Apprentice - Mechanical Workshop

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Salary:

£11,315.20

Location:

Birmingham

Job Details

Job title: Apprentice - Mechanical Workshop

Report to: Maintenance Manager


Key responsibilities:

· You will be required to work supervised and unsupervised to be able to undertake a wide range of Mechanical Maintenance, both planned & unplanned, as well as scheduled servicing on a wide range of equipment. This will include powered & non powered hand tools & other gardening plant & equipment, ride on mowers.

· Understanding & practical application of diagnostic & fault-finding techniques.

· Development of practical skills to service & repair equipment in a Hands-on environment.


This will include :

· Service, maintain and adjust components on plant and equipment

· Diagnose and rectify faults in plant and equipment

· Manufacture materials to repair components

· Use manufacturers technical drawings & wiring diagrams

· Managing the use of resources for equipment maintenance and repair activities

· Dismantle and assemble components

· Inspect plant and equipment

· Providing technical information & advice to equipment users

· Co-ordinate plant maintenance activities

· Confirm work meets quality standards

· Clear understanding & application of health, safety and welfare

· Removing & replacing components

· Repair and overhaul plant equipment

· Motor vehicle fleet checks & light maintenance e.g. bulb checking & replacement, check & top up of fluids.

· Plant maintenance workshop practice.

· Developing your speed of work required to complete tasks within required timescales , working as part of a team to ensure plant & equipment is operational & ready for use when needed.

· Working with the Maintenance Manager & equipment users to ensure a clear understanding of requirements & timescales.

· Understanding & ensuring adherence to equipment inspection processes - fault/damage reporting, .

· Any other tasks as necessary to support the work of the company and raise the profile of Bennett Landscapes.


Training Programme

· Undertake an Individual Learning Plan as agreed with the Training Manager.

· Work with line manager (Maintenance Manager) & Training Manager to develop on-the-job training , to develop skills & knowledge .

· Attend necessary workshops / College to undertake off-the job training in support of achieving the apprenticeship portfolio.

· Spend minimum 20% of time in off-the job training

· Undertake regular reviews with line management (Maintenance Manager) & Training Manager to review progress and undertake any agreed action plans in support of the Individual Learning Plan.


Key skills and attributes:

· A keen interest in mechanics, mechanical repair & servicing.

· A willingness to learn & develop skills

· Proactive attitude & be a natural problem solver