Apprentice Mechanical Assembler SCHLUMBERGER OILFIELD UK PLC

The Assembler is responsible for assembling and testing products (electronic or mechanical), and for troubleshooting and resolving issues and accurately assembling drill products and tool assemblies.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Start time is a little flexible.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Accurately assemble drilling products and tool assemblies
  • Read and interpret assembly drawings, procedures and follow written and oral instructions
  • Identify components and use pertinent hand tools and rework techniques, operate assembly equipment and tools
  • Test assembled products and tool assemblies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems associated with products and assemblies
  • Document records of work performed in the relevant business system
  • Perform daily 5S activities and participate in lean manufacturing projects
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machines using written instructions and checklist
  • Successfully complete provided safety trainings including but not limited to crane, forklift, drugs and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving
  • Develop a level of soldering skills including awareness of solder and flux theory, and practical experience of soldering related activities such as tinning, splicing, Jenkin spring, turret soldering, crimping, etc

The training you will be getting

Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

Technicial Support Level 3 Qualification. 

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Career progression plan for Assembler / Technician. Further career progression beyond Assembler / Technician roles possible.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Self Motivated, Interest in Engineering


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.





Building A, Brunel Way


GL10 3SX

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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