Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship
Company: Allied Bakeries
Location: West Bromwich, B71 4JH
Salary: £16,111.00 per month
Application Deadline Date: 26/06/2022
Start Date: 27/06/2022
Positions Available: 1
Working Week: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
This is a fantastic opportunity to train and become qualified as a Heavy Vehicle Technician, learning all aspects of repair and maintenance with Allied Bakries in West Bromwich.
• No previous automotive qualifications are required
• You must have GCSE 9-4 (A* - C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths and we will support you to help develop your knowledge further.
• Predicated grades are acceptable
• Punctuality and good timekeeping
• Workplace maturity and professionalism
• Proactive attitude
• Can work to a high standard
You will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles such as trucks, buses, agricultural machinery, and plant equipment. Being a Heavy Vehicle technician requires a reasonable level of physical strength and stamina
• A logical approach to problem-solving
• An enthusiasm to learn new practical and theoretical skills
• Professional telephone manner
As an apprentice, you will be a full-time employee from the very beginning, and while training you’ll be earning your place as an integral part of the team.
Once you have achieved your qualification, you will have further opportunities to progress to Maintenance Technician, Master Technician, or managerial roles like Shift Supervisor or Workshop Controller.
Have you always had an interest in engineering? Do you love finding out how things work and how to repair them? This apprenticeship might be exactly what you’re looking for.
Whether it’s been a lifelong dream or a more recent ambition, why not apply?
There is a lot involved in keeping HGVs on the road, so you will gain a full understanding of the importance of 6-week checks, Operators (O) license, and legal obligations and as a Technician apprentice, you will receive training from the manufacturer and DVSAs standard.
The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
• Servicing – regular preventive checks in accordance with DVSA regulations
• Maintenance – replacing any parts showing signs of wear and tear, oil changes, etc
• Repairs – repair or replace anything damaged or faulty
With the increase in the technology involved with vehicles today, you will also receive extensive training in how to use diagnostic equipment to solve faults in the Engine Control Unit (ECU)
Your training won’t be restricted to just the mechanical side but will include the pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems, and ‘all electric’ vehicles as well as hybrids.
The types of vehicles you’ll be working on will range from tractor units and rigid trucks to specialist vehicles and trailers.
Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications