TGW: Controls Engineering Apprentice

TGW: Controls Engineering Apprentice

TGW

During this 4 year apprenticeship, you will develop various skills in controls engineering, leading to opportunities within our controls realisation team in the future. The apprenticeship will provide you with a fully funded, nationally recognised qualification As one of our apprentices, you will spend the first 42 weeks working full time in AMTC training centre allowing you to gain the foundational skills required. Year 2, you will be working with the business alongside fully qualified engineers, with block release to the training centre to complete your qualification During years 2-4, you will spend time working in various areas of the business, providing you with a good understanding of how we work, our products and procedures. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge of estimation, electrical design, PLC coding, Emulation, Commissioning and testing of automated control systems

Vacancy location Market Harborough
Working week 40.00 hours
Wage Competitive Salary

During this 4 year apprenticeship, you will develop various skills in controls engineering, leading to opportunities within our controls realisation team in the future. The apprenticeship will provide you with a fully funded, nationally recognised qualification

As one of our apprentices, you will spend the first 42 weeks working full time in AMTC training centre allowing you to gain the foundational skills required. Year 2, you will be working with the business alongside fully qualified engineers, with block release to the training centre to complete your qualification

During years 2-4, you will spend time working in various areas of the business, providing you with a good understanding of how we work, our products and procedures. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge of estimation, electrical design, PLC coding, Emulation, Commissioning and testing of automated control systems. 

During years 2-4 of the programme you will spend time working in various areas of the business, providing you with a good understanding of how we work, our products and procedures. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge of estimation, electrical design, PLC coding, Emulation, Commissioning and testing of automated control systems. By the end of your apprenticeship, you will have the skills needed to support and assist in the provision of:

  • Electrical design, including creation of circuit diagrams
  • PLC code preparation, emulation and testing
  • Actively work with the Commissioning Engineers in testing system modules as require
  • Actively working with the Controls Services Managers to plan tasks and ensure the PLC area being commissioned adheres to project schedule
  • Identify and manage the rectification of any hardware and electrical faults
  • Ensuring electrical installations meet the required TGW standard
  • Completing all required commissioning documentation to the required standard

Typical Day 

  • Undertake engineering training as directed by the business
  • Attend our training partners facilities to undertake Advanced Manufacturing Engineering and maintain a portfolio of work
  • Work in a safe manner and follow all health and safety requirements including Risk Assessment, Safe Systems of Work and Controls of Substances Hazardous to Health requirements
  • Maintain and submit an accurate weekly timesheet
  • Develop knowledge of TGW, its departments and products
  • Have visibility and working knowledge of the TGW cultural charter
  • Be responsible for own travel to and from site
  • Actively engage with your mentor
  • Whilst on site, carry out work as directed by the resident lead engineer

Working Hours

Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00

Total hours per week: 40.00

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