Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship
Company: David Philp Commercials Ltd
Location: Kirknewton, EH27 8DF
Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
Application Deadline Date: 02/06/2022
Start Date: 19/06/2022
Positions Available: 1
Working Week: Mon - Fri - 08:00 - 17:00
Remit are recruiting for David Philp Commercials who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join a skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle technician.
Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage. As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
A Heavy Vehicle Service Technician will inspect, maintain, and repair large vehicles weighing 3.5 tonnes and over.
The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
• Servicing – carrying out checks
• Maintenance – replacing/repairing engine parts
• Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment
As an apprentice, you will observe, learn and gain an understanding of a wide range of engineering skills and processes while under the instruction of skilled technical staff.
You will be able to:
• Demonstrate these skills and processes as the training period progresses by working independently or with a team.
• Learn and understand the importance of health and safety within the workplace
• Learn the fundamental technologies – Heavy Vehicle chassis design, engine, fuels, transmissions, hydraulic and air braking, etc.
• Develop the skills to construct or modify apparatus and instruments from verbal instructions and drawings.
• Learn how to maintain workshop equipment and to keep it in good repair.