Get started More

Apprentice Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

Reference number: SW-003478
  • Salary: £15,000.00 pa
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Premier Plant Hire
  • Location: Southwark

 Level 2 Apprenticeship

Premier Plant Hire are looking for a technically minded person who has a passion for engineering and wants to train alongside their experienced fitters. The training on the job will comprise all aspects of servicing, testing, fault finding and repairing their equipment in-house and on customers’ sites.

The position of Apprentice Construction Equipment Maintenance Mechanic will be to become proficient in the following duties:

  • Diagnosing faults
  • Repairing
  • Testing
  • Servicing the large number of plant equipment that Premier Plant Hire offers both on their premises and at their customers’ sites

Apprentices can expect to get their hands dirty and will need to have a genuine interest in what makes a piece of machinery work and how to fix a problem if it doesn’t. The company would like the candidate to be passionate about engineering and enthusiastic about their job.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm (one hour of breaks)

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    19 Apr 2021

Register your interest

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and enthusiastic
  • Great attention to detail
  • Able to take and follow instructions
  • Able to work under own initiative

Desired qualifications

GCSE Grade C / Level 4 or above in four subjects to include maths and English or equivalents.

Future prospects

The successful candidate may be offered full-time employment at the end of their Apprenticeship with excellent career prospects within the company.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Based in London since 1974, Premier Plant Hire offer a broad spectrum of plant hire ranging from electric drills to compact excavators. The range includes items like electric modular conveyor belts and Diesel Particulate Filters to enable plant with diesel engines to work in confined spaces.

Date posted: 23/03/2021

If you are a Southwark resident and would like help in applying for this job, or one that suits you, please register your interest below.

All Construction apprenticeships