Building Services Engineering

Civil Engineering

Employer: Edge Consulting Engineers
Vacancy Title: Apprentice CAD Technician  
Employer Description:

A great opportunity for someone looking to start a career within a Structural Engineering Environment!

Vacancy Description:

  • Your role will include undertaking CAD draughting tasks of varied scope and complexity in conjunction with a range of tasks assisting in the day to day office operations.
  • Duties will predominantly be focused on Structural engineering design draughting and you will be responsible for producing drawings of a high standard for a variety of projects.
  • You will be required to produce detailed drawings for a range of construction techniques to meet client requirements for projects of reasonable complexity.
  • This may also involve working with other offices within the group.
  • The position involves providing CAD support for the Structural department together with a responsibility to maintain CAD standards and document management.
  • You will be encouraged to learn about all aspects of Structural engineering to further your progression within the group.

Vacancy Location:  Salford X1
Working Week: Monday – Friday shifts TBC
Weekly Wage: £163.46
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No: Edge Consulting Engineers


Design Engineering

Employer: 4way Consulting Ltd
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Technician 
Employer Description:

4way Consulting is an independent ITS design and consulting business that delivers positive operational outcomes for our clients in the private and public sector. We have a deep understanding of technology and its applications for managing the movement of people and goods on the road network. The way technology is operated and maintained can have a significant impact on the benefits provided. We ensure these aspects are robustly considered throughout the feasibility and design stages including the associated impact on whole life costs. 4way has extensive experience working with strategic and urban road operators and we have been at the forefront of development, design and delivery of Smart Motorways for Highways England.

Vacancy Description:

4way Consulting are in the process of expanding their design team offering servicing their existing
and future clients, both on the Highways Agency and Local Authority Networks; strengthening their existing team by developing capabilities in house.

The Apprentice training programme will be focused on learning the 4way design process and will involve predominantly on the job training. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to multi-disciplined design teams across all 4way projects and strive for a right first time approach.

Responsibilities

  •  Working with 4way design teams
  •  Tracking progress, using Excel spreadsheets
  •  Working in accordance with H&S, Quality and Environmental Processes
  •  Collating and analysing data and writing reports
  •  Undertaking investigations ranging from desktop research to surveys on site

Vacancy Location: Stockport
Working Week: Monday-Friday, 38 hours
Weekly Wage: £211 – £269
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No: VAC001240746


Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Employer: ACCRAPLY EUROPE LIMITED
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Electrical Machine Builder 
Employer Description:

Accraply, a Barry-Wehmiller company represented in BW Packaging Solutions, is a worldwide provider of label application equipment for a multitude of industries, as well as converting equipment for the flexible packaging and shrink sleeve label converting industries. Headquartered in Minnesota (USA), Accraply products are designed and manufactured in facilities located in Minnesota (USA), Ontario (CAN), Essex (UK) and Manchester (UK). Additional sales and service offices are in California and Illinois, along with sales and service representatives throughout the world.

Vacancy Description:

  • Wires machines in accordance with industry and Accraply standards with efficient and effective use of time
  • Accurately and systematically troubleshoot during the machine build and set up to determine the cause of the problem and present or implement workable solutions.
  • Assists Engineering with workable solutions to wiring solutions that inhabit build or performance of a machine.
  • Documents any wiring that is modified and indicate the change with an explanation of why the change was made
  • Work with time necessary to meet the needs of the business and advise direct leader if any overtime is required
  • Perform electrical safety check as pre switch on and final electrical checks prior to shipment
  • Use accepted safety procedures and precautions in the process of machine build, testing or part fabrication
  • Communicate progress daily with your direct leader
  • Communicate daily with Engineering as required
  • Attend assembly Start Meetings for assigned machine’s
  • Assist with the unloading and loading of machines and goods
  • Other duties are requested by your direct leader
  • Keep production area and individual work area clean, neat and organised to allow efficient production
  • Maintain a ‘tour ready’ appearance in production area.

