Heavy Vehicle Technician Maintenance Apprenticeship
Company Name: Swissport GB Ltd - Stansted
Application Deadline Date: 08/12/2023
Positions Available: 1
Location: Essex, CM24 1RY
Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
Start Date: 18/12/2023
Working Week: Mon-Fri (8:30-17:00)
This is a fantastic opportunity to train and become qualified as a HGV Technician, learning all aspects of repair and maintenance with Swissport GB in Stansted, CM24 1RY.
As Swissport's training provider, Remit are recruiting for an apprentice Heavy Vehicle Service & Maintenance Technician for their Stansted depot.
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.
The Heavy Vehicle Technicians jobs fall into three main categories:
• Maintenance – replacing any parts showing signs of wear and tear, oil changes etc
• Repairs – repair or replacing anything damaged or faulty
With the increase in 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.
• 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.
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
Recruitment Process: If you are among the shortlisted candidates, you will be contacted by phone to discuss the opportunity in greater detail. Following that, you will be required to complete online English and Maths assessments before your application is submitted to the employer