Apprentice Design Engineer A & F SPRINKLERS LTD

A&F Sprinklers are looking for an outstanding candidate to fill their position of Design Engineer Apprentice. You will have good customer service skills, be a team player and be willing to work towards a Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard. You will ensure AutoCAD designs meet the contract design brief, plus more.

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Closing date: 02 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,500.00

  • Working week

    Flexible working basis. Core Hours: Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227277

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties to Include: 

  • Ensure AutoCAD designs meet the contract design brief
  • Identify/update & communicate design issues, i.e., drawing standards, non-conforming issues etc. to the Operations Manager Project Manager
  • Develop further knowledge & understanding of LPC/BS EN 12845 Sprinkler rules NFPA and FM Global Datasheets along with associated hydraulic calculations such that the LPCB Basic
  • Design Competence/Inspection Competence qualification can be obtained. ** 
  • Designs to be ‘checked’ on site (where appropriate) to verify pipe routes/avoid clashes etc. 
  • All design drawings must be reviewed and signed off by the relevant personnel before fabrication using our Design Checklist (DCL) with copies retained in the contract file
  • Check design quantities against tender quantities and raise any anomalies with Project Manager/line manager
  • Ensure all drawings are issued appropriately to all parties and that approval has been received, as necessary. All final construction
  • Issue drawings are provided to fabricators, installers etc approvals@afsprinklers should be copied into drawings submitted for approval
  • Where relevant. Attend contract handover meetings 
  • As fitted drawings to be produced throughout the contract detailing any changes to pipe routes, pipe supports etc.
    Report and work under the direction of their line manager
  • Building & maintaining good customer relations, repeat business is essential for the success and growth of the Business along with effective working relationships with HFP operatives and sub-contract installers
  • Effective/Correct Use of QMS To assist all other departments and teams when necessary and required 
  • Any other duties deemed necessary to the operational functions of the business which fall into the scope of the job holder's knowledge, experience and/or skills.   

The training you will be getting

  • Engineering Operative Standard Level 2
  • You will work with Rochdale Training on a release period which will be determined by your employer. You will be working towards a level 2 Engineering operative standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Once qualified, progression is offered to the correct candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

A & F SPRINKLERS SPECIALISES IN THE DESIGN, SUPPLY, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS. EVERY MEMBER OF OUR TEAM IS PASSIONATE ABOUT PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR EMPLOYEES FROM THE DEVASTATING CONSEQUENCES OF FIRE.

Employer

A & F SPRINKLERS LTD

Address

UNIT 4

TRANS PENNINE TRADING ESTATE

GORRELLS WAY

OL11 2PX

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Training

Training provider

ROCHDALE TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

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

Contact

Nathan Finn

nfinn@rochdaletraining.co.uk

01706 631417

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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