Apprentice Design Engineer

Direct Track Solutions Ltd
26, Gander Lane, Chesterfield, S43 4PZ
£14,000.00 annually
12 Apr 2021
27 Apr 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties to include:
  • Involvement in all new products, design process and DFR submissions
  • Liaisingwith customers includingNetwork Rail, London Underground andDocklands Light Railway
  • Programming for Waterjet cutter and Milling machine station
  • Preparingmanufacturing drawings for the above
  • Point operating equipment materials and design - manufacturing drawings
  • Switch & Crossing - different types, designs, parts and products

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Basic knowledge of Technical drawings
  • Computer literate
  • Experience of 2D Bentley MicroStation CAD V8 (3D would be an advantage)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • General interest in light engineering / or Railway operation
  • Eager to learn

Desired qualifications

We are looking for candidates with:
  • GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English language at grade C or grade 4, or above - plus one of the following
  • 112 UCAS points including at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC. National qualifications to include mathematics or a mathematics-based subject to at least AS level. For example: BBC at A Level including mathematics or a mathematics-based subject plus at least one other from physics, physical science, engineering science, computer science, technology, chemistry or other science or technology subject orDMM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a science or technology-based subject (including passes in mathematics and two other science or technology-based modules) Or A combination of qualifications which must include mathematics or a mathematics-based subject and may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies

Future prospects

The employer is ready to invest in training to develop the skills of the successful candidate. This is a long-term career opportunity.

Things to consider

Equality, diversity and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths.We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual.

Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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