Engineering Apprentice - Leeds FINNING (UK) LTD.

Think BIG, apply NOW. Our Land Based Service Engineer Technicians will refurbish, recondition and make key decisions regarding the health of Caterpillar products to suit customer needs. The successful candidate(s) will carry out a broad range of duties relating to the proper maintenance of equipment within the Construction Equipment Group.

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Apprenticeship summary

This is a 4-year programme. During the first two years of the apprenticeship you will develop skills in maintenance, repair and troubleshooting, the next two years will allow you to develop advanced diagnostic skills and repair techniques.

·       Undertake overhaul, repair or refurbishment work on the machine 

·       Carry out standard diagnosis tests on machine components 

·       Complete commercial assessments and field inspections 

·       Check and record all parts and materials required for machine preparation work

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  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, may work weekends

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

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  • Standards

    Land-based service engineering technician

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Requirements and prospects

Desired Skills

Communication skills,Attention to detail,Organisation skills,Customer care skills,Problem solving skills,Analytical skills,Logical,Team working

Personal qualities

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English,Maths and Science (Grade Minimum Grade 4) Essential

Future prospects

You will train to become a Finning service engineer. Our engineers are skilled practical personnel who repair and maintain Caterpillar® equipment. Our qualified service engineers can be workshop or site based.

Things to consider

Successful completion of this apprenticeship will be accepted by the Institution of Agricultural Engineers as meeting the Engineering Councils requirements for Engineering Technician (EngTech) registration.

About the Employer

Finning is the UK and Ireland distributor for the world-renowned Caterpillar products with over 80 years of industry leading achievement. We believe that our people are the heart and soul of our company and fundamental to our success. Apart from the satisfaction of working with a brand leader we offer an attractive all round package including 25 days holiday, pension scheme, healthcare, share scheme and various flexible benefits.