Apprentice Plumber x 2 - Dyno Rod - REF: KA012

Company overview:

"Dyno-Rod was founded in 1963 by Jim Zockoll, a former airline pilot. Dyno-Rod service revolutionised the drain care business. Fifty years of serving Britain, we've cleared 25 million household drains & counting!  We are proud to offer you a full 24 hour emergency response across the UK to residential, commercial and industrial premises."

Key responsibilities: 

To undertake training, both on and off site in plumbing work in order to achieve competent trade skills together with a recognised qualification.

  • To undertake training alongside a qualified plumber on site in all aspects of plumbing including domestic, water service, rainwater pipe, soil stacks and sanitary fittings.
  • To carry out work, following instructions to required standard and quality at various dwellings, corporate buildings & construction projects
  • To work as a team member alongside other trades, colleagues, partners and members of the public
  • To complete all required documentation accurately, on a regular basis, and to specified deadlines
  • To maintain and keep clean any allocated transport
  • To ensure full compliance with all safety procedures and requirements of statutory legislation
  • To attend quarterly review meetings with the Learning and Development Officer to establish progress made against training plans and evaluate training needs on an ongoing basis
  • To attend any other relevant training courses as identified by management

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Good level of English and Maths
  • To be committed to attend the local College for appropriate off site training to obtain the L3
  • To have a desire to work as a plumber

Location: Knowsley Industrial Estate      
Contracted hours: 40 hours per week flexible 7.30am to 6pm  
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage 
Closing date: Monday 19 April 2021     

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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If you would like support completing your application form please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support'