Apprentice Electrical Workshop Technician

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Number of vacancies:
1

Company name:
Composite Integration LTD

Company location:
PL12 6LZ

Salary per week:
£240

Hours:
40

Duties:

Working as part of a team, you will learn to consistently build machines and equipment to the correct specifications and standards. This will include problem solving and coming up with solutions on non-standard equipment.

In this role you are accountable for:

  • Build standard and non-standard machines and equipment as required to a high standard
  • Complete tests of equipment as required ensuring equipment passes inspection, is safe and works correctly
  • Accurately complete all relevant documentation correctly for each machine making sure all necessary test information is captured.  Also ensuring parts used and time spent have been correctly recorded on MRP
  • Support with the creation and design of solutions to engineering problems as required
  • Support with customer understanding of any information given over the phone to help solve their problems
  • Maintain the safety of yourself and others within the workshop. Ensuring safe working methods are used and that the correct PPE is also worn as appropriate for each task

Training:

This is a Level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship programme run in conjunction with City College Plymouth involving:

  • Attendance at College one day per week plus a block release session in October and February half term for year 1 and 2
  • Work-based learning and training to gain a level 2 and 3 certificate / diploma in an engineering / manufacturing discipline
  • Extensive on-the-job training

This apprenticeship has an expected duration of 4 years.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

Knowledge and Expertise.

  • Demonstrate good electrical hand skills and comfortable using hand and power tools
  • Willingness to work towards understanding the theoretical knowledge of electrical engineering principles.
  • Willing to learn and understand the manufacturing, building, commissioning and testing of new equipment.
  • Ability to understand and interpret information and data for the proper performance of engineering projects.
  • Good computer literacy skills, with the ability to use engineering related software systems

 

Personal qualities

  • Organised and methodical approach to completing work tasks and managing one’s own workload under pressure and to deadlines
  • Demonstrable strong but calm independent analytical and problem-solving abilities in challenging, stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and processes
  • Ability to use ones owns initiative, self-motivated and a confident decision maker.
  • Demonstrable high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and clearly communicate technical information in person or over the phone
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to work in small teams on multiple protects.
  • A strong desire for lifelong learning to continually broaden and improve personal capability
  • On occasions willingness to travel and work independently

 

Desired qualifications

Minimum 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above. Including maths, English and science.

Prospects:

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you may be offered full-time employment.

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