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Apprentice CAD Programmer J B Engineering

We offer an assortment of services, which cover, manufacturer of small/large metal components, welding, small and large fabrication projects, site maintenance, site installation, CAD/CAM design, laser profiling and press brake bending.

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4pm, with a 3pm finish on a Friday.

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The JB laser department is a busy environment which is led by one of our directors Nathan Laban.  Nathan has been running this department since 2006 and has built up an excellent team and customer base. Our customer base is varied from profiling very small to large components.

The apprentice would have a qualification in CAD with specific reference to engineering construction design and draughting. The training programme is ideal for someone with an interest in computer design within engineering.

Your main duties will include:

  • Supporting Laser office with customer orders
  • Using CAD software and JB order software
  • Answering laser phones and taking messages
  • Keeping customer order paperwork tidy
  • Designing customer parts for orders or projects
  • The opportunity to develop other engineering skills such as: welding or using CNC machines
  • Provide quotes; take orders and then using CAD skills program orders ready for laser profiling

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Logical
  • Good manners and willing to learn
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Good work ethic
  • Team working

Personal qualities

None specified.

Desired qualifications

You must have GCSE or equivalent in maths, English and IT Grade 4/C or above.

Future prospects

The opportunity to progress onto CAD Programmer or Lead CAD Programmer within the business.

Things to consider

  • The job role is computer based

Employee Benefits:

  • Twenty days Annual leave plus eight bank holidays

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

About the employer

J B Engineering was established in Hatton, Derbyshire in the early seventies focusing on mechanical maintenance services, large and small fabrications, plant installation, modification and decommissioning. Using both stainless-steel and mixed metals, we construct a wide variety of products such as tanks, pipework, ducting, safety-barriers, staircases and handrails, plus general maintenance parts for industrial machines.


J B Engineering


Scropton Road


DE65 5DS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Derby College


Ayesha Begum

Level 3 Engineering Technician Support.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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