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Engineering Technician (Estimator) Apprenticeship GUTTERMASTER LIMITED

We are looking to offer the right candidate the opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship as Engineering Technician: Technical Support Technician whilst working as part of the estimating 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


    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

    Monday - Thursday, 08:30 - 17:30, and Friday, 08:30 - 14:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will learn a variety of tasks and skills related to this position including:

  • Health and safety regulations
  • General engineering/manufacturing mathematical and scientific principles, methods, techniques, symbols, and calculations as required for manufacturing the range of systems supplied
  • Knowledge of aluminium and steel alloy properties and their characteristics
  • Problem solving
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Determining client’s requirement through detailed analysis of construction drawings, bills, and verbal communications
  • Handling incoming enquiries
  • Preparing and submitting quotations
  • Producing manufacturing drawings
  • Document & data control
  • Maintaining and developing existing customer accounts
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers and internal departments
  • Recording quality and quantity checks
  • Increasing sales across product types by building strong relationships with new clients
  • Researching material and labour costs
  • Assembly of engineered components & stocktaking

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience within the building envelope or construction products industry is desirable but not necessary
  • Effective communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, strong IT skills, with ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Excellent organisational skills, including ability to manage own time and meet deadlines
  • Experience with AutoCAD is advantageous
  • Experience within the building envelope or construction products

Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail – ‘right first time’ approach
  • Flexible attitude and approach
  • Team player with ability to influence others to ‘get the job done’
  • Self-starter, able to take the initiative and solve problems
  • A thorough, methodical and committed approach to work
  • Ability to juggle several key priorities effectively
  • ‘Finisher’ – does not need chasing or reminding

Desired qualifications

3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including maths, English and a science.

Future prospects

Full-time employment after completion of apprenticeship. 

About the employer

Guttermaster- A manufacturer of rainwater disposal systems and architectural fabrications.

Fusion Facades- A manufacturer of aluminium rainscreen cladding systems.




Healey Works

Shawclough Trading Estate, Shawclough Road


OL12 6ND

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham Engineering Group Training Association Limited (The)


Melanie Bailey 0161 624 5360

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Foundation Competence)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Competence) – Technical Support
  • Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge)

Full training provided by the employer and day release to be carried out at OTC.

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Jul 2022