Craft Apprentice

Vacancy Ref: VC0808 Sector: Fabrication & Welding
Location: Bury Postcode Area: BL8 1JJ
Salary/Hour: 280.83 Hours: 37
Entry Qualifications: Grade A-C GCSE – Maths, English and Science . Practical based GCSE would be beneficial.
Skills & Qualities:
The candidate Must be practically minded with good attention to detail and be able to problem solve.
Good communication
Self Motivated
Computer Literate to a good standard
Job Description:
Fabrication and Welding Apprentice | William Hare

A fabricator will produce work made from thick metal plates and structural steel sections, such as columns and beams, using a wide range of tools and equipment.

This will contribute to projects for large-scale buildings such as the Nuclear Power plant at Hinckley Point C - which is currently the largest construction site in Europe.

Day-to-day duties will include:
- Read and interpret engineering drawings
- Assemble components by welding them together
- Ensure finished welds are of a good standard and the required size
- Use a variety of tools, welding equipment, and overhead traveling cranes
- Implementation and adherence to all health and safety policies.

The successful candidate will learn all aspects of the sheet metal worker role and work alongside skilled craftsmen on fabricating sheet metal equipment in stainless and mild steel.
You will learn and develop your hand-fitting skills, and techniques, develop measuring skills, and work in the team to make and design bespoke equipment.

Alongside this, you will also complete Block release training at Alliance Learning to gain the hands-on skills and knowledge to tie in with the work experience you are gaining from the company.

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