Service Engineering Apprentice with Cable Detection
Employment Type:
£4.00 per hour
ST11 9RD
Closing Date:
31st May, 2017

Reporting to the Service Supervisor, this position is offered at £4 per hour initially, rising to £4.50 after a successful 6 month probation period. The salary will be reviewed again after 12 months service.

Following full training, the post holder will service and calibrate high specification cable avoidance tools and accessories;

– Service, repair and maintain the hire fleet equipment
– Service and repair customer products to tight deadlines
– Keep accurate records of work carried out on all instruments
– Liaise with customer co-ordinators to ensure full satisfaction is met

The following standards of performance required;

– Carry out fault finding and diagnosis of hire equipment and our customer’s instruments
– Perform routine services on instruments
– Prepare estimates for service (time and material costs) and maintain records
– Continue to increase knowledge of all company products through liaison with all departments
– Able to steadily increase levels of productivity to meet company targets, whilst maintaining quality standards
– Develop knowledge of company quality policies and procedures
– Maintain a clean and safe working environment
– Perform other reasonable duties in the department as required, for example administration and the unpacking/cleaning of electrical equipment prior to servicing
– Ensure inter-departmental communication is fully met

Please consider how you will travel to this employers location.

Skills required for this apprenticeship;

– Previous workshop experience preferred, eg soldering and using hand tools
– PC literate for use of in-house systems and MS Office
– Highly motivated and keen to learn new skills
– A logical and systematic approach to work with a keen eye for detail
– Good communication skills to liaise with other department
– Able to listen, understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
– Ability to work on own initiative and within a small team

Personal qualities required for this apprenticeship;

– Excellent attendance & punctuality
– Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
– Must have a flexible approach to work, with the ability to multi task
– Able to travel independently to work, due to the rural nature of the site

Qualifications required for this apprenticeship;

GCSE English & Maths grade c or above or equivalent qualification are preferred

Interested in gaining a qualification in Electrical Engineering.

Hours of Work

Full time

Apprenticeship Framework

Engineering Maintenance Level 3

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Since 2000 Cable Detection Ltd, part of Hexagon, have specialised in manufacturing and servicing buried utility location equipment. Every year, site workers are injured due to inadvertently striking buried utilities. Their products increase on-site safety, minimise human error and make locating buried cables and pipes a simple and efficient task. Their products help: Protect the workforce Reduce cable strikes Avoid costly and time consuming repairs. Located in Staffordshire (UK) with a customer base stretching around the world we believe that technology should help us reduce the risk of human error on-site and we strive to deliver market leading products to enable this. In 2005 Cable Detection became part of the Hexagon. Hexagon AB is a global technology group with strong market positions in measurement technologies. Hexagon has more than 7,500 employees in 39 countries. Hexagon's vision is to be number one or number two in each strategic business and the group's strategy is to be the most cost-efficient and innovative supplier.