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Design/Estimating Engineer Apprenticeship Professional Sound Consultancy Ltd

Design, installation, service and maintenance of voice alarm, public address and disabled refuge systems throughout the UK. There is an opportunity for an apprentice to join the team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £225.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 9am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    48 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001798430

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Liaising with customers/engineers to ascertain the project design requirements
  • Interpretation of client’s specification and drawings
  • Development of the design to meet standards/specification and subsequent equipment selection
  • Acoustic design
  • Production of detailed cost calculation documents
  • Production of quotations, supporting documents and drawings (CAD)
  • Understanding and discussing commercial contracts
  • Designing to the legislative standards

Sales Support:

  • Maintaining customer database
  • Discussing submitted quotations with customers
  • Supporting sales team with negotiations
  • Visiting site to carry out design surveys

Technical Support:

  • Production of operation and maintenance manuals
  • Compilation of design material following order placement and formal handover to project team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills, ability to work as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills
  • Problem solving and attention to detail are extremely important in this role
  • Driving licence would be desirable
  • Excellent IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Confident communicator, both face to face and on telephone
  • Work accurately to deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Responsible attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Interest in audio

Desired qualifications

  • BTEC Level 3 Electronics/Engineering desirable.
  • Maths and English A*-C+ or 9-5

Future prospects

The skills developed in the role could lead to different opportunities within the business such as project management, key account manager or field engineering.

Things to consider

The role is primarily office based with some site visits to carry out surveys. The position requires long periods working on computer.


About the employer

Design, installation, service and maintenance of voice alarm, public address and disabled refuge systems throughout the UK.

Employer

Professional Sound Consultancy Ltd

Address

Professional Sound Consultancy Ltd, Unit N3, Blois Meadow Business Centre, Blois Road, Steeple Bumpstead

HAVERHILL

CB9 7BN

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by West Suffolk College

Contact

Sam Ridgeon sam.ridgeon@wsc.ac.uk

All apprentices will be required to achieve as a minimum:

  • An employer approved Level 2 Foundation Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Competence qualification
  • An employer approved Level 3 Development Technical Knowledge qualification
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking end point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy then please click on the 'Apply Now' link and complete our Application Form.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jul 2022