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Job Title : LOCKHEED MARTIN UK: Technical Electrical/Electronic Engineering Apprentice
Employer : Lockheed Martin UK Insys Limited
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2HD
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Electrical Engineering
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11688
Vacancy Short Description : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit a technical apprentice in electrical electronic design engineering.

 

Qualifications Required : The salary on this position will only be offered to candidates who have all of the listed qualifications below. Candidates who have the required GCSEs may be considered for a Level 3 Apprenticeship on a lower starting salary.

To be considered for the role you must have:

• A minimum of four GCSEs at grades A*-C or 9-4,
• Two A-Levels in relevant subject area (e.g. Mathematics and Physics) or
Or Engineering Level 3 (or BTEC equivalent e.g. diploma or extended diploma).
• IT proficient (ideally Microsoft Office)
Vacancy Full Description : Lockheed Martin are looking to recruit a technical apprentice in electrical electronic design engineering.

On site training at LMUK Ampthill will see the individual embedded into various projects and functional roles, to allow the full design lifecycle to be captured and employed. This will also provide the individual the opportunity to select where they would like to pursue a post apprenticeship career, allowing any specialised training or development to be undertaken.

• Protection Systems
• Vehicles
• Special Projects
• Manufacturing
• ETF
• Electrical SIL

Typical duties could include:

• Electronic prototyping and wiring
• Designing Electronic equipment using CAD
• Ensuring that configuration management of designs are maintained
• Functional testing of units and fault finding
• Environmental testing of final product
• Attending offsite trials and demonstrations with the end user



This apprenticeship will entail continued study at college, which will lead to the completion of the following qualifications:
• Level 3 NVQ in Engineering (started at college and completed in the workplace)
• HNC completed at end of second year (via day release)
• HND completed at end of third year (via day release)
• Potential option to start BSc in fourth year (via day release, subject to confirmation)
Further qualifications are fully encouraged by LMUK Ampthill post apprenticeship, with a robust mentoring programme firmly established on site. Professional accreditation is also proactively encouraged, with mentoring, support and guidance provided.

Phase 1, Two year day release at college to gain HNC, supported by business area deployment in various departments to obtain a broad spectrum of experience.
Phase 2, One year day release at college to gain HND, supported by focused business area deployment.
Phase 3, Up to two years day release (1 year as an apprentice/1 year as an engineer following completion of 4 year scheme), at a local university, to gain a recognised Electrical/Electronic related degree supported by specialised business area deployment.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 37.5hrs pw Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Salary : £279.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 17/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 02/09/2019
Personal Qualities : A highly motivated individual
A strong communicator, both written and verbal
IT proficient.
Software engineering aware
Skills Required : • Engineering experience through education, especially practical (workshop) experience.
• Computer Aided Design (CAD) experience through education.
• Production of engineering drawings, especially in line with British Standard (BS) 8888
• Electrical Engineering experience through education, especially with regard to British and International Standards.
Future Prospects : To continue to progress with the company. Gaining more experience, a better understanding and continue to work towards more qualifications.
Training to be Provided : The qualifications you will study to achieve will depend on your chosen pathway, and include:

NVQs (work-based learning)
•Electrical and Electronic Engineering NVQ Level 3 Extended Diploma (incorporating level 2 Performing Engineering Operations that is studied in the first year at College)


Technical Certificates (classroom-based learning)
•EAL level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering Technology
•BTEC level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering
•BTEC level 3 Diploma in Engineering
Other Information : Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.

Lockheed Martin are coming to Bedford College to deliver an insight into their apprenticeship training programme. The presentation will cover an overview of their apprenticeship vacancies and candidate requirements as well as an overview of the company, their operations and the benefits of working for this prestigious local employer.
https://www.bedford.ac.uk/lockheed
Things to consider : PLEASE NOTE: CANDIDATES MUST HOLD A UK BASED PASSPORT AND BE PREPARED TO UNDERGO FULL SECURITY CLEARANCES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN APPRENTICESHIP WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN UK.
CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A FULL CV WITH THIS APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.

ALL CANDIDATES MUST ATTEND AN INITIAL ASSESSMENT CENTRE WITH LOCKHEED ON THE 6TH MARCH

CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A CV TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE - AS ONLY A CV WILL BE SUBMITTED TO LOCKHEED MARTIN FOR THIS ROLE. WITHOUT THIS, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT GO ANY FURTHER.
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