Apprentice Fabrication Welder - RJ Edwards - KA 117

Company overview:

Established in 1961, it is since its acquisition in 1998 by John Mitchell and Simon Holmes that RJ Edwards has been involved in a programme of growth and development. The company is now approaching 40 employees. Between them, John, Simon and their four senior staff have more than 100 years experience of working for RJ Edwards.

Working for the ‘better’ building and civil engineering companies, the company say they pride themselves on the range of services they offer. They fabricate and install quality structural steel, architectural works, staircases and fire escapes, security grilles, security fencing and railings as well as balconies, balustrade, complicated guards for the commercial industry and the retail and private sector. And all manufactured in-house at the company's factory on Knowsley Industrial Park in Kirkby on Merseyside.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must have GCSE GRADE 4/C or above in Maths and English.
  • Heavy manual engineering work assisting tradesmen in various tasks whilst learning on the job.
  • Ensure that Health and Safety is adhered to at all times.
  • Attending college and other courses as and when necessary to achieve the relevant qualifications.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • Be hardworking, reliable and self-motivated

Key skills to be successful in your application are:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Honesty.
  • Hard working attitude.
  • Interest in engineering / fabrication.

Location: Kirkby
Contracted hours: 39 per week 
Hourly rate of pay: NMW
Closing date: 19 January, 2022

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