Apprentice Plant Fitter Engineer

  • Quattro Group
  • NEWTON ABBOT , Devon
  • £6.40 per hour

Quattro Plant Limited have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Plant Fitter to join our experienced team in our Liverton Depot. The successful candidate will be trained and mentored to develop the necessary skills to maintain and repair our extensive fleet of road rail plant, including excavators, bulldozers, cranes and dumper trucks.

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  • GMFJ Reference
    246039
  • Wages
    £6.40 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    05/02/2024
  • Start Date
    06/05/2024
  • Approx. Duration
    12 Months

  • Location
    NEWTON ABBOT
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Engineering
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Engineering operative (ST0537)
  • Employer
    Quattro Group

Description

Job Specifics:

• regularly inspecting engines, gearboxes, hydraulics, electrical systems and tyres

• identifying faults, dismantling parts and repairing or replacing faulty parts

• reassembling parts and testing them to make sure they are working properly and safely

• carrying out routine servicing of plant and equipment both on site and in the workshop

• doing regular servicing, checking for damage or wear and making adjustments

• dealing with all aspects of the equipment: electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic or pneumatic

• use of various hand and power tools, as well as specialist computer fault-finding equipment, electrical testing equipment.

• finding the cause of breakdowns using manuals and technical drawings.

• using computer diagnostic equipment to find faults in complex machinery

For more information about this vacancy please contact Exeter College on 01392 400800 (Ref ID: 246039)

  • good communication skills
  • listening skills
  • Being able to follow instructions

Maths and English Grade C/4 or equivalent.
You will attend Exeter College 2 days a week during term time only and learn whilst on the job.

  • Flexible approach with a great work ethic.
  • Enthusiastic and committed to going above and beyond and working as part of a team.

Upon successful completion, you will likely have the opportunity to move onto the Level 3 Engineering technician Apprenticeship. There is also potential to become a full time, fully qualified road rail plant fitter.

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