Apprentice Fabrication Engineer

Location: Mansfield
Employer: W.H. Davis
Weekly pay: £195
Closing date: 30 June 2019
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Short description

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join W H Davis due to an extended period of growth. We are looking for an Apprentice Fabrication and Welder.

Full description

W H Davis was originally formed in 1908, initially as a repairer and later as a manufacturer of small wooden bodied mineral wagons. W H Davis is now the last independent freight wagon manufacturer in the UK, with workshops located just off the M1 near Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. In addition to wagons, W H Davis also designs and manufactures all types of bespoke containers and industrial trailers.

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join W H Davis due to an extended period of growth. We are looking for an Apprentice Fabrication and Welder.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • MIG welding Mild & Stainless steel material ranging from 1.8mm to 30mm.
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings.
  • Working to tolerances.
  • Working using ‘Jigs' as well as freehand.
  • Working on large structures for the Rail and Shipping freight industry.
  • Ability to follow Quality procedures, including the completion of necessary paperwork.
  • Quality checking own work as to 15085 welding standards.
  • Safe use and knowledge of power tools including Angle Grinders.
  • Good Housekeeping Standards.
  • Excellent time management.

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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