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Apprentice Mechanical CAD SCHLUMBERGER OILFIELD UK PLC

The Mechanical CAD Designer is responsible for preparing and maintaining engineering or sustaining project design layouts, production drawings and other related documentation per ISO/ANSI and SLB standards, considering methods of manufacture, tolerance, geometric control and their effect on related parts or assemblies

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £17,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, office hours, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    11 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122648

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Prepare original designs of varying complexity (mechanical & electro-mechanical) using the approved 3D CAD system
  • Preparation of part and assembly drawings in accordance with relevant standards employing suitable tolerance and geometric control as required
  • Preparation of BOM#
  • Understand ISO and possibly ANSI standards relating to drafting standards
  • Work in accordance SLB standards and procedures including drafting, material/coating selection, management of revisions etc.
  • Understand manufacturing processes and techniques and how they impact on the cost/lead time of a part
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team, generally requiring close collaboration with the Mechanical Engineers
  • Prepare tolerance stack-up calculations
  • Design and development of assembly related tooling, test rigs, fixtures etc.
  • Hands on “assembly/dis-assembly” of prototype tools, rigs, fixtures etc.

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

Level 3 Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard:

  • Level 2 competence qualification
  • Level 3 competence qualification
  • Level 3 knowledge qualification 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Career progression plan for MCAD. Trainer Designer to Master Designer (5 levels)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Self Motivated, Interest in Engineering

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9 or C and above) Essential

About the employer

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet. Every day, we work together to create industry-changing technology that unlocks cleaner, safer access to energy for every community, including those we live and work in. This purpose is timeless and enduring, and it will drive us through the decades to come. In Stonehouse, we primarily design, develop, manufacture and sustain rotary steerable and measurement whilst drilling tooling tools.

Employer

SCHLUMBERGER OILFIELD UK PLC

Address

SLB

Building A, Brunel Way

Stonehouse

GL10 3SX

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Training

Training provider

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ENGINEERING TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)


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