Apprentice Service Engineer

Nationwide Platforms
Competitive Salary plus benefits
31 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice Service Engineer to be part of our Nationwide Platforms Apprenticeship Scheme 2017 working in partnership with the National Construction College in Bircham Newton. As Apprentice Service Engineer you will be working with our team at our depot.

Our apprenticeships give you the unique opportunity to learn, work and gain hands-on experience of the mechanics, hydraulics and electrics behind our market fleet of powered access platforms. As well as training at a local depot, we’ll also guide you through training with the NCC as you work towards a level 3 NVQ in Plant Maintenance (Access Platforms)

Responsibilities include: -

  • As a participant of the Nationwide Platforms Apprentice Training programme, the Apprentice Service Engineer will be developed to fulfil the role outlined as part of a structured training programme delivered in conjunction with the CITB National Training College and have the opportunity to work on one of Europe’s largest construction sites

Support the Location Service Manager in the effective running of the Depot Workshop.
Carry out pre delivery inspection (PDI) of machines at depot or on site as required and in conformance with manufacture’ specification, company policy and the regulations affecting the use.
Repair machines at depot or on site as required ensuring conformance with manufactures specification and company policy.
To complete planned maintenance activities including maintaining the appearance of the fleet to corporate standard.
Maintain high levels of personal appearance, ensuring uniform and personal protective equipment are used correctly

The ideal candidate will have: -

  • A-C Grades in Maths and English however not essential

Passion for Engineering
Good customer service skills
Good organisation skills with the ability to multi task and prioritise deadlines
Ability to work on own and as part of a team


  • A Competitive Salary

Health Cash Plan
Childcare vouchers
Inclusion in the company share scheme
Pension capped at 5%
25 days holiday

If you are successful you will need to attend a Assessment day on either the 23rd August or the 24th August 2017 at the NCC college in Bircham Newton. Further information will be sent to you.

For further information please contact the Recruitment Team on 01455 206808 or . If you do not hear within 6 weeks of your application please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Part of the Loxam Group, Nationwide Platforms is the UK’s largest powered access specialist with a fleet of 10,500 machines operating from a network of 26 depots. With a workforce of more than 900 employees and 25 years’ experience in working at height, it has unprecedented knowledge on the widest range of access platforms as well as expertise on specific product, site and working at height challenges.

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