Fort Vale Engineering Limited is the world leader in the precision manufacture of valves and fittings for the transportation of bulk liquids in the tank container, road taker and rail industries. Fort Vale has offices and stock in the UK, USA, Holland, Singapore, China and Russia as well as authorised distributors located around the world. Fort Vale owns self-sufficient manufacturing facilities, having total control over manufacturing processes from foundry to testing. From initial research and development to the final product, Fort Vale can supply quality equipment, both standard and bespoke to meet with each clients requirements. There is an exciting new opportunity for a Welder/Fabricator Apprentice to join the Fort Vale team at their site in Burnley. You will learn to do MIG/MAG and TIG welding and you will have the opportunity to experience various automated welding processes including robot welding, laser cutting technology and CNC LVD press brake procedures.
Personal characteristics they are looking for include:
Duties within the role include:
Read engineering drawings
Measure and mark out
Produce sheet metal components
Assemblies to precision tolerances.
The typical working week is:
Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 16:15pm
Friday 7:30am – 12:30pm