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Job Title : HGV Mechanic Apprenticeship
Employer : Kier Service Highways
Location : Wymondham,, Norfolk, NR18 0QH
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01497
Vacancy Short Description : Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-C or 9- 4. Evidence of qualifications will be required. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Vacancy Full Description : Responsibilities:
Process transport compliance paperwork.
• Undertake vehicle/driver gate checks.
• Undertake vehicle weight checks.
• Ensure all vehicle and driver paperwork is compliant.
• Assist in the control of vehicle safety inspections.
• Assist in the upkeep of the systems that monitor and control compliance of vehicles and drivers.
• Completion of all relevant documentation.
• Communicate with drivers and management to ensure compliance is adhered too.
• Assist to ensure repairs are addressed and rectified in a timely manner.
• Assist in reducing vehicle downtime.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs M – F 0800 – 1630 30 Minute Lunch Break
Salary : £250.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 12/10/2018
Possible Start Date : 29/10/2018
Personal Qualities : • Interest in vehicles/engineering
• Passion to learn
• Flexible in working hours
Skills Required : Skills and Qualifications:
• Cat B driving licence
• IT Literate Excel and Word
• Email literate
• Qualifications in Maths and English A-C

• Mechanical knowledge (desirable)
The role includes participation on a nationally recognised qualification programme, along with structured work-based experience guided by a skilled mentor.
Future Prospects : To be discussed on completion of apprenticeship
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician | Level 3
College Attendance: Otley Campus, Charity Lane, Otley, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 9EY

Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour with effect from 1st April 2018. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
Working Week: 40 hrs M – F 0800 – 1630 30 Minute Lunch Break
Pay: Salary paid monthly
Banding £13,000 - £15,000 pa

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
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