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Apprentice Vehicle Body Builder/Fitter

The King Group (est. 1962) manufacture and convert specialist trailers, vehicles and plant for the construction, highways, rail, defence and nuclear industries with a prestigious end client portfolio of Government and blue-chip organisations.


Apprentice Vehicle Body Builder/Fitter

King Highway Products

Riverside, Market Harborough

 £180 per week – Monday to Thursday


Due to continuing business expansion, King Highway Products Ltd are looking to recruit an apprentice commercial vehicle body builder/fitter (including mechanical and electrical fitting) to convert commercial vehicle manufacturers’ chassis cabs to bespoke highway industry vehicles with specialist lorry bodies, lights, surveillance and safety equipment to the highest standards.  For a hard working and committed individual with a minimum of three GCSE’s at grades C/4 or above, we are offering you an exciting and worthwhile career, working alongside an established and committed workforce.


The Role:


Day to Day tasks will be varied and include training to carry out specialist commercial vehicle assembly and maintenance including:


  • Install mechanical brackets, cut chassis members to required length, drill as required for bracket attachment
  • Cut, bend, fit and assemble components, using hand tools and portable power tools
  • Mount traffic management cushions and light boards to chassis brackets, connect mechanically and electrically
  • Install electrical wiring for dome lights, taillights, brake lights and other equipment according to specified procedures
  • Spray or brush paint primer or protective coating on wood and metal surfaces
  • Following safe systems of work during the process of electrical and mechanical fitting
  • General labouring, vehicle maintenance and workshop duties


The Benefits:


  • Start earning straight from college
  • Regular pay reviews linked to competence
  • Paid employment while studying to NVQ level, leading to a permanent position
  • Long term job security in a growing industry


Next Steps:


To apply, please send your CV and accompanying letter stating your reasons for applying to: at your earliest convenience.  The King Group ( are a wholly owned subsidiary of the  Group of Companies.  We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any suitably qualified persons.