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Engineering Apprentices required to help us build a sustainable future - England
Join our team as an apprentice and we will help you to build your future. We are looking for diverse Service Engineer Apprentices. No experience is required, just a willingness to learn and have an interest in engineering/heavy plant. Apply now and start your exciting journey.
Finning are the world's largest Caterpillar dealer, selling, renting and providing parts and service for equipment and engines to customers across diverse industries, including construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications.
We offer a 4 year Apprenticeship as a Land Based Service Engineer Technician where you will be supported to work alongside our Engineers to carry out planned and unplanned maintenance, inspections, diagnostics and rebuilds of heavy plant equipment. The successful candidate(s) will carry out a broad range of duties relating to the proper maintenance of equipment and be trained by Finning's in-house specialised Apprenticeship Training Team. You will combine the practical and academic parts of the role both in your local branch and at our head office in Cannock, where you will work towards an Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship.
You can find out more about our apprenticeship scheme and about what our current apprentices say by visiting this page:-
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What you can expect:
During the first two years of the apprenticeship you will develop skills in maintenance, repair and troubleshooting. The final two years will allow you to develop advanced diagnostic skills and repair techniques to include but not limited to:
Undertake, overhaul, repair or refurbishment work on the machines;
Carry out standard diagnostic tests on machine components;
Carry out planned maintenance and general repairs;
Complete commercial assessments and field inspections;
Check and record all parts and materials required for machine preparation work.
Ability to communicate with customers in writing, over the phone and face-to-face
Motivated to solve engineering problems
Passionate about starting a career within the Engineering sector
A flexible approach to work and learning
Embracing all regardless of their background or diversity (inclusive)
GCSE’s or equivalent in English and Maths grades A-C or the numbered equivalent (9-4).
As well as the exciting opportunity to train with us you will receive:
Use of laptop and mobile phone
25 days annual leave per year
Healthcare cash plan (company paid)
Life assurance of three times your basic salary
Access to our free employee assistance programme – This is provided 7 days a week all year round which provides services and support for you and your family members in relation to any issues that may be affecting you in your professional or personal life
Work uniform and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
Caterpillar accredited in-house training from an award winning provider
Hotel accommodation, food and travel paid for when on training (if required)
Competitive living wage paid
You must be aged 16+ and have the right to live and work in the UK.
Finning are a Disability Confident Employer and we welcome applications from people who regard themselves as disabled.
Regardless of your background or diversity we recruit on merit and encourage applications from all people in society. We do however have an under-representation of women in Engineering and would welcome applications from people who identify as women.
Successful applicants can expect their Apprenticeship to start in September 2022.
We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.