Apprentice control and electrical engineer 57-1439 SHEFFIELD FORGEMASTERS ENGINEERING LIMITED

The purpose of this role will be to install, maintain and improve all electrical and control systems throughout the site. The candidate will be required to ensure that all site wide equipment and machinery is operational. They will have involvement in the successful delivery of key electrical and control projects around the site.

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

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,600.00

  • Working week

    You will work Monday to Friday. Your start and finish times including your shift pattern will be determined by the employing company.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247430

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintaining electrical and control systems on site
  • Design, build and install control panels that will integrate into new and existing plant and equipment
  • Working on complex hydraulic and pneumatic systems across site
  • Calibration of instrumentation
  • PLC Programming control and automation principles/SCADA System, Siemens, Opto22, Eurotherm
  • Ability to read, diagnose and understand any control electrical drawings and documentation to complete fault finding diagnosis
  • Understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Ability to carry out electrical testing and networking
  • Understanding of panel building and using hand tools (drill, saw, jigsaw etc)
  • Complete cable installation including conduit, glanding, termination and tray work
  • Capable of using calibration equipment, use of database, documentation and relevant works operating procedure
  • To adhere to Health and Safety rules and regulations

The training you will be getting

You will study on a Level 3 Engineering Technician standard on a Mechatronics Maintenance Technician pathway. On completion of this, you will gain a qualification in Engineering at Advanced Level 3.

During the first year of the apprenticeship, your learning will take place at the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre based at Catcliffe, Rotherham, for an initial block of study on a full-time basis. After this, you will attend the Training Centre for one day a week for knowledge study.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Completion of the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre apprenticeships are nationally recognised qualifications which are acknowledged and respected by employers across the world. These can open the door to many more opportunities, such as Engineering Management and Project Engineering positions across a range of sectors worldwide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Grade C or 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade Grade C or 5) Essential

About the employer

The origins of Sheffield Forgemasters date back to the 1750s as a small blacksmith forge. George Naylor set up the foundations for the business as a commercial operation with the building of the Millsands Steelworks in 1805. His son in law, Edward Vickers, later joined forces with him to form Naylor Vickers and Co.. Since then the company has been associated with many famous steel industry names such as English Steel, Firth Brown, British Steel and River Don Castings. Sheffield Forgemasters is now capable of producing the largest and most technically challenging cast and forged steel components in the world.

Employer

SHEFFIELD FORGEMASTERS ENGINEERING LIMITED

Address

PO BOX 286

Brightside Lane

Sheffield

S9 2RW

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Training

Training provider

THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

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

AMRC Training Centre Recruitment Team

recruitment@amrctraining.co.uk

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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please follow the link to apply on the University of Sheffield’s AMRC Training Centre website and complete an application form. Once this has been received, it will be reviewed, and you will receive an email response with the next steps of the application process. Please note the AMRC Training Centre reserves the right to close company vacancies, should they get filled, ahead of the published closing date.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Jun 2024