Electrical Engineering Apprentice

Location: Sutton In Ashfield
Employer: AF Switchgear Ltd
Weekly pay: £182.62
Closing date: 31 August 2021
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Short description

The role is well suited to candidates who have an interest in engineering and are committed to beginning a career in this sector. Upon successful completion of you apprenticeship there could be the opportunity to pursue engineering, supervisory or sales opportunities within the company.

Full description

Vision Apprentices are delighted to be working with AF Switchgear Ltd to recruit 4 Electrical Engineering apprentices.

AF Switchgear are one of the UK's largest Switchgear Manufacturers. Established in 1974, they have unrivalled experience in the design and manufacture of electrical switchgear and control applications.

The company operate from three modern sites in Sutton in Ashfield which cover: Sales, Design, Administration, Manufacturing, Fabrication and Paint. For further company information please visit www.afswitchgear.co.uk/

To support their continued growth, AF Switchgear are looking to appoint a number of intelligent and hardworking apprentice engineers to join their well-established team.

The main focus of your work will involve panel building and the associated assembly, maintenance and inspection. You will be part of a small team and will have the opportunity to move around the various teams on the shop floor to allow you to develop your skill set and become a multi skilled engineer. You will be working in a modern manufacturing environment and should be practically minded with a strong academic background.

As part of your apprenticeship you will attend Vision West Nottinghamshire College 1 day per week to complete an electrical engineering apprenticeship. You will study at the Engineering Innovation Centre, located on Oddicroft Lane.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role:

  • Learn how to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
  • Be trained on how to assemble a range of control panels
  • Learn how to inspect and test components
  • Learn how to maintain control panels, machines and equipment
  • Learn about the wiring of panels and how to diagnose and rectify faults.
  • Gain a good understanding of the sector and the products and services supplied by AF Switchgear
  • Attend college and produce work of a high standard

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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