Apprentice Plant Mechanic

What will the apprentice be doing on site

EN:Able Futures, an award-winning apprenticeship employer are partnering with Howard Civil Engineering to offer a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Plant Mechanic to work with Howard Civil Engineering and become part of their growing team.

Howard Civil Engineering is one of the Norths leading civil engineering companies.

Relevant information about the project

• Working area preparation including workshop, facility, and construction site-based to carry out maintenance activities on construction-based equipment.
• Identify, handle and store required resources, tools, and equipment necessary to maintain construction-based equipment, reporting shortages/incomplete stock as appropriate.
• Configure, set, rig, and prepare the plant or equipment safely and efficiently for the accessing, handling and removal of typical components, including the use of securing, jacking and lifting aids for supporting, securing and handling purposes.
• Disconnect, detach and/or remove a wide range of components and ancillary equipment Safely and efficiently from construction-based equipment, including using lifting, securing, and handling aids.
• Dismantle worn, damaged or faulty parts, components, and equipment.
• Overhaul, repair, renovate or repair worn, damaged or faulty parts, components, and equipment.
• Replace and reinstate worn, damaged or faulty construction equipment parts.
• Check of static and operational performance on repaired construction-based equipment to ensure full safe functional activity prior to handover and re-commissioning to operation.
• Basic visual inspections on construction-based equipment both in a workshop, facility, and site-based environments to identify potential issues and problems.
• Repair or modify existing components from construction-based equipment which requires heating, welding, and brazing.
• Install and commission construction-based equipment on site-based environments for operational activities.
• Basic fault-finding and diagnostic activities on hydraulic, electric, mechanical, and pneumatic systems to identify existing problems on construction-based equipment.
• Complete organisational reports to confirm and document the work activity that was undertaken and inform employer and clients of work progress and problems encountered.

Essential qualities

• Ability to work as a team or independently on your own.
• Ability to work and adhere to safe working practices following health & safety regulations.
• Have good customer service skills to create & maintain effective working relationships.
• Have good time management skills to deliver tasks within specified timescales.
• Ability to deal with unexpected situations, and time constraints to complete work safely.
• Deal equally and fairly with individuals from all backgrounds, genders and disabilities.
• Keen to learn with an interest in the construction sector.
• Willingness to work toward the Level 2 qualification.
• Contribute to the development of good working relationships within the team.

Relevant information about the site

Willingness to immediately attain a CSCS card (this will be funded).
2 x GCSE’s grades A-C / 4-9 including Maths, English.

Level 2 Land Based Service Engineer with a duration of 18 months plus EPA (End Point Assessment)

£228.20 Per Week (This is made up of the National Apprentice wage +£17 weekly travel allowance)

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30


Reference HOW-0002-23
Location Leeds
Apprenticeship Apprentice Plant Mechanic
Level Level 2 (Intermediate)