Engineering Apprenticeship

Permanent / Full Time
£10.50 starting

Main Duties

We are seeking Apprentices to join our team at Winder Power Ltd based in Pudsey LS28.

Level 3 Engineering Apprenticeship will give you the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to become an Engineer for one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of Power & Distribution Transformers,

During your apprenticeship you will gain a wide range of real ‘hands on’ on the job experience, earning an attractive salary increasing for every year you complete at College.

You will work towards achieving the level 3 Engineering Fitter Apprenticeship and on to a rewarding Engineering career, with the potential for further study at level 4 or above.

Apprentice Salary – 1st year £10.50 per hour, 2nd Year £11.50, 3rd Year £12.50

· To carry out all production operations in accordance with the company health & safety policy. Ensuring your personal safety and that of others working in your area;

· Learn to build transformers in the various departments below using technical drawings, bill of materials, standard operating procedures

· Wind high voltage coils up to 66000v at 40MVA.

· Prepare core and winding assemblies for installation to fabricated tanks. Ensuring core and windings are free from damage and debris contamination, and all mechanical clamps and fixings are torque tightened to specification;

· Prepare fabricated tanks to production priority schedule for installation of core and winding assembly. Pre-fitting of gaskets, bushings, instruments, conservator, lid, wiring bars, etc;

· Install core and winding assemblies to fabricated tanks. Ensuring secure slinging of core & winding assemblies and safe positioning to pre-determined dimensions inside the tank. Secure core & winding assembly in position and make internal electrical connections;

· Fill fabricated tank with insulation oil. Ensuring that core & winding assembly is totally covered within the specified period of leaving the oven stoving operation;

· Fit the transformer lid assembly and all other ancillary equipment required for test;

· Complete final assembly operations by fitting all remaining equipment, radiators, conservator, and any associated connection pipework, switches, valves, nameplates, etc;

· Ensure all quality control and customer specific documentation has been completed to specification.

Requirements to carry out the role

GCSEs High school or equivalent
Experience of reading, understanding and interpreting mechanical drawings;
Crane, slinging and lifting experience; (Full training will be provided)


Company Benefits:

25 days holiday + bank holidays

Cycle to work scheme

Free onsite parking

Death in service scheme

Company pension 3% employees contribute 5%

BUPA mental wellbeing package.

Onsite Welfare facilities.

Free Fruit in the canteen,

Pool Table and darts in the canteen

If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for mechanical engineering, we would love to hear from you. Join our team today and contribute to the development of innovative solutions in the field of mechanical engineering.