• Engineering Technician Apprentice

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  • Overview

    Every Year our teams deliver up to 150 million items through our network. Having the largest individual share of the national market and employing over 8,000 people in the UK there is no better time to join The People Network. 


    At TNT our workforce is our future. With that in mind we are expanding our industry recognised 5 Year Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Scheme and we currently have an opportunity to join our team in Edinburgh.


    Have you always had a passion or interest for all things mechanical? Did you tinker with cars and engines and wondered how to make a career out of it? If so, why not apply to be part of our programme.


    As an Engineering Technician Apprentice you will form part of a professional on site engineering team who are responsible for maintaining our large and varied fleet, ranging from company cars to trucks and trailers. To ensure this diverse fleet is serviced and maintained to the highest standards we are looking for driven, enthusiastic and self motivated individuals to join our team.


    Vehicle repair is challenging, hands-on work – every vehicle will present a new problem to solve but you’ll feel satisfied when the job is done and the vehicle is back on the road.


    With the support of our Depot Engineers and Workshop Managers you will learn new skills and work towards a Level 3 apprenticeship standard in Heavy Vehicle Maintenance and Repair. If you successfully complete the apprenticeship you will be offered the opportunity to join the team on a permanent basis as a skilled Vehicle Maintenance Technician. This really is a superb opportunity to join a leading organization and secure a successful career in Engineering.


    Some of the tasks you will be working on include:

    • Vehicle servicing
    • Heavy vehicle repairs
    • Suspension repairs
    • Brake inspections and repairs
    • Safety inspection
    • General maintenance of a heavy vehicle

    We are interested to hear from people with any of these qualities:

    • A passion for engineering
    • Able to demonstrate a good mechanical aptitude
    • Good communication skills both written and verbal
    • Proactive, highly motivated and keen to develop new skills
    • Numerate with good attention to detail
    • Ability to work on multiple tasks
    • Demonstrable abilities of honesty and reliability
    • GCSE’s Grade C or above in Maths and English
    • Able to commit to a 5 year programme


    As part of your qualification you will be required to attend off site residential training for periods of time which will require overnight stays.


    Interview Dates: April/ May

    Possible Start date: August / September


    Pay Rates:

    Year 1 - £6.52 per hour rising each year


    Working Hours:

    Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm with an hour for lunch (39 hours per week)


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