Apprentice Service Engineer


We require an Apprentice Service Engineer, based at our Perth Depot. You will be working alongside existing Agricultural Engineers covering Perthshire, assisting with repairs and maintenance to New Holland Tractors and all relative products.

This apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to earn a wage and work full time. This means you develop your skills in a real working environment from day one and are able to put the skills you learn through our apprenticeship scheme directly into practice at work.

Job Details:

  • Carry out supervised repairs and maintenance of equipment
  • Reporting back to suitable staff any parts required for order
  • Provide support to other members of your team with day to day procedures and requirements
  • Installation of operating systems and applications to customer specifications after you have received the appropriate training
  • Carry out all duties associated with your position
  • Take instruction and carry out tasks to the best of your ability

 Skills Required:

  • Understand and respect confidentiality
  • Good time-keeping
  • Strong communication skills
  • The primary skills required to be a successful apprentice will be an eagerness to learn, have an interest and aptitude for agriculture and agricultural machinery
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and organise priorities.
  • Ability to take ownership of issues and work to tight timescales.
  • Willingness to be flexible with working hours and to work paid over time when required
  • Needs to be able to work within a team environment
  • Previous service engineering experience isn’t needed as training will be given but the ideal candidate needs to be proactive and committed to work

Apprenticeship Duration

After successful completion of a three month trial period, and after completion of one year continuous service, the candidate will be enrolled within our New Holland Apprenticeship Scheme in order to advance their skills and understanding. Apprenticeships are available for anyone over 16 years of age.

Future Prospects:

After successfully completing a 4 year Apprenticeship, you will be a time served Agricultural Service Engineer.  Any opportunity to advance within the company as an Agricultural Engineer will be discussed on an individual basis.

Please contact:

To apply download our application form and return along with a full CV to or by post FAO John Hogg, Agricar Ltd, West Huntingtower, Perth, PH1 3NR