Apprentice Metal Fabricator Level 3 Fabrication

Purpose of the Position:

To work in conjunction with West Notts College to attain a qualification in metal fabrication (development & knowledge)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Structure, properties and characteristics of common metals.

Looking at typical problems which may arise.

Approved diagnostic methods.

Importance of using approved processes.

How roles and functions in the organisation interact

The need to continually review fabrication and general engineering processes in work place meetings.

Tools and techniques for cutting, shaping, assembling and finishing materials.

Pattern development processes, tooling and equipment and cutting and forming techniques,

tooling and equipment.

Assembly, finishing and inspection techniques.

Factors influencing selection of forming process and principles, procedures, and testing of different joint techniques.

Using equipment associated with manual or mechanised joining techniques including

maintenance and consumables.

Effects of heating and cooling metals.

How to interpret relevant engineering data and documentation.

Attend college and produce work of a high standard

To adhere to the Job Pack information, including signing Job Pack forms.

To refer to and follow the Company Personnel Instructions where appropriate.

To remain on the job in a productive role.

To assist the Works Supervisor, Lead Operative and mentors.

To listen to the mentors and develop skills.

To inform Works Supervisor, Lead Operative and mentors of any urgently required equipment.

To inform Works Supervisor, Lead Operative and mentors of any concerns regarding parts/build/


To effectively maintain the tidiness, safety and cleanliness of the work areas.

As required sign for the receipt of delivered goods, deliver goods to the required area, forward any signed paperwork to the Works Supervisor.

Working closely with the FabricationsManufacturing Team, including Works Supervisor,

Lead Operatives, mentors other Works Operatives as well as Fabrication Contracts Engineer and the Engineering team.

Reporting to:

Works Supervisor and Lead Operative and

Fabrication Engineering Manager

Essential Qualifications / Experience:

Minimum GCSE Level 4 (Grade C) in Maths /English

Good attention to detail

Self motivated and reliable

Genuine interest in this field of manufacturing

If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact West Notts College Apprenticeships Freephone 0800 121 8317