Jobs & Careers | Plant Hire | Lynch

Apprentice Plant Fitter

Required in: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Purpose: Ensuring our Depots have the right level of expertise, today, tomorrow and in future.

As a key influencer across the Lynch team this role will help implement and embed the company vision and behaviours across all that we do. Our vision is about “being the best” at all that we do and enabling our great people to be the best they can be. To achieve this, we need to focus on delivering the highest service and focusing on getting things “right first time”, to support this we need to attract the best people who share our values for success and our passion for making and impact on tomorrows future.

This role is vital for ensuring our behaviours become real and are prioritised to enable our success:

CAN DO - It’s our positive attitude that achieves our can-do approach. We work together as one team to deliver solutions to our challenges.

PASSION - We achieve right first time by having pride and enthusiasm. Being passionate empowers us to deliver an industry leading service to our customers.

ONE TEAM - We put the success of the team ahead of any personal gain. By communicating effectively, we support our colleagues and exceed our customers’ expectations.

RESPECT - We trust and respect our colleagues, and our customers. We have integrity and create inclusive environments creating a healthy, safe, and fun workplace.

As an Apprentice you will be enrolled in a blended learning programme where you will gain an NVQ Level 2 in Plant Maintenance through a mixture of on the job experience and block release training through a leading training provider.

Here at Lynch our Apprenticeship Programme covers all the essential skills and principles you will need to become a Plant Mechanic and you'll learn how to service and repair machines and equipment, including replacing parts and checking and calibrating instruments. You'll also study everything from basic engineering skills to the latest technological advancements in electro-hydraulics and computerised control systems.

From Us

L Lynch Plant Hire & Haulage Limited have an exciting opportunity for you to start your career in construction, as a Plant Fitter Apprentice with a nationally recognised industry leader. The scheme will be set out over two years by the end you will be a Qualified Plant Fitter.

What you’ll be doing:

As a Lynch Apprentice, you will split your time between learning at a training college, but also working on real plant machinery in our Southern Depot.

You will be familiarised with a range of machines and learn how to maintain and repair the equipment. You will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced Fitters.

You will benefit from being a part of a friendly team, guidance and mentoring, career advancement opportunities, and the chance to work with the very latest technology.

Our Apprenticeship Programme allows you to earn as you learn:

Rate from April 2022 Current rate (April 2021 to March 2022) Increase

National Living Wage £9.50 £8.91 6.6%

21-22 Year Old Rate £9.18 £8.36 9.8%

18-20 Year Old Rate £6.83 £6.56 4.1%

16-17 Year Old Rate £4.81 £4.62 4.1%

Apprentice Rate £4.81 £4.30 11.9%

You must have a driver’s licence and own means of transport

You should be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, with a Can-Do attitude and a passion for plant!

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So what next?
If you fit the profile and are up for the challenge, we would love to hear from you!