Job Title : Workshop Engineer Apprentice
Employer : L C Services
Location : Turvey, Bedfordshire, MK43 8BH
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Electrical Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11767
Brief Description : As an Apprentice for LC Services you will be trained to complete the rebuild and testing of electromechanical assemblies and mechanical pumps using standard operational procedures.
Qualifications Required : To be considered for this apprenticeship you must have A*-D (9-3) in science, maths and English or a Level 2 equivalent
To be considered for the level 3 equivalent of this apprenticeship, you must have A*-C (9-4) in science, maths and English or a Level 2 equivalent
Vacancy Detail : As an Apprentice for LC Services you will be trained to complete the rebuild and testing of electromechanical assemblies and mechanical pumps using standard operational procedures. This apprenticeship is a multi skilled position which includes both electronic and electro mechanical engineering.
You will receive initial training on the various instruments and test equipment used. Once confident, you will be required to work on your own initiative to complete work schedules as required.
You will also be required to carry out repairs and rebuilds on a wide variety of mechanical vacuum/rough pumps and electro mechanical sub assemblies. In addition you will need the ability to work as part of a team and liaise with other departments .
They must be hands on and have mechanical engineering skills, it is essential that applicants are self motivated and have excellent attention to detail. No previous experience with mechanical vacuum/rough pumps and/or scientific instrumentation is necessary as full training will be provided on the various products.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37 hrs pw Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Salary : £200.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 28/04/2019
Possible Start Date : 13/05/2019
Personal Qualities : You must be self motivated and have excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Proven interest in engineering
Skills Required : We are looking for someone who is hands on and has a minimum of one year mechanical engineering experience gained either through work or a college / school based course. You should have good problem solving skills and the be familiar with hand tools.
No previous experience with mechanical vacuum/rough pumps and/or scientific instrumentation is necessary as full training will be provided on the various products.
Future Prospects : The successful candidate will progress within the company to become a Workshop Engineer
Training to be Provided : The company will provided in-house training as well as Bedford College training and qualifications to be -
• Performing Engineering Operations NVQ Level 2 Diploma (QCF) – with bias to match chosen pathway
• Industrial Environment Awareness Level 2 Award in (QCF)
• English Functional Skills Level 2
• Maths Functional Skills Level 2
• Employee Rights & Responsibilities
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria.
Things to consider : Please make sure that you are able to travel to Turvey independently which is approximately 5 miles North of Bedford before applying.
This position is currently advertised as a Level 2, but can be a Level 3 (Advanced) for the right candidate.
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