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Facilities Specialist Apprentice 2024 - Fareham

  • Parker Meggitt
  • Fareham, Hampshire
  • £18000 per annum

As a Facilities Specialist Apprentice, you'll play a crucial role in maintaining Parker Meggitt’s facilities at top-notch standards. You'll assist in managing and implementing legal requirements while following preventive maintenance and improvement plans. Your tasks will include general maintenance and security duties whilst ensuring health and safety protocols are followed.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £18,000 p/a
  • Hours
    37.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date
  • Approx. Duration
    12 Months

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Facilities Management
  • Opportunity Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Apprenticeship Standard
    Facilities services operative (ST0617)
  • Employer
    Parker Meggitt


About the company:

Parker Meggitt are a top player in aerospace tech, crafting systems for planes and high-tech markets globally. By joining the team, you’ll help shape a better future through engineering breakthroughs. At Parker Meggitt, you'll grow personally and professionally, collaborating with top talent, innovating new tech, and tackling the world's biggest engineering puzzles.

About the role:

As a Facilities Specialist Apprentice, you'll be at the forefront of keeping Parker Meggitt’s facilities running smoothly! You’ll dive into various aspects of building maintenance and repairs, from plumbing to carpentry, ensuring company spaces are safe and functional. Your input will also be valuable in identifying and planning improvement projects, whether it's site refurbishments or modifications.

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Supporting general building maintenance and repairs, including Plumbing, Carpentry, building (including PAT testing) as and when required.
  • Producing health and safety/dynamic risk assessments and detailed timescales for facility projects.
  • Ensuring that day to day operations are achieved and that all plans are on track. Including the management of maintenance requests and planned maintenance schedules
  • Providing support and labour for general lift & shift exercises, including plant and premises relocation, furniture removals and other related tasks. (this may include the use of lifting equipment ie: forklift truck)
  • Supporting in the management and overseeing of site contractors and related tasks. Including security screening and visitor management.
  • Assisting in the management of facility repairs and contract maintenance as and when required.
  • Providing assistance in identifying and planning site improvement projects. Including site refurbishments and modifications.

Please note: Due to high demand this vacancy may close earlier than the listed closing date. To avoid missing out on this opportunity, we recommend submitting your application ASAP.

For more information about this vacancy please contact GetMyFirstJob Recruitment on opportunities@getmyfirstjob.co.uk (Ref ID: 250116)

To succeed in this role you need to…

  • Have strong written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Have excellent customer service orientation
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have strong prioritisation skills with a sense of urgency
  • Be able to recognise and solve problems
  • Have decision making skills
  • Be well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Be able to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Be able to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
  • Be able to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Be committed to continuous improvement
  • Have strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers
  • Be able to understand Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to building maintenance and HSE (e.g. Construction experience licensed or certificated in electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation systems, fire sprinklers, fire safety or related fields.)

In order to apply you must have...

  • Minimum 5 GCSE’s at Grade 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Maths
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Been a UK/EU/EAA resident for the past three years or more prior to starting the course  
  • Left full time education when the apprenticeship you are applying for is due to start  
  • The right to work in the UK is preferable but not essential

About the apprenticeship…

Alongside your day role, you will work to complete your Level 2 Facilities Services Operative Apprenticeship with a specified external training provider. This will give you the knowledge, training and external approval to do your job effectively. This apprenticeship duration is approximately 12 months in duration.

Attributes that will help you in this role:

  • Customer Focussed – you’re able to build strong customer relationships and deliver customer focussed solutions
  • Results Driven – You consistently achieve results, even when under tough circumstances
  • Situationally Adaptable – You can adapt your approach and attitude in real time to match the changing demands of the business
  • Collaborative – You can build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet your shared objectives

What does the future look like?

After completing the programme, performance pending, you may successfully transition into a permanent position with the team/business you have worked in as an apprentice.

Additional role benefits include:

  • Pension Scheme & Generous Life Assurance
  • Work Laptop Provided
  • Access to Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Access to Employee Discounts
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Parker Meggitt provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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Parker Meggitt is a business segment of Parker Areospace. We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aeroengine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.

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