Vacancy Location: x1 Manchester
Working Week: Monday-Friday (39 hours)
Weekly Wage: £137.24
Number of Vacancies: 1 
Vacancy Ref No: Accraply


Engineering Construction

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Engineering Technical Support

Employer: Thermtech Ltd
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Engineering Technician
Employer Description:
The Company designs and manufactures boiler flue gas economisers, pressure vessels, condensate vessels, blowdown tanks and Gas coolers. They serve customers throughout the UK and also for the Export. There are plans for expansion in the short and medium term.
Vacancy Description:
The Engineering Technician will be responsible for providing Engineering support from the initial enquiry, through design and manufacture to final close out including preparation of documentations. The role will include all aspects from:

  • Provide support in preparing quotations against enquiries.
  • Produce design for products.
  • Prepare P & I drawings.
  • Prepare equipment drawings including general arrangements.
  • Prepare fabrication drawings.
  • Produce materials list for procurement.
  • Produce/Collate final documentations for inclusion in QA/QC manuals.

This will involve:

  • Regular Contact with Project Engineers and customers.
  • Checking progress of work through the works.
  • Assist Project Engineers to plan production.
  • Assist Project Engineers in producing weekly updates on progress of work.
  • Ensuring that all information relating to projects and assets is accurately recorded and stored appropriately.
  • Ensuring that all work is carried out safely and at high standards.
  • Assist in maintaining company’s internal and external standards.

A* – C GCSE or equivalent standard in Maths, English and Science subjects.

Vacancy Location: Ashton Under Lyne
Working Week: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Annual Wage: £162.00 – £282.00 per week
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No:


Employer: AMECal
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Calibration Technician
Employer Description:
AMECaL is a precision calibration laboratory providing a wide and varied spectrum of calibration and repair services for a vast array of testing and measuring equipment employed in industry today. The company also advises on the best specialist equipment for a given application and supplies a professional range of electrical and environmental testing and measurement equipment and accessories) as well as more specialized optical reference standards. Calibration of instrumentation, which ensures measuring equipment is accurate, often involves extremely precise and complex measurements and occasionally unique equipment. While straightforward calibrations can sometimes be carried out with basic facilities, the very best calibration companies have state-of-the-art laboratories which can cater for a range of equipment, disciplines and levels of precision. AMECaL has a fantastic multi-laboratory facility in Newcastle, which affords it the space to fully utilise all of the specialised equipment and technical expertise in the company.

Vacancy Description:

Purpose: To provide day to day support within the calibration laboratory.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Technical, numerical and computer skills required.
  • Previous experience of calibration and reporting would be advantageous.

Responsibilities – General:

  • Plan and manage your own work.
  • Provide effective input to projects consistent with your skills and experience.
  • Ensure your work environment is clean, tidy, organised and appropriate with respect to the work undertaken.
  • Seek advice/ clarification from senior staff, where necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s rules and procedures.
  • Accurately report to the required standards, in the appropriate format, and on time.
  • Identify your personal training needs.
  • Provide quality work and not be affected by any internal or external pressures.

Responsibilities – Health and Safety:

  • Ensure you are aware of all health and safety matters.
  • Comply with the company’s health and safety requirements.
  • Report any unsafe acts or incidents immediately.
  • Be proactive in suggesting improvements to general health and safety matters.

Responsibilities – Business Development:

  • Contribute to the promotion of the company’s services.
  • Participate in the general development of customer goodwill.
  • Does not get involved with any activities that would diminish customer’s confidence.
  • Ensure that the company is not exposed to any unacceptable liabilities.

Responsibilities – Specific:

  • Book-in any new work.
  • Prepare fax quotations for work without orders.
  • Deliver by hand the faxes to the office (for sending to the client).
  • Daily, each morning book-out any completed work.
  • Deliver by hand any booking-out job paperwork to the office (for invoicing) daily, each morning.
  • Assess any equipment needing repair.
  • Prepare quotations for customer then deliver to office (for approval from CD).
  • Deliver by hand the quotation to the office (for sending to the client).
  • Daily, After booking-in/out.
  • Calibrate equipment.
  • Produce and check certificates.
  • Deliver by hand the certificates to the office (for approval by CD).
  • Clean, tidy and organise work area and leave it in a safe condition – daily, end of day..
  • Contact CD with respect to delegation of duties prior to any planned leave.
    When required:
  • Record any “change to project” information in Pro-Cal Track.
  • Write any non-Pro-Cal “change to project” information on the job sheet.
  • Collect and deliver equipment.
  • Prepare orders to replenish spare stock before stock levels run low.
  • Prepare orders for new equipment as required by a customer order.
  • Deliver by hand the order to the office (for approval by CD).
  • Check any received purchases (technical) against prepared order.
  • Verbally inform office if any discrepancies.

