Trainee Sheet Metal Worker - IDS - REF: KA 043

Company overview:

"Integrated Ductwork Solutions Ltd was established as a company in December 2017. The company specialises in the supply and manufacture of ductwork systems, we supply to contracts all over the UK."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Health & Safety at the forefront always.
  • Provide support to assist tradesmen.
  • Manufacture ductwork using a wide range of machinery e.g.; CNC Plasma cutter, Auto coil, Spot welder, mechanical guillotine, Lock former and Mig Welder.
  • Working from diagrams, CAD drawings and verbal instruction.
  • Working alongside a senior sheet metal worker under supervision.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Must be reliable.
  • Have a willingness to work.
  • Ability to work using own initiative.
  • Hold Maths and English GCSE’s grade 4/C and above or equivlent
  • Have a keen interest in sheet metal fabrication.
  • Some experience preferred but not essential.
  • Driving License preferred but not essential

Location: Knowsley                                                                   
Contracted hours:
40                                                             
Hourly rate of pay:
National Minimum Wage

Closing date: 12 July 2021       

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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