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Job Title : Fabrication Engineer Apprentice
Employer : Flare Products Ltd
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 9NX
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Engineering
Vacancy Reference : VAC-11983
Brief Description : Flare Products Ltd are looking for an apprentice fabricator / welder working to design drawings using MIG and TIG welding equipment. General workshop assistance as required. Internal training and mentoring will be given.

 

Qualifications Required : You will need a minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English, maths and science or a technical subject such as Engineering or Product Design.

A level two in Engineering would be advantageous.
Vacancy Detail : Flare Products Ltd are looking for an apprentice fabricator / welder working to design drawings using MIG and TIG welding equipment. General workshop assistance as required. Internal training and mentoring will be given.

Flare Products is looking for an Apprentice Fabrication Engineer. Working to design drawings, the successful candidate will have completed Levels one and two of the apprenticeship route and be working towards Level three. Full internal training and mentoring will be given. Progression is likely with experience.

This role will suit someone who works well under pressure with changing priorities, has an eye for meticulous detail and quality and is willing to learn and evolve as a fabricator / welder.

Main duties include (but not limited to):

• MIG and TIG welding.
• Pining and lining of cylinders.
• Cutting and drilling of carbon (mild) and stainless steels.
• Threading using pipe threading machine.
• General workshop assistance.

Any other duties arising as competence grows.

• Proven fabrication skills.
• Adaptability to changing work priorities.
• Eye for detail and quality work.
• Confident team player able to work alone and within existing close-knit team.
Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5 hrs p/w Mon-Fri 08:00-16:00
Salary : £220.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 17/11/2019
Possible Start Date : 06/01/2020
Personal Qualities : • Willingness to learn and progress.
• Enthusiasm.
• Flexibility.
Skills Required : • Adaptability to changing work priorities.
• Eye for detail and quality work.
• Confident team player able to work alone and within existing close-knit team.
Future Prospects : To progress within the apprenticeship programme and the company.
Training to be Provided : The qualifications you will study to achieve will depend on your chosen pathway, and include:

NVQs (work-based learning)

• Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma
• Engineering Maintenance NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma
• Fabrication and Welding Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma
• Engineering Technical Support NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma.

Technical Certificates (classroom-based learning)

• Fabrication and Welding Engineering Technology Level 3 Diploma
• EAL Engineering Technology Level 3 Diploma.

You will also have the opportunity to achieve the following additional qualifications:

• English, maths and ICT Functional Skills
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:

• Engineering and Environmental Health and Safety
• Engineering Organisational Efficiency and Improvement
• Electrical and Electronic Principles
• Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding
• Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding
• Advanced Milling
• Advanced Turning

You will also study specialist units depending on the pathway you choose.

Other Information:

Time will be allocated for attendance at college to complete the NVQ.

PPE / RPE is mandatory and will be provided by the Company.

You will be mentored by more experienced members of the team.
Things to consider : Time will be allocated for attendance at college to complete the NVQ.

PPE / RPE is mandatory and will be provided by the Company.

You will be mentored by more experienced members of the team.

The role is workshop based, will involve long periods of standing and manual handling.

Site attendance under the supervision of an experienced colleague may be required.

Stewartby has limited public transport; consideration should be given to transport to / from work / college. A full, clean driving licence would be an asset.

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