Milton Keynes College

Engineering Technican Apprentice

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£337 per week
29 Aug 2019
29 Sep 2019
Subject Area
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer Name: Cooperostlund Ltd, NN5 7UA

Working Week: Mon-Fri

Duration: 48 Months​

Possible Start Date: 14/10/2019​

Main Description

Are you looking to start a career in Engineering? Do you have a practical mindset? Apply today if this is the role for you!

Compliance with all health and safety legislation and the company's own safety rules is a pre-requisite.

Responsibilities to include:

Initially working in the Company's main workshop in Duston, Northampton on refurbishment of components for use on client's equipment and on the overhaul of gas engine driven electricity generating plant.

Following an induction period, you will progress to working at client's sites performing routine servicing against a Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule (PPM) and/or as dispatched by HO.

Your primary task will be to learn and develop your skills in order to perform these tasks to the agreed Service Level Agreement (SLA) availability measured in percentage terms.

At times you will be required to work as part of a team typically four technicians, you will be performing minor 'in frame' overhauls on a variety of gas engines working away from home for periods of extended days to complete the work in quick time, minimising equipment down time and thus the expense to the client in revenue loss. Overnight stays will be expected.

You will be responsible for maintaining a clean and presentable working environment and as an ambassador for the Company you will maintain a good client working relationship and maintaining advocacy at all times.

You will be required to attend college to learn the technical aspects of the job.

Things to consider

You must be in easy commutable distance of CooperOstlund's head office in Northampton.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 4/C or above in English, Maths & Science.

Skills Required

  • Practical aptitude for engineering or technology, any experience a bonus
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • PC literate with good communication skills and team working skills
  • Health & Safety aware
  • An ability to drive or be learning to drive

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Smart appearance
  • Effective at following instructions
  • A demonstrable passion for your chosen profession with an ability to concentrate for long periods

Please apply via the link.

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