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Mechanical Engineering Apprentice (Fabrication & Metal Works) Hereford - 2020

Balfour Beatty
Balfour Beatty
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Deadline: CLOSED
  • Length of Programme: 4 Years
  • Entry Requirements: 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including Maths and English, -
  • Qualification Gained: Professional Qualification
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Mechanical Engineering Apprentice (Fabrication & Metal Works) Hereford

Qualifications needed: 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including Maths and English

About Balfour Beatty and what we do:

Do you want to work for a worldwide, market leading Company? A company that has delivered some of the most iconic projects, globally over the last 100 years, with market leading capabilities across the construction, services and rail sectors? Then we have an amazing opportunity for you.

Take a look at what we do at:

Balfour Beatty is the UKs largest construction and infrastructure business. Each day our projects change peoples lives and communities for the better. We built the famous London Aquatic Centre and youll find our mark in all kinds of infrastructure like schools and hospitals, major roads, rail and power networks. Each year we seek the best apprentices to come and join our ever changing business.

Painter Brothers is one of the UKs leading specialists in structural steel manufacture with the capacity to produce in excess of 15,000 tonnes of steelwork each year.

Our 14-acre site has a wide range of machinery meaning we can manufacture and store almost any type of structural steelwork, including galvanised specialist structural steelwork that requires precision manufacturing.

We have a proven expertise in delivering:

  • Overhead line electrification (OLE) steelwork for the rail industry
  • Callendar Hamilton lattice girder bridges
  • Telecommunication masts and towers

About the role:

We have a new exciting opportunity to work as an Advanced Mechanical Engineer This role with give you the opportunity to work for a market leading company, whilst gaining valuable skills and experience to ensure you develop to your full potential throughout the apprenticeship.

What the apprenticeship will offer:

During the four-year Advanced Apprenticeship, you would complete the full framework on day or block release. After completing the Advanced Apprenticeship, you would be given full support to develop into a qualified structural steel fabricator

What you'll be doing

Your responsibilities as an Apprentice Electrician:

As an Advanced Apprentice in Mechanical Engineering, you would work within a team, offering a fully integrated, end-to-end solution that embraces the design, supply and distribution of structural steel elements.

You will directly manufacture overhead line electrification (OLE) structural steelwork, power transmission towers and an array of specialist fabrications for the infrastructure industry. As a specialist in the manufacture and fabrication of structural steelwork, Painter Brothers provides greater levels of material security and programme certainty, by way of a dedicated fabrication and storage facility in Hereford.

Our extensive knowledge and expertise in supplying structural steel components throughout the UK and overseas ensures that our customers receive quality assured solutions, that have been engineered, fabricated and checked by a dedicated, in-house team.

Who we're looking for

4 GCSEs at Grade C or above including Maths and English

Good communication skills

Good team working skills

Have the ambition and motivation to work within the engineering and construction industry

Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package. Your professional institution fees and training will be covered.

For more information about what you can expect as a Balfour Beatty Apprentice and whats involved in the scheme click here and you can also view the profiles of some of our current apprentices across the Group.

To apply, please click apply below.

Should you require any additional support with your application, please contact emerging.talent@balfourbeatty.com

Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply as early as possible as CVs will be reviewed and candidates selected on a rolling recruitment basis.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunities employer, is a Disability Confident level 2 Employer and a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Balfour Beatty is a leading member of The 5% Club, which is now in operation in over 200 companies.

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