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Apprentice Design Engineer Armah Switchgear Ltd

As a Junior Engineer you will work under the directive of the Engineering Manager on a wide variety of projects both local and national. Working with expert engineering production and manufacturing specialists across the company you will be designing and engineering electrical switchgear, along with CAD and project management responsibilities.

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

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Closing date: 06 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £177.97

    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, 08:00 – 17:00 and Friday, 08:00 - 13:00

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    42 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC001836590

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Engineering electrical switchgear
  • Agreeing project specifications and timescales
  • Working within agreed budgets
  • Liaising with clients, keeping them updated with the progress of their projects
  • Attending production meetings when required
  • Report to the engineering manager on a day-to-day basis updating him on the progress your projects, flagging any potential problem areas and collectively identifying a solution to address the issue.
  • Ensuring completion of manual and electronic processes as the job progresses

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Applicants should have good IT skills and the ability to use a range of computer systems, as well as good keyboard skills

Personal qualities

  • Good Organisational Skills
  • Enthusiastic about learning new skills
  • Highly motivated and an excellent communicator, both verbally and written
  • Conscientious with good attention to detail
  • Hard working, committed and dedicated

Desired qualifications

  • Applicants should have 4 x A*-C / 9-4 grades at GCSE to include English & maths or equivalent
  • Applicants need to have either an A-Level in Maths or Physics or a Level 3 Engineering qualification

Future prospects

  • Potential to have a long and exciting career with the company

Things to consider

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: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.


About the employer

The existing 2 partners set up the business using their previous 30 years of switchgear experience gained working for leading industry manufacturers. The company has matured into one of the most well-known switchgear specialists in the UK. The company invests heavily in the development of personnel, through apprenticeships, NVQ qualifications and higher education. Armah Switchgear holds numerous industry certifications for quality, health and safety, and process systems.

Employer

Armah Switchgear Ltd

Address

18

Tower Road

Washington

NE37 2SH

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Training

Training provider

SUNDERLAND ENGINEERING TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd

Contact

Nathan Lyle 0191-416-2860 nathan.lyle@seta.co.uk

  • Seta will provide all the releavant training for the Level 4 Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the link below to apply https://www.seta.co.uk/apprentice/apprentice_form/

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

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Jul 2022