a copy of your CV

    GAP Group believe in rewarding their employees for their hard work and commitment, and offer the following benefits:

    • Bi-annual bonus scheme
    • Overtime at an enhanced rate
    • Staff social fund (money for team building exercises and social events)
    • Loyalty holidays
    • Option to buy/sell holidays
    • 22 days plus bank holidays
    • Contributory pension
    • Progression opportunities within the business
    • Health & Wellness (annual flu jab, free eyesight tests etc.)
    • Cycle to work scheme

    GAP Hire Solutions is the UK's leading independent equipment hire provider with 10 different divisions offering a vast range of equipment including diggers, dumpers and small hand tools with a large customer base in the construction, utilities and infrastructure sectors.