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Apprentice Construction Plant Engineer - Redditch

Job Reference
ACPE-MK-W-113258
Salary Description
Competitive
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Redditch ,
Redditch
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Who are MKL and why you should work with us

At MKL we are proud to be one of the largest construction equipment distributors in the UK. We supply some of the world’s most exciting and ground-breaking products including Intelligent Machine Control (iMC) and Hybrid Excavators reducing our customers fuel usage. 

We value our local community – with wanting to improve lives and minimising environmental impact being at the top of our lists.

We are continuously building a culture where enthusiastic and motivated people (just like you!) can construct a life-long career, within a reputable brand. Known for our quality and innovation, we are regularly searching for talented individuals to join our diverse, and friendly team.

Come and join us to make good products even better – we’d love to hear from you!

 

About the role

Background and details:

We are looking for an Apprentice Construction Plant Engineer who is looking to start an exciting career within Heavy Plant engineering.  Reporting to the Branch Manager, this role will allow you to develop and learn skills that will enable you to pave the way to a fulfilling career within the industry.  

 

Duties and responsibilities

Along with your ongoing college work and visits, your daily tasks will be:

Working day to day as part of a close-knit team in a workshop environment. Working on an extensive range of technologically advanced equipment gaining hands on practical experience with supervision.

Gaining an understanding in the following:

  • Major repair work.
  • Components used.
  • The importance of team working and communication skills.
  • The benefits of working smart and planning and scheduling repair jobs.
  • Workings of major components.
  • Planning prior to disassembly.
  • Internal inspections of disassembled components as per manufacture specification.
  • The importance of back-office support and the duties involved.
  • Installations of MDiG equipment

 

What skills and behaviours are we looking for?

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an interest in heavy machinery.
  • Enjoy problem solving.
  • Follow instructions.
  • Be a team player.
  • Want to develop a career within the industry.

 Qualifications: GSCE grade 4 (C) or above in Mathematics, English and Science

 

What we can offer you 

  • Competitive salary and financial incentives per year completed.
  • Pension scheme
  • Up to 27 days holiday linked to service, plus Christmas shut down
  • On the job professional training to support development
  • Mentoring programme with senior managers 
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