Job Title : Mechanical Apprentice
Employer : Industrial Water Jetting Systems Group (IWJS Ltd)
Location : Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9QS
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01588
Vacancy Short Description : Great opportunity to gain experience in a hands on role at the head office of a continually expanding company. The position will be mainly based at our head office workshop with potential exposure to working outdoors or in an open workshop at times.
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. Apprentices need to be employed for minimum of 30 hours a week in the industry with a contract of employment.
Vacancy Full Description : Supporting the Workshop Manager
Maintaining and repairing plant equipment on site and at the depot
Repairing vehicle defects and completing paper work
Carrying out minor repairs to vehicles
Carrying out inspections
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Salary : £156.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 24/05/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Good communication, common sense and the ability to work in a team.
Skills Required : The successful applicant will be methodical and able to problem solve.
Future Prospects : From trainee to competent employee.
Own Company vehicle
Potentially being responsible for the workshop at their own depot
Training to be Provided : Transport - Heavy vehicle service & maintenance technician Level 3 including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour with effect from 1st April 2019. 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: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment
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.
Things to consider : You will be on your feet for most of the day
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