Apprentice Plant Technician

Position: Apprentice Plant Technician

Location: Mayfield, Dalkeith

Are you ready to take the first step into an exciting career in the world of plant maintenance and repair?

Look no further! The NWH Group, a national waste management company, is thrilled to offer a dynamic apprenticeship opportunity at our Garage workshop in Mayfield, Dalkeith.

As a committed industry leader, we are dedicated to fostering the growth of budding talents within our field.

Why Choose NWH Group for Your Apprenticeship?

At NWH Group, we understand that every great career starts with a solid foundation. As an Apprentice Plant Technician, you will be an integral part of our Plant Maintenance team, reporting to experienced Fleet/Garage Managers and senior Plant Technicians who are eager to share their wealth of knowledge with you. Our primary goal is to equip you with the skills and expertise necessary to excel in plant maintenance.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

As an Apprentice Plant Technician, your journey will be filled with hands-on experiences and valuable learning opportunities.

Quality Repairs and Servicing: You will contribute to maintaining a high standard of repairs and servicing on a variety of plant equipment, ensuring they meet industry benchmarks and regulations.

You’ll get involved in identifying and resolving different types of faults, enriching your problem-solving skills whilst Adhering to Health and Safety regulations and company policies, fostering a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues. You’ll Learn to effectively use specialised tools according to safety guidelines, enhancing your technical expertise. You’ll get to be part of the team that handles onsite breakdowns, building your resilience and adaptability. Completion of job cards and service sheets, contributing to efficient workflow.

If you embrace opportunities for growth, want to attend training courses and college sessions to expand your knowledge, collaborate seamlessly with your colleagues and build strong relationships within the workshop and beyond then this apprenticeship is right up your street.

We maintain a clean and organised workspace, reflecting our commitment to excellence.

What we're looking for:


  • Enrolled in or working towards an SVQ level 3/4 in Construction Plant Maintenance & Repair or equivalent.
  • Ability to perform under pressure while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills.
  • Outstanding team player with a passion for learning.
  • Basic awareness of Health & Safety regulations


Previous mechanical experience (not essential but a plus).​​​​​​

What Success Looks Like:

Quality Work: Your work meets and even exceeds industry standards.

Efficiency: All paperwork, job cards, and service sheets are accurately completed and submitted promptly.

Collaboration: You establish positive relationships with colleagues and departments, showcasing your teamwork.

Safety Adherence: Your commitment to Health & Safety regulations creates a secure work environment.

Company Values: You embody our company values and business ethos in all your actions.

Kick-start your career journey with us and become a skilled Apprentice Plant Technician at NWH Group. Apply now and take the first step towards an apprenticeship that promises growth, learning, and achievement. Together, we'll shape the future of plant maintenance!

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