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Fabrication and Welding Apprentice

Job description

Are you passionate about a career in engineering? Are you willing to learn and determined to succeed? If the answer is "yes"; undertaking an apprenticeship with Rhames could be the first step in a great career for you. We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking and career-minded candidate to join our successful team.

We are currently recruiting for apprentice fabricator/welders to join the company.

The successful candidates will be organised, diligent and able to confidently work under pressure.

Exceptional communication skills are vital.

An interest in working with metal is essential; welding, cutting, and reshaping will be required as part of the part of the apprenticeship.

You will join our established apprenticeship programme, where you will study and learn while you are working as an apprentice fabricator/welder under the guidance of a designated experienced Company mentor who will help you will gain product knowledge within the five Canal brands.

We are looking for someone with great hand-eye coordination, and an ability to follow engineering instructions accurately in a variety of material thicknesses.

As an Apprentice Fabricator/Welder, your daily duties will be based on learning the following:

  • Welding
  • Sheet metal work
  • Cutting
  • Folding
  • Laser Cutting
  • CAD Software
  • Various CNC Machinery
  • Fabrication
  • Food grade standard polishing
  • Assembly work- assembly fitting

Further learning will be required which may include in-house coded welding or external training such as PASMA/IPAF/Overhead Crane Training etc.

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: 31/07/2024

Possible start date: 02/09/2024

Employer information

Working for Rhames means you will become a valued member of a proactive, forward thinking organisation who care for their team. The Company believes passionately in encouraging its staff to work towards achieving their career aspirations. Our strength is in our flexibility and we supply our customers with an engineering solution to their challenges. We provide contract manufacturing services incorporating in-house design and bespoke manufacturing. Rhames work with a full range of metal and alloy products ranging from small precision components to large complex industrial fabrications. We operate from a 20,000sq/ft industrial building which is well equipped with all the modern production equipment required. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our services,

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Reference number VAC1000255101
Working week Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 4.00pm, 30 minute unpaid lunch.
Total hours per week: 40
Expected duration 42 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Metal Fabricator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £13,312.00 (Annually)

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