Apprentice Engineer

Posted 12 September by Hss Hire Service Group
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As an Apprentice Engineer you will service and repair the full range of hire equipment and products; maintaining the quality, safety, reliability and availability of hire stock in a cost effective manner whilst working towards obtaining a NVQ Level 3 in Plant Maintenance.

Your Level 3 apprenticeship will last for 1 year, in addition to your 2 previous years undertaken via your NVQ Level 2. You will attend the Reasheath College based in Cheshire for block release periods of 4 weeks, and receive on-the-job training within the depot/branch when not attending college.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork between colleagues across all HSS locations, to ensure delivery of an effective workshop performance.
  • Routine service and maintenance of all hire equipment and products under the guidance of the Regional Engineering Manager or mentor.
  • Liaise with the Regional Engineering Manager when spare parts are required to ensure cost effective repairs
  • Liaise with Regional Engineering Manager to estimate and advise on equipment repair costs also providing recommendations regarding write off, damage and recharge to customers
  • Carry out refurbishment of equipment and products where necessary

Ensure service records are maintained and updated onto Spanner and daily worksheets are populated

  • Adhere to company guidelines on Health & Safety at Work
  • Complete statutory inspections when required under the supervision of the Workshop Manager or Mentor.
  • Adhere to damage process, ensure product damage is highlighted
  • Represent the company and values ("HSSness") of the business and portray a professional and business-like image to all customers, potential customers and other people you meet in the course of your work.
  • Be a key driver in serious about safety by leading from the front.
  • Ensure workshops and products / equipment are maintained to our 360? brand.
  • Carry out other tasks and duties as required

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required:


  • Manual handling awareness
  • Strong communication skills


  • Experience in maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Experience working in a similar industry

Equality and Diversity

  • HSS Hire is committed to equality of opportunity

Reference: 36097899

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