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Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

Breedon Southern Ltd
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Breedon Southern Ltd as an Apprentice Plant Fitter. If you have a passion for learning and have an interest in mechanical engineering then apply today.

Breedon Southern Ltd - Employer

Breedon Group plc is the largest independent construction materials group in the UK. We operate the country’s largest cement plant, two cement import terminals, around 60 quarries, 26 asphalt plants, 200 ready-mixed concrete & mortar plants and three concrete block plants, employing around 2,300 people nationwide.

Breedon Southern Ltd


3 Years

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 269.20
Engineering & Manufacturing
Breedon Southern Ltd

Detailed Job Description

Whilst undergoing your training you will work alongside our Fitters, as well as undertaking other occupational placements. You will learn how to develop a preventative maintenance system and carryout planned maintenance activities to ensure that our quarries or concrete/asphalt plants operate safely and reliably.

You will learn how to play a key ’hands on’ role in the planning and implementation of plant improvements. You will be trained to quickly fault find and respond to any unplanned plant shutdowns.

Some of your work will involve working with production colleagues on the telephone to understand issues and to provide advice, so your ability to communicate effectively is vital.

You will be required to be highly self-motivated and flexible in your approach.

You will:

  • Be mentored by workshop supervisor/fixed plant fitter
  • Assist mechanics team in daily duties
  • Assist with general housekeeping and filing
  • Gain an understanding of PPM and breakdown repairs of the mobile or fixed plant and HGVs
  • Play an active part in the H&S duties of the dept
  • Undertake ‘on the job’ learning
  • Have monthly reviews with quarry manager
  • Undertake work duties to mirror the college course, as far as is reasonably practicable

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

You must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (or level 5 or above on the new grading scheme) including Maths, English and Science.

Skills required

Previous use of IT systems would be advantageous.

Personal Qualities

  • Highly motivated individuals with a passion for learning
  • Interest in HGVs and mechanics
  • Flair for your chosen discipline
  • Enthusiastic and keen learners with an adaptable style and openness to new ideas

Future prospects

Once a qualified fitter you will be in high demand across the aggregates industry.

Additional Information

Training provided

Construction - Civil Engineering Plant maintenance

Automotive Matching Service - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact Automotive Matching Service on 02393876404 or email: (Ref ID:80865)
Automotive Matching Service


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