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Apprentice Service and Calibration Engineer Pullman Instruments UK Ltd

Pullman Instruments UK Ltd are looking to recruit an Apprentice to train as a Service and Calibration Engineer at their site in Harrogate. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to start a career in engineering!

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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

    8:30am – 17:30pm Mon – Thurs 8:30am – 16:30pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    4 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001776602

  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting To: Technical Director & the Head of Technical Services (As per current organisational chart)                                

Main Duties:

Duties and work carried out as agreed with ‘Technical Director & the Head of Technical Services’ as necessary including calibration and minor repair works as specified on the Skills Matrix.

                               

  • Able to use, interrogate and amend information on the Pro Cal System, ensure the system is fully filled in & any delays reported.
  • Print out procedures and amend them with the approval of the laboratory management team, print out certificates & labels.
  • Understand mathematical techniques, formula and calculations.
  • Produce technical documentation that contains all the relevant and necessary data and information required for the task.
  • Develop effective business and/or customer relationships.
  • Make any changes/amendments to technical documentation using agreed quality assurance control procedures.
  • Understand the requirements of the customer (internal/external) and support using the appropriate tools, equipment and processes.
  • Ensure that codes, symbols and other references used in technical documentation follows agreed UK/international conventions.

Other Duties: As agreed with the ‘Head of Technical Services’


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understanding of basic Engineering principles

Personal qualities

  • Able to work in a professional & proficient manner
  • Be self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Able tp maintain good communication with colleagues & managers
  • Flexible & dependable.

Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) with a minimum of a grade 5/C in Maths.

Future prospects

Subject to the individual’s aptitude, training etc and application and accuracy promotion would be to the level of a Service / Calibration Engineer.

Things to consider

Some of your training will take place at York College (perhaps 1-2 days a week). Therefore please ensure that you're able to commute there regularly before applying.

Please do not contact the employer directly - all applications to come via STEGTA.


About the employer

Pullman Instruments are proud to be celebrating over 40 years offering instrumentation calibration & repair to a wide verity of electronic & mechanical measuring instrumentation. With humble beginning in our early beginnings from a small laboratory in Harrogate. Pullman Instruments Is one of the leaders in the calibration field with 5 laboratories across the UK. We support many rail, pharmaceutical, automotive, aviation, food production customers, we are happy to go the extra mile and find a solution that meets our customer’s needs.

Employer

Pullman Instruments UK Ltd

Address

Chatsworth House

Chatsworth Terrace

Harrogate

HG1 5HT

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Training

Training provider

STEGTA

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Salford & Trafford Engineering Group Training Association Limited

Level 3 Engineering Technician Standard (Pathway 13 - Technical Support)

To include:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence). This includes 10 units of practical skills training that would take place at York College
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge). Attendance at York College on a day release basis over 2 years.
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Technical Support Technician (Development Competence). A work based portfolio of competence to be assessed and co-ordinated by a STEGTA Training Officer in company.
  • End Point Assessment (EPA).The EPA process is comprised of an Employer Occupational Competence Validation Interview (Viva) which is quality assured by the Professional Engineering Institution (PEI).

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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