Construction Pipe-Fitter Apprenticeship

Construction Pipe-Fitter Apprenticeship
Hinkley Point C, Somerset, South West
Posted 3 months ago
Cavendish Boccard are looking to acquire a number of Apprentice Engineering Pipe-fitters for work on their ongoing projects including HPC. 
The role will require the candidate to work in the field of pipe fitting operations, which involves the following areas, tolay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems. This has to meet strict tolerances and quality standards. These activities will be supporting operations within the nuclear industry.
In your role as an Apprentice Engineering Construction Pipe-fitter, you will:
  • Support Planning and undertake pipe fitting activities using SQEP techniques on plant and equipment to meet the production requirements and expectation of site based activities.
    Prepare fitting equipment, tools and fabricated components required for the fitting process.
    Lay out, assemble, install and maintain pipe systems, supports and other related ancillary equipment as directed by the Supervisor / Mentor.
  • Support and create sufficient and suitable records of progress are produced in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that to all relevant Plans, Permits to Work, Risk Assessments etc are understood and signed on to.
  • Record any problems encountered during the progress of the work and notify the Supervisor of the details promptly.
  • Ensure compliance with the requirements of the relevant associated documentation and related legislation.
  • Keep work areas clean & tidy: clean up after work each day.
  • Attend weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of safety and Company policy.
  • Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in the Pre & Post Job De-Briefs.
As part of a 3 year structured apprenticeship programme, during your 1st year, you will be trained in all aspects of the discipline such as health and safety, statutory requirements, minimising risks on site, permits-to-work, accident and first aid, and manual handling techniques – skill specific training. You’ll also undergo training in relation to working in potentially hazardous environments. During the 2nd and final year of your apprenticeship, you’ll gain further experience in the processes and techniques, although this time it will be in the setting of an engineering construction site.
Knowledge / Understanding
  • An appreciation of general engineering, however no expert knowledge is required
  • A general understanding of what work as a pipe-fitter involves
Experience required
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for developing a career in hands-on engineering
  • Demonstrate the qualities of a team player
Qualifications specific to role
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English, a Science subject, and Maths at Grade C/4 or above

CV’s must be submitted in a pdf format.

Job Features

Job CategoryApprentice, Construction, Piping
Closing date for applicationBefore Thursday 28th March 2019

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