Renault Trucks Heavy Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship

  • Company Name: JDS Truck and Van (Blackburn HO)
  • Type: Apprenticeship
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Application Deadline Date: 12/04/2024
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Location: Blackburn, BB1 3BB
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
  • Ref: VAC-15143
  • Start Date: 29/04/2024
  • Working Week: Mon to Fri

Brief Description

Remit are recruiting on behalf of J D S Trucks who have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career and join their skilled team as a Heavy Vehicle Technician. If you are interested, apply now!

Vacancy Detail

.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.

Qualifications Required

Due to the location of the position, it is essential that you have a full UK driving licence or you live within an easy commutable distance to the location of the depot.
Ideally GCSEs grades 3 and above in Maths and English

Personal Qualities

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

Skills Required

Commitment and enthusiasm are a must and a passion for motor vehicles and physical work would be an advantage.

Future Prospects

The company would aim to offer full-time employment to the successful candidate on completion of the Apprenticeship Scheme.

Other Information

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.

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