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Apprentice Engineering Fitter Multiplex Engineering LTD

Multiplex Engineering Ltd are growing & we need another technician to join our team. You will progress to become a Service Technician & learn skills to enable you to work on your own repairing and testing complex equipment predominantly at our Chesterfield site but also on-site at customer’s premises.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,400.00

  • Working week

    Between 08.00 and 16.30 Monday - Friday With 30minutes break for lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    17 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000043978

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will be expected to carry out work utilising hand tools, specialist test equipment and test rigs. This will require a degree of manual ability as well as a sound understanding of engineering practices.
  • Multiplex also has an engineering workshop where machining, drilling and welding equipment.
  • Apprentices will be taught procedures that will enable them to repair and maintain equipment to the highest standards

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage and gain valuable work experience. You will be expected to work towards the Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group.
As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is anticipated the successful candidate will employed full time following completion of programme. The position will have further opportunities to progress to achieve senior technician status. In addition there will be product training and the opportunity to be certified as an approved technician Baker Hughes (Multiplex are the Authorised Repair centre for Baker Hughes).


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Analytical skills, Physical fitness, Interest in Engineering, Aware of Health & Safety

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 5/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Technology/Engineering (Grade 5/C or Above) Essential

Things to consider

Your training may include attending courses at manufacturer’s sites and foreign travel may also be required.

About the employer

Multiplex Engineering provides equipment and service to process industries such as renewable energy, oil and gas, chemical manufacturing, power generation and work with electronic and pneumatic equipment. Our technicians will be expected to work with instrumentation, valves and safety critical equipment on site and at customer’s premises. We operate nationally including locations within the North Sea. Our modern site in Chesterfield has calibration and test equipment as well as a machine shop.

Employer

Multiplex Engineering LTD

Address

4 OLD BRICK WORKS LANE

CHESTERFIELD

DERBYSHIRE

S41 7JD

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Training

Training provider

CHESTERFIELD COLLEGE

Contact

Rebecca Worth

Worthr@chesterfield.ac.uk

01246 500500

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)


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