Metal Fabricator Apprentice

WOOD GROUP PSN LIMITED

Apprenticeship summary

Metal Fabrication (Heavy Plate) apprenticeship, this role will be based at either our Ellesmere Port workshop or at the Stanlow Refinery, the programme will include on-the-job training. You will work alongside one of our highly experience trades person gaining the knowledge & skills needed throughout the programme.

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Closing date: May 31, 2024

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Wage:
Β£12,480.00
Total hours per week:
37.5
Expected duration (weeks):
180
Positions (available):
2
Date posted:
May 9, 2024
Possible start date:
September 2, 2024
Apprenticeship level:

Advanced

Part of your working day will include the below with this Apprenticehship.

Slinging materials for moving around inside and outside of workshop at ground level.

Preparation of worksite (barriers, access routes, cables, sheeting, signage etc).

Marking out from approved drawings.

Burn out fittings using ether burning  / plasma cutting techniques.

Fit roof and shell fittings (nozzles etc) into plates.

Set and mark out roof structures (Pre-assembled units). Trial assembly.

Making templates.

Prepare plate edges.

Machine cut thick plate bar and structural sections.

Produce holes by hydraulic punching machine.

Use heat for bending, forming and straightening plate and rolled sections.

Form thick plate.

Form rolled steel sections.

Assemble tank shell plates (partial assemblies).

Assemble structural steel staircases (partial assemblies).

Assemble structural steel roof trusses/ roof plates (partial assemblies).

Assemble steelwork, flooring and handrails (partial assemblies).

Assemble jacking equipment (partial assemblies).

Use of power tools (grinders) in the preparation of materials.

Use of welding tools and equipment for fairing up plate.

Maintaining and checking own small tools and equipment.

Knowledge of safety precautions and risks associated with tasks.

Working at heights (on occasions).

Working in confined spaces (on occasions).

Metal Fabricator Level 3 Standard.

Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge).

Apprentice will be based at the Engineering College, Monks Ferry, Birkenhead. Full Time 5 days per week for the first year, then day release. 

Once achieved the 4 year apprenticeship you would then be classed as a trades person and work along side the wider Wood Uk teams within our storage tank team, with the option to work in Ellesmere port or on one of our other UK/Ireland sites.

Employer

WOOD GROUP PSN LIMITED

Wood are a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and materials markets, We are a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and materials markets

Training

Training Provider:

MARITIME + ENGINEERING COLLEGE NORTH WEST

Apprenticeship standard:

Metal fabricator (level 3)