Vacancy Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Working Week: 39 Hours, Monday – Friday (40 hours)
Weekly Wage: £136.00
Number of Vacancies: 3
Vacancy Ref No: AMECal


Employer: Trescal – Great Yarmouth
Vacancy Title: Calibration Technician Apprentice 
Employer Description:
As a worldwide specialist in calibration and asset management services, our stated mission is to optimise the industrial performance of our different clients by enhancing their measurement processes. We are the only “One-Stop-Shop” calibration service provider capable of guaranteeing a multi-service and multi-brand calibration and repair offering that is independent from manufacturers.

Vacancy Description:

– Perform calibration of customer equipment using approved procedures and good metrology practice in multi discipline      laboratories.

– Work as part of a team to ensure work is completed to agreed time scale.

– Ensure all certificates and records (paper and electronic) are completed correctly.

– Perform internal cross comparison audits within the laboratory.

Vacancy Location: Great Yarmouth
Working Week: 39 Hours, Monday – Friday
Weekly Wage: £278.00
Number of Vacancies: 1

Vacancy Ref No: VAC001227071


Maintenance Engineering Technology

Employer: Excalon 
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Plant Fitter Technician  
Employer Description:

Based in Salford, Greater Manchester, Excalon has over 14 years’ experience as a major contractor. We have over 320 employees with a wealth of managerial and operational knowledge and experience in the industry. We have a proven reputation for the high quality of our works and delivery of projects on time and we are focused on providing value for money through competitive pricing.

Vacancy Description:

Job Summary:

To undertake a broad based Engineering Apprenticeship leading to a nationally recognised qualification and accreditation. Attend a programme of training both internally and externally to become proficient in the application and use of a wide range of general engineering, maintenance and calibration skills to integrate into the ‘Engineering and Metrology’ team. Carrying out such tasks and duties as directed by the Departmental Manager / Supervisor that are calculated to contribute to the requisite levels of performance and competence

Vacancy Description:

  • Maintain of all Internal Fleet and Plant items.
  • Keep accurate record of which internal item has been hired to operatives on a weekly basis.
  • Inform Manager when internal fleet/plant is off hired and confirm using an on hire /off hire process.
  • Ensure that all internal fleet and plant items are maintained and serviced effectively and efficiently and keep all appropriate paperwork.
  • Repair all damaged internal fleet/plant.
  • Produce monthly Damage/Repair/Maintenance/fleet/plant reports.
  • All spare parts purchased for internal fleet /plant
  • Meet all necessary requirements and objectives to ensure all internal fleet/plant issued conforms to all Legal, Clients and Excalon specifications and requirements.
  • Deliver a continually improved Plant Performance for health and safety, environmental and quality in line with Current Codes of practice.
  • Ensure that all operatives receive appropriate training as detailed on the company training matrix and work in conjunction with Safety Manager to ensure competency of all staff issued plant.
  • Ensure they have ticket to drive
  • Promote a positive safety culture.

GCSE grades A*-C in Maths and English Language or equivalent required.

Vacancy Location: Salford
Working Week: Monday to Friday 7am – 5.30pm with 1 hour for lunch
Weekly Wage: £162.00 – £282.00 per week
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No:


Mechanical Production Engineering

Employer: Anilox Laser Technology  
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Laser Technician 
Employer Description:

The company was formed in 2011 with a desire to supply an ALTernative in the Anilox roller and sleeve industry 

With Over 50 years combined experience in the Flexographic and Coating industry, the Directors of ALT came together with the desire to produce the highest quality Anilox rollers and sleeves available in the market.

Vacancy Description:

We require a competent young person who is willing to train as an engineer within a cylindrical roller environment but also is willing to train in the operation of specialist Laser engraving equipment.

Duties Include:

  • Operation of specialised laser engraving equipment.
  • General engineering duties that will include the use of micrometers, DTI measuring systems.
  • Operation of lathe and cylindrical grinding machinery.
  • Operation of cylindrical diamond polishing machinery.
  • Carrying out specific cleaning and refurbishing process on Pring Anilox rollers and sleeves.

Vacancy Location: Eccles, Manchester
Working Week: Monday – Friday (40 hours)
Weekly Wage: £200.00
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No: VAC001249078


Employer: Ener-G
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Production Engineer 
Employer Description:

ENER-G was established in Salford, Greater Manchester in the 1980s and throughout the past 20 years, the company has grown rapidly – both organically and through strategic acquisitions.

This growth has allowed today’s ENER-G Group to achieve a strong global presence in the energy industry, with a workforce of approximately 750 people across 17 countries.

Vacancy Description:

Ener-G Combined Power is the UK market leaders in small scale CHP (Combined Heat and Power) systems. You will be working alongside a specialised team of mechanical and electrical engineers and assisting with the mechanical/electrical aspects of assembly.

Some of the duties include:

  • Drilling
  • Tapping
  • Electrical/Mechanical Testing
  • Wiring

Vacancy Location: Salford, Manchester
Working Week: Monday – Friday (40 hours)
Weekly Wage: £173.00
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No: VAC001249948


Employer: ACCRAPLY EUROPE LIMITED
Vacancy Title: Apprentice Mechanical Machine Builder  
Employer Description:

Accraply, a Barry-Wehmiller company represented in BW Packaging Solutions, is a worldwide provider of label application equipment for a multitude of industries, as well as converting equipment for the flexible packaging and shrink sleeve label converting industries. Headquartered in Minnesota (USA), Accraply products are designed and manufactured in facilities located in Minnesota (USA), Ontario (CAN), Essex (UK) and Manchester (UK). Additional sales and service offices are in California and Illinois, along with sales and service representatives throughout the world.

Vacancy Description:

  • Build a machine to its completion using accepted industry and Accraply standards with efficient and effective use of time
  • Accurately and systematically troubleshoot during the machine build and set up to determine the cause of the problem and present or implement workable solutions.
  • Assists Engineering with workable solutions to wiring solutions that inhabit build or performance of a machine.
  • Effectively document the machine build and any changes made to the build
  • Work with time necessary to meet the needs of the business and advise direct leader if any overtime is required
  • Use accepted safety procedures and precautions in the process of machine building, testing or part fabrication
  • Communicate progress daily with your direct leader
  • Communicate daily with Engineering as required
  • Attend assembly Start Meetings for assigned machine’s
  • Assist with the unloading and loading of machines and goods
  • Other duties are requested by your direct leader
  • Keep production area and individual work area clean, neat and organised to allow efficient production
  • Maintain a ‘tour ready’ appearance in production area.

Vacancy Location:  Manchester
Working Week: Monday – Friday (39 hours)
Weekly Wage: £137.24
Number of Vacancies: 1
Vacancy Ref No: Accraply


Rail Engineering Design Technician

Welding & Fabrication

Employer: Midas Systems Limited
Vacancy Title: Engineering and Fabrication Apprentice 
Employer Description:

Midas Systems Limited are based in Astley and have a great opportunity for someone who is looking to work within a practical environment in the door and shutter trade.

Vacancy Description:

  • Measuring, marking out and cutting of steel sections and tubes
  • Drilling, grinding and deburring (cleaning) of steel section
  • Hand/roller painting of finished product
  • Checking quality/quantity of the finished product

The role is an Apprentice position, however progress can be rapid for the right candidate as the environment is fast moving. In house training with MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding would also be provided.

Annual earnings once all training and qualifications completed would be between £17,750 – £21,500.

Once qualified you could go on to be site based or learn other aspects of the door and shutter trade, where earnings potential would considerably higher.

Vacancy Location: x1 Astley
Working Week: Monday – Thursday 8am – 4.30pm Friday 8am – 3.30pm
Annual Wage: £175.50 – £234.00 per week
Number of Vacancies: 1 
Vacancy Ref No: Midas Systems Limited


Employer: Thermtech Ltd
Vacancy Title: Fabrication and Welding Engineering Apprentice  
Employer Description:

The Company designs and manufactures boiler flue gas economisers, pressure vessels, condensate vessels, blowdown tanks and Gas coolers. They serve customers throughout the UK and also for the Export. There are plans for expansion in the short and medium term.

Vacancy Description:

  • MIG welding/Medium Fabrication
  • Reading engineering drawings and make a cutting list from a drawing
  • To operate a plasma cutter and radial arm drill
  • Safe worker and team player
  • Willing to work away from home (overnight stays) for occasional onsite installations

x4 GCSE grades A*- C or equivalent including Maths, English and Science.

Vacancy Location: x2 Ashton Under Lyne
Working Week: Monday – Thursday 7am – 3.30pm – Friday 7am – 1pm
Annual Wage: £153.90 – £267.90 per week
Number of Vacancies: 1 
Vacancy Ref No:


Security System Engineering

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Process Engineering

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