Trainee Engineer – Lancaster (NEW DEPOT OPENING SOON)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Trainee Engineer – Lancaster (NEW DEPOT OPENING SOON)
  • Location
  • Lancaster
  • Company
  • Smiths Hire
  • Job Description
  • ARE YOU LOOKING TO TURN YOUR HOBBY / INTEREST INTO A CAREER, IF SO, THIS ROLE MIGHT BE RIGHT UP YOUR STREET AND THE FIRST STEP TO A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN TOOL HIRE.

    We are looking for Mechanics from all sorts of backgrounds, and levels of experience, so whether you are working in a garage in your spare time, in a manufacturing business and you know your engines we want to speak to you about an exciting opportunity to join our ever growing company! Smiths Hire is currently in a period of expansion across the business, and we now have a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Engineer.

    As a Trainee Engineer within our New Lancaster Depot you will be able to demonstrate the following experience:

    • Ability to prepare equipment to “ready for hire status” whilst adhering to our company guidelines, ensuring the delivery of a high quality product.
    • Ability to identify equipment that needs to be put in to repair status, have an eye for detail when diagnosing on spec.
    • Possess a basic knowledge or interest of petrol and electrical repairs.
    • Knowledge of ordering spares stock as required for basic repairs, and consumable stock through a PC driven system.

    This is a fast-paced, hands-on role which will require someone who can work swiftly, efficiently and accurately, whilst adhering to set business standards. Naturally you will be organised, methodical, and tidy in your approach to work. You will have good communication skills, be computer literate and be in possession of a full clean driving license. An understanding of safe loading and manual handling awareness will also be highly beneficial and, it goes without saying that quality is at the centre of everything you do.

    This is a full time position covering Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm plus Saturdays: 08:00am to 12:00pm on a rotational basis.

    Employee Benefits Include:

    • Permanent employment.
    • Competitive salary, based on experience.
    • Weekly pay (every Wednesday).
    • 22 Days holiday plus statutory days (30 days in total).
    • Additional Holiday after two, three and five years service.
    • Free tool hire for all employees – Excluding consumables & delivery.
    • Career progression.
    • Ongoing training.
    • Full uniform.
    • Bike to work scheme.
    • Auto Enrolment Pension scheme.
    • Discounted Personal Legal Services.