Mechanical Engineer Apprentice Analytical Instrument Tube Systems Ltd

Exciting opportunity to join a small team of very experienced Engineers in an ever growing company. The programme is a 2-4 year apprenticeship in the mechanical/electric field. The apprenticeship will include working in all aspects of the workshop to Installation.

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Working days: 5 Total working week hours: 39 paid =- 41.5 Start time: 07.30 – 4.30 Mon –Thursday 07.30 – 1pm Fri 30 Lunch break during the day

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting opportunity for a young Engineer to join us as an apprentice. This could be up to a 4 year apprenticeship depending on entry level. Both Level 2 and level 3 applications are welcome.

You will be involved primarily in Mechanical work but will also have an Electrical bias. You will be workshop based but there are opportunities to work on sites around the UK and overseas.

Main duties to include:

  • Interpret first and third angle drawings to build bespoke analytical instrumentation units.
  • Instrument pipefitting / tubing and electrical build.
  • Fitting of brackets to support instrumentation.
  • Fit electrical, electronic components.
  • Measuring and marking out, cutting and forming materials.
  • Booking in and checking quality of materials.
  • Involved in Health & Safety & Housekeeping activities.
  • Quality Check the completed assembly to ensure that all operations have been completed and the finished assembly meets the required specification.
  • Installing, Testing and commissioning units.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The successful candidate will need:

  • Basic understanding of Health and Safety policies.
  • The individual will be required to attend college every week to undertake their study programme.
  • To have highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • To be able to prioritise workload.
  • To have good time management and organisational skills.
  • To have a professional telephone manner.
  • To have good people skills.
  • To be able to demonstrate customer focus.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will need:

  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Desire to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Technical problem-solving skills.
  • Pro-active and committed to customer service.


Qualifications required

To apply for this position, you will need:

For Level 2

  • GCSE – English & Maths  at grades A- C (or equivalent).
  • A PEO or other relevant Engineering qualification desirable but not essential.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship: Taken on full time. Progression to higher qualifications. Working on costings, Quotes, Design and CAD.

Things to consider

The salary is £200 Per week approx. depending on experience, with re-view every 6 months. Telford College are managing this vacancy on behalf of this company. As part of the screening process of applications you may be contacted by Telford College and invited in for a face to face interview as part of our screening process. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

About the employer

We are a small team of 6 and have all completed an Engineering apprenticeship in our lifetime. We are experts in system integration, With over 60 combined years of worldwide experience within the analyser systems business. Including full project management, design and build of sample systems and analyser packages for a wide and varied market. We supply complete competitive analytical instrumentation solutions tailored to your exact specifications, With full customer support. At our UK systems build facility we can cater for all your instrumentation needs. We also offer CAD design, engineering, site installation and site supervision. We have excellent Knowledge in instrument pipefitting/ Tubing and electrical build/ Installation which covers both safe and Atex hazardous areas. We also offer site install hot tapings in water mains and on water treatment/process plants. All projects can be supplied with full documentation packages, spares and service for long term customer satisfaction.


Analytical Instrument Tube Systems Ltd


Unit 6

Stafford Park 12



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Training provider

Level 2:

  • Level 2 BTEC Diploma Engineering.
  • NVQ Level 2 Performing Engineering Operations.
  • Functional Skills, Maths English at Level 1.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Telford College of Arts & Technology


Apprentice Team 01952 642452

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Closing date: 21 Sep 2017