Apprentice Mechanic (3rd Year)

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1378209

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Apprentice Mechanic (3rd Year) based in Dunmurry.

Job title: Apprentice  Mechanic (3rd Year)

Reports to: Plant Manager

Job purpose

The successful applicant will join as a 3rd Year Apprentice Mechanic.

This role will operate on a 4 day per week placement with Farrans and a 1 day release to college. With the structure of the training through day release, assessments and tests, Farrans will support  and encourage their Apprentices throughout the programme.

Each Apprentice will be teamed with a work ‘Buddy’ and a ‘Mentor’ which will provide an internal support network and reassurance that help will always be at hand.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Actively promote safe working practices on the use of machines and equipment.
  • Undertake all repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with work requests and pre-determined specifications.
  • Fault finding, testing and replacement or repairs.
  • PSV/ MOT preparation.
  • Completion of all the necessary paperwork which supports the role.

Working conditions

This role will be based between our Head Office and on a number of onsite projects. Therefore, applicants will need to have a flexible approach to working hours as required to meet the needs of business. 



  • GCSEs grade A*-C, including English, Maths and Science or equivalent.
  • Full Driving License.

Skills & Competencies

  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Accurate and consistent approach.
  • Self-motivated. Capable of working under minimal supervision and on own initiative with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • An excellent professional demeanour.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below and forward your CV

Closing Date: 2nd January 2019

Farrans Construction is an Equal Opportunities employer.