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Steel Erector Apprentice Archbell Greenwood Srtructures

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Steel Erector based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

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Closing date: 07 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001750831

  • Positions

    2 available

This vacancy is for an Apprentice Steel Erector based in Fleetwood, Lancashire. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to undertake valuable work experience whilst gaining on the job qualifications.

The vacancy is an opportunity for someone who is interested in pursuing a career in Engineering. If successful, the apprenticeship could consist of up to 4 years learning. 

The first year will be based full time (Mon-Fri) at Training 2000 Ltd in the Engineering workshop where the apprentice will gain an insight into Engineering and start to develop new skills relevant to the tasks they will be completing once they return to their respective employer. As well as this they will also begin their Further Education course (BTEC Diploma) which will be 1 day a week classroom-based learning.

The Engineering Steel Erector role encompasses the installation and dismantling of the capital plant steel infrastructure which makes up engineering and construction projects, these operations are by nature complex and non-repetitive. 

The construction is achieved through the use of static and mobile moving and lifting equipment and accessories and as the assembly of the structure progresses, can involve the use of additional specialist access equipment. Erectors will use powered as well as non-powered hand tools to assemble the structure, this can also require the fixing of metal decking, safety netting and edge rails to facilitate safe working.

Applicants will require a high level of physical fitness and be comfortable with living and working away from home after the first year of training at Training 2000.

The first year will require travelling to Training 2000 facilities in Blackburn. Transport for which may be provided and fully funded by the company, in addition to a substantial learners wage where you will earn while you learn. 

Your career will entail working both outdoors and at height. 

A willingness to embrace these circumstances and to have a high regard for safety and respect is essential for meeting the company expectations.

The Engineering Construction Erector role encompasses the installation and dismantling of the capital plant steel infrastructure which makes up engineering and construction projects, these operations are by nature complex and non-repetitive.

Engineering Construction Erectors often work in hazardous environments such as working at height, over water and in confined spaces.

The Engineering Construction Erector role encompasses:

  • Installation of capital plant steel infrastructure
  • Dismantling of capital plant steel infrastructure
  • Using static and mobile moving and lifting equipment to progress the structure
  • Using powered and non-powered hand tools
  • Fixing metal decking, safety netting and edge rails to facilitate safe working

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good timekeeping skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Must possess an interest in engineering
  • Motivated and committed individual
  • Strong work ethic
  • Good attention to detail
  • A technical mind
  • Analytical
  • Ability to work at height
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to think outside the box, curious and innovative

Desired qualifications

Applicants will have a good educational record, with GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths, English, and a science or Technical Subject, and be able to demonstrate an exemplary attendance record at their place of education to date

Future prospects

  • Highest qualification in its field, recognised throughout the industry
  • Possible supervisory and/or setting out engineering roles available on individual development
  • Engineers are inventors, designers and problem solvers, people who make a difference to the way we live
  • As trained professionals, engineers are well paid and highly respected. Many get top jobs and even run their own companies
  • If you enjoy working as part of a team, like solving problems and have a practical flair, you will find engineering has a lot to offer

Things to consider

Please do not contact the company directly.

Please note we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for this role.


About the employer

Archbell Greenwood Structures (AGS) are a Fleetwood based company specialising in structural steelwork erecting/fabricating on major UK projects.

Recent projects have included the home of British film - Pinewood Studios Expansion Project, New European Headquarters for the Bloomberg Financial Media Organisation & the Walkie Talkie Skyscraper in London.

Employer

Archbell Greenwood Srtructures

Address

1

Lofthouse Way

Fleetwood

FY7 6ST

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING 2000 LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Training 2000 Ltd

Contact

Chris Cumpstey 01254 54659

Level 2 Structural Steelwork Erector apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Diploma in Erecting Engineering Construction Capital Plant Steel Structures L3
  • Diploma in Engineering L3
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if not already achieved

Apprenticeship standard

Structural steelwork erector

Level 2 (GCSE)


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