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Engineering Fitter Technician Apprenticeship

Job description

Actemium Automation Nottingham are offering an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a career in the Engineering world. The enthusiastic candidate will be based at our Nottingham site and will start work in our panel building workshop.

During the apprenticeship, you will become proficient in reading and interpreting CAD drawings, planning your work with the right tools, equipment and resources to complete the task. You will develop your problem-solving and fault diagnosis skills alongside following the high quality, health and safety standards in place.

Following the completion of the L3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship the successful candidate will provide the necessary technical expertise and support in relation to assembly of control system activities, whilst meeting agreed production quantity and quality targets in a safe manner.

Initially the candidate will prepare and assemble components ie.,

· Interpretation of diagrams

· measuring, labelling, marking out panels,

· drilling and fitting plates to wire control panels in our workshop

They will possess a positive attitude towards self development both practically and academically, ability to work within a small supportive team, be conscientious, with good timekeeping skills and have a desire to achieve high standards of customer satisfaction.

As the role progresses the candidate will become involved in testing, use of power tools and have the opportunity to see the job through by assisting on customer sites around the UK, with installation and commissioning.

Candidates would be trained to read and interpret engineering data, worksheets and drawings in addition to working to documentation such as method statements, HS&E requirements to ensure safe systems of work.

Throughout your role, you will have interaction with all levels of staff from management, engineering, finance and admin to shop floor, allowing you to build your confidence and understanding in how a business operates.


· Strong communication and numerical skills

· Good practical/manual dexterity skills, capable with working with tools

· Ability to achieve high standards of accuracy, with close attention to detail

· Able to work on own initiative

· An interest in reading electrical wiring diagrams

· Able to follow instructions and adhere to quality procedures

· Able to work flexibly and meet deadlines

· Problem solving/logical approach

· Keen to develop engineering craft skills

· Effective time management (Planning & Organising)

· Willingness to learn new skills and adapt to change

· Driving licence / ability to commute to both office and college

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 18/08/2024

Possible start date: 02/09/2024

Employer information

Initially established in 2002, Actemium Automation Nottingham are a leading player within the engineering sector. Since 2015 we have been part of the VINCI Energies network of businesses, comprising of 20,000 engineers & technicians within 350 local business units across 40 countries worldwide. We support a number of leading blue-chip companies throughout the UK. Our range of services cover essential automation such as control panel design and construction, and we have formed strong partnerships with our customers, which include – Toyota, Rolls Royce, Nestle - in delivering products to market. Premised are based in Nottingham close to the M1 & East Midlands Airport.

Address details:

Actemium Automation Nottingham
H1 Ash Tree Court
Mellors Way
Nottingham Business Park

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Reference number VAC1000257196
Working week 37.5 hours per week
(07.00 - 15.30) with 30 minutes for lunch.
Friday (07.00 – 12.30).
Total hours per week: 37.5
Expected duration 3 Years 6 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Engineering Fitter - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £12,675.00 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).