Trainee Blacksmith

Vacancy Details

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy

Employer Name:

Phoenix Forge, Carmarthen

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales

Location:

Trevaughan, Carmarthen

Closing Date:

25/10/2020

Vacancy ID:

47554

Pay:

NMW

Hours of Work:

40

Start Date:

26/10/2020

Age Range:

Applicants must be between 16 and 24

Duration of vacancy:

Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

Careers Wales Admin Ref:

Not specified

Vacancy Description

Occupation:
Engineering Technician
Sector:
Engineering
CLOSING DATE IS ONLY A GUIDELINE AND MAY CHANGE.
SUITABLE CANDIDATE WILL BE OFFERED A START DATE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

The job will involve all aspects of modern and traditional metalwork from traditional hot forging techniques to modern welding and fabrication work.
The applicant will be involved in all manner of work undertaken by the business, this will be massively varied, from producing high end bespoke gates and staircases to small precise work for industry as well as agricultural repairs and one to one teaching of members of the public.
Much of the work will involve assisting the existing team members as they create bespoke architectural and decorative metalwork and deliver training classes to the public.
Practical understanding of hot and cold metalworking techniques would be hugely advantageous for the applicant and would suit a graduate from one of the UK schools of blacksmithing, but not essential.
Hands on knowledge of hot forging techniques such as power hammer work, joining methods, fire-welding and forming would be extremely useful.

Training provided

Full on the job training will be provided by the company, leading to a sustainable job for the right candidate. Interviews will be conducted throughout the duration of the advert, the job will be offered as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Preferred Learning Provider

CAMBRIAN TRAINING COMPANY (WBL)

Desirable personal qualities

Applicant must be hardworking, with a keen eye for detail. Quality is the main focus of the business over time and the applicant must be able to understand the balance between form, function and cost.
The applicant should have a keen and proven interest in the craft.
They should be able to work on their own as well as part of a team.
Understanding of modern welding processes would be an advantage.

Qualification(s) Required

No Minimum Requirements

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No.
Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION*** BEFORE APPLYING FOR THIS VACANCY ENSURE that you are eligible for a Jobs Growth Wales position ENSURE you complete your vacancy profile as fully as possible, and provide an up-to-date mobile number & email address in your application. CHECK your email inbox and Careers Wales account regularly for updates to your application. SUITABLE CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED OF INTERVIEW ARRANGEMENTS AS APPROPRIATE **IF YOU RE INVITED FOR INTERVIEW, please ensure you contact the employer to confirm that you WILL or WILL NOT be attending. **IF YOU ARE OFFERED A START DATE - please ensure you contact the employer to confirm that you WILL or WILL NOT be starting.

Eligibility

Please check that you are eligible to apply for Jobs Growth Wales before applying.
Your application will be refused if you are not eligible.
This vacancy has been placed by the employer in the language of their choice. This means that the vacancy might only appear in Welsh or